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Opinion: We want to help … at our convenience

Opinion: We want to help … at our convenience

Alexander Seow explores how the Afghan crisis has exacerbated that of refugees, and asks if EU nations and the US can’t do more to help.
Beavers are back!

Beavers are back!

Beavers: adorable, fascinating and back in the UK!
Brexit puts UK’s future participation in Horizon and Erasmus+ under serious threat

Brexit puts UK’s future participation in Horizon and Erasmus+ under serious threat

Disputes over the transition period threaten Britain’s future in Erasmus+ and Horizon, a former EU commissioner warns
Poorer students less likely to attend prestigious universities

Poorer students less likely to attend prestigious universities

Students from lower socioeconomic backgrounds tend to attend universities less prestigious than their richer counterparts, even if they have achieved similar grades
Korean embassy officer gives speech at SU

Korean embassy officer gives speech at SU

The talk was popular with UK students looking to gain a working holiday visa in Korea
Album Review: GREY Area by Little Simz

Album Review: GREY Area by Little Simz

Contributor Dylan James reviews Little Simz’s third studio album GREY area which was released earlier this March
UoM inside top 30 in latest QS University rankings, amid Brexit warning

UoM inside top 30 in latest QS University rankings, amid Brexit warning

QS director of rankings Ben Stower warns that UK success in the rankings depends on their Erasmus partnerships
UCU Ballot results in no strike, as turnout falls below threshold again

UCU Ballot results in no strike, as turnout falls below threshold again

For the second time in four months, the required 50% threshold to cause strike action was not reached
Will banknotes save the UK’s most endangered species?

Will banknotes save the UK’s most endangered species?

Online lender Quick Quid has ‘redesigned’ some UK bank notes with endangered animals on to raise awareness about conservation
Jailed academic returns home from UAE after receiving pardon

Jailed academic returns home from UAE after receiving pardon

Matthew Hedges returns home from the UAE where he was accused of being a spy
Most are willing to change their consumption habits to tackle climate change

Most are willing to change their consumption habits to tackle climate change

Research from the University of Manchester shows the consumers are willing to change their consumption habits to combat climate change.
Young people and ethnic minorities positive about UK Universities

Young people and ethnic minorities positive about UK Universities

Universities UK found that 70% of people agree that the UK has some of the best universities in the world
Debt crisis on the horizon for UK higher education

Debt crisis on the horizon for UK higher education

With a total debt estimated at close to £1 Trillion, the U.K. Higher Edication sector could be in turmoil, especially with the threat of Brexit.
University of Manchester climbs 27 places in rankings of world’s most innovative university

University of Manchester climbs 27 places in rankings of world’s most innovative university

The University of Manchester has placed 53rd in Reuters’ list of the world’s most innovative universities, surging 27 places on last year.
University bosses call for ban on essay mills

University bosses call for ban on essay mills

UK university bosses call for the criminalisation of essay mills after research suggests as many as one in seven students are using them
Zero greenhouse gases by 2050?

Zero greenhouse gases by 2050?

An ambitious report by the Royal Academy of Engineering and Royal Society states that the UK could become carbon-neutral by 2050.
Japan overtakes UK as second-most represented nation in world university rankings

Japan overtakes UK as second-most represented nation in world university rankings

Japan claims second-best for universities for the first time ever as the UK reputation diminishes in the face of a growing Asia.

Manchester crowned the best UK city to live in

The Northern Powerhouse ranked top of British cities and 35th globally
Manchester is the UK’s second most congested city, new research reveals

Manchester is the UK’s second most congested city, new research reveals

Only London ranked higher in an investigation into traffic congestion across the country
2018 Festival Guide

2018 Festival Guide

Looking for some summer inspiration for your festivals? let this be your one stop shop!

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