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LeadMCR roles explained – Could this be you?

LeadMCR roles explained – Could this be you?

Looking for a post-grad job opportunity? Lead MCR is back with plenty of leadership and team opportunities to improve Manchester’s SU
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
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
Meet your women’s committee!

Meet your women’s committee!

What’s the SU Women’s Committee? Find out here!
Lights, Camera, Election: Casting our vote on the best political films and TV

Lights, Camera, Election: Casting our vote on the best political films and TV

Our writers consider their favourite political films, in light of the student elections
Ranked: The AU sports teams with highest club night turnout

Ranked: The AU sports teams with highest club night turnout

With BUCS games cancelled, we’ve had to find a new way to rank the AU sports teams – but who will be declared the most social?
Senate move to replace Activities Officer with Ethics and Environment: Senate 4 round-up

Senate move to replace Activities Officer with Ethics and Environment: Senate 4 round-up

Senate also voted to lobby the University for more accessible accommodation for women of faith, and to provide bursaries and access schemes for EU and international students
Students opinions on Gen Sec’s anti-vegan rant

Students opinions on Gen Sec’s anti-vegan rant

Kwarme Kwarteng published a string of posts on his personal facebook account criticising justifications for veganism
A note from the Deputy Editor: Why should I care about Senate?

A note from the Deputy Editor: Why should I care about Senate?

What is Senate, and why should you care? Your Deputy Editor explains how the largest decision-making body in the SU works, and why more students should take an interest
First Senate cut short by low attendance

First Senate cut short by low attendance

A number of important policies, including Reclaim the Night reform, were unable to be discussed as Senate once again failed to reach its attendance threshold
XR protest the UoM Freebies Fair

XR protest the UoM Freebies Fair

Protestors accused certain Freebies Fair companies of ‘greenwashing’
SU Activities Officer glues herself to Barclays

SU Activities Officer glues herself to Barclays

SU Activities Officer Lizzy Haughton has glued herself to Barclays as part of an Extinction Rebellion protest
SU generates 5,000 meals for needy

SU generates 5,000 meals for needy

532 Bar and Kitchen is the fourth-highest producer of meals in the scheme
Climate activists end UoM occupation

Climate activists end UoM occupation

The group called UoM’s tactics “heavy handed”
Grads have a ball in Whitworth Hall

Grads have a ball in Whitworth Hall

Grads had fun in a special venue
Year In Review 2019: Liberation & Access Officer Sara Khan

Year In Review 2019: Liberation & Access Officer Sara Khan

The figure behind clap-gate goes under the microscope
Year In Review 2019: International Students’ Officer Riddi Viswanathan

Year In Review 2019: International Students’ Officer Riddi Viswanathan

She spent £1,000 on an 83-second-long video on mitigating circumstances
Year In Review 2019: Activities Officer Lizzy Haughton

Year In Review 2019: Activities Officer Lizzy Haughton

Haughton introduced the Zero-Waste shop in the SU
Year In Review 2019: Education Officer Olivia Meisl

Year In Review 2019: Education Officer Olivia Meisl

Olivia Meisl has enjoyed a very active year as Education Officer at the Students’ Union (SU). She attended 97% of her scheduled meetings, spent just 3.6% of the Exec’s budget, and successfully helped introduce the new Postgraduate Students’ Officer role for 2019/20. Meisl’s £298 spend was mainly on travel for the Lessons From Auschwitz programme, […]
Year In Review 2019: Communities Officer Shamima Khonat

Year In Review 2019: Communities Officer Shamima Khonat

She recorded an average meeting attendance of 86.6%

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