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“Whose streets? Our streets” chants echo during Reclaim the Night

“Whose streets? Our streets” chants echo during Reclaim the Night

This years Reclaim the Night protest saw hundreds of students marching from Fallowfield to the Students’ Union in protest against gender-based violence
University Watch November: What’s going on around the UK?

University Watch November: What’s going on around the UK?

A round-up of some of the big news from other Universities in the UK this November
Series of ‘teach-outs’ kick off first two days of UCU strikes

Series of ‘teach-outs’ kick off first two days of UCU strikes

The first two days of UCU strikes saw teach-outs on topics including freedom in Iran, industrial action, and alternatives to capitalism
Reclaim the Nightlife cancelled

Reclaim the Nightlife cancelled

Reclaim the Nightlife, the Students’ Union’s all-inclusive club night held in Academy 2 has been cancelled, due to low ticket sales
Students’ Union events in the run up to Reclaim the Night

Students’ Union events in the run up to Reclaim the Night

The Students Union have announced campaign goals and events in the run-up to the march for this years Reclaim the Night
Students’ Union stands with UCU strikes

Students’ Union stands with UCU strikes

The Students’ Union will support upcoming UCU industrial action, in support of lecturers and other academic staff, it announced on November 17
Police Now promoting in SU despite police ban

Police Now promoting in SU despite police ban

Following the passing of the ‘cops off campus’ policy’ the charity Police Now were advocating for the police in the Students’ Union building
UCU Teach Outs to be held in the Students’ Union

UCU Teach Outs to be held in the Students’ Union

As alternatives to missed lecture time, university staff will be providing four informal lectures, known as ‘Teach Outs’, in the Students’ Union
UoM students to receive £170 to tackle cost of living crisis

UoM students to receive £170 to tackle cost of living crisis

The initiative will cost the University £9 million in the largest payout of any UK University
Students’ Union launches Black History Month celebrations

Students’ Union launches Black History Month celebrations

The Students’ Union has 12 events planned throughout October to celebrate Black History Month, covering talks to music events to networking sessions
Union Assembly votes to keep police off campus

Union Assembly votes to keep police off campus

A motion severely limiting police presence on campus was passed by a large majority at the first Union Assembly
Exclusive: SU secures £360,000 in funding to help with cost-of-living crisis

Exclusive: SU secures £360,000 in funding to help with cost-of-living crisis

Exclusive: The SU has announced £360,000 in funding from the University of Manchester to help students with the cost-of-living crisis
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
Your SU Needs You!

Your SU Needs You!

Max Earnshaw convinces us why every student at the University of Manchester should vote in the upcoming SU elections
Nominations are OPEN for the SU elections

Nominations are OPEN for the SU elections

Find out a little more about the new SU elected positions and what you could do to represent the student body.
Student protest disrupts pro-Israel stall outside SU

Student protest disrupts pro-Israel stall outside SU

This afternoon a student protest disrupted a pro-Israel stall ran by the Union of Jewish Students and Israel education organisation Stand With Us.
Is UoM doing enough to support its student sex workers?

Is UoM doing enough to support its student sex workers?

What the leader of the Support for Student Sex Workers campaign has to say about why the uni needs to do more to support its students
The UCU strikes: Why are they taking place and what are the SU doing?

The UCU strikes: Why are they taking place and what are the SU doing?

Everything you need to know ahead of the UCU strikes this week
Missing Money, Broken Membership System: Societies’ Rising Discontent With Student’s Union

Missing Money, Broken Membership System: Societies’ Rising Discontent With Student’s Union

UoM’s society committees draw light on a frustrating year of operating under lockdown restrictions alongside an unresponsive Student’s Union
Is our free speech under attack? It’s up for debate

Is our free speech under attack? It’s up for debate

Clementine Lawrence examines the difficulties universities face when it comes to navigating the minefield that is free speech

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