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Review: Tiramisu (UMDS)

Review: Tiramisu (UMDS)

Tiramisu, which was performed at the University of Manchester SU, is an excellently existential adaptation of Annie Baker’s The Antipodes
Cops off campus and bus fares: Here’s what happened at the first ever Union Assembly

Cops off campus and bus fares: Here’s what happened at the first ever Union Assembly

The first ever Union Assembly of the 2022/23 academic year saw motions passed on kicking cops off campus and transport policy
Why the SU is annoyingly unrepresentative

Why the SU is annoyingly unrepresentative

The Students’ Union from next year is worryingly unrepresentative with the removal of the International Officer and the introduction of a BAME Associate Chair
Societies X RAG Charity Fashion Show round up

Societies X RAG Charity Fashion Show round up

Our roundup and favourite looks from the Student Union fashion show
A Very Potter Musical: Review and interview with the director (UMMTS)

A Very Potter Musical: Review and interview with the director (UMMTS)

Harriet Mcdonald reviews UMMTS’ A Very Potter Musical at the Students Union and interviews the musical’s director, Sophie Beake
In conversation with the UoM SU women’s officer on Reclaim the Night

In conversation with the UoM SU women’s officer on Reclaim the Night

What does the Student Union make of the Reclaim the Night event?
The SU Fashion Show is here – everything you need to know

The SU Fashion Show is here – everything you need to know

We give you the low down on all the information you need to know about the charity event hosted by the Student Union taking place on April 25th
‘Gash or Tash’: Five complaints for Student Union bar after risqué quiz round

‘Gash or Tash’: Five complaints for Student Union bar after risqué quiz round

Students have reacted negatively after a new round of the Student Union bar hosted by Dizzy Quiz featured photos of pubic hair
On this day February 8 2018: Why was Sabra hummus removed from campus shelves?

On this day February 8 2018: Why was Sabra hummus removed from campus shelves?

Sabra hummus is not sold on UoM campus anymore but why not and who is to blame
The University of Manchester remove the option of an automatic extension

The University of Manchester remove the option of an automatic extension

The Student Union stand firmly against the University of Manchester on removing automatic assessment extensions
All you need to know about the Part Time Officer Elections

All you need to know about the Part Time Officer Elections

The position of becoming a part-time officer at the SU has now opened up and this is all students need to know about it.

The SU Steps Up to encourage drug awareness

The SU and Students on Sustainable Drug Policy are working together to provide drug testing kits for students
Nancy Out: What’s happened since the vote?

Nancy Out: What’s happened since the vote?

What next for the Nancy Out! campaign? Will Nancy Rothwell be forced to resign?
#NoMoreNancy: Students launch campaign to oust the Vice-Chancellor

#NoMoreNancy: Students launch campaign to oust the Vice-Chancellor

Students launch petition calling for a vote of no confidence in the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Manchester
You’ve got a friend in me: Join the SU Buddy Scheme now

You’ve got a friend in me: Join the SU Buddy Scheme now

The Student Union has introduced a Buddy Scheme to help students feeling stressed, isolated, or overwhelmed due to the pandemic
Fresh guidelines on free speech at Universities published

Fresh guidelines on free speech at Universities published

Amid fears over self-censorship by students, guidelines have been published about how free speech should be encouraged by universities.
Put your jazz-hands in the air

Put your jazz-hands in the air

Sophie Marriott and Cachella Smith argue the implications of the SU’s motion to encourage jazz-hands over clapping is “short-sighted” and instead Senate should seek to “create an atmosphere where people feel safe and comfortable enough to raise such an issue and ask for a quieter environment”
NUS launch Totum to replace NUS Extra

NUS launch Totum to replace NUS Extra

The NUS’ new Totum service and app will replace the eight-year old NUS Extra discount card, which will aim to provide a more holistic engagement platform for students
Students ‘Reclaim the Night’

Students ‘Reclaim the Night’

Students took to the streets to protest violence against women
The widening gap between SU Exec officers and students

The widening gap between SU Exec officers and students

They represent a 40,000-strong student body, yet many struggle to recall their names or what they do

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