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Women in Media returns for its seventh year in Manchester

Women in Media returns for its seventh year in Manchester

The Women in Media conference is returning to Manchester for its seventh year in the city. Find out why you won’t want to miss it!
Are our Students’ Union elections fit for purpose?

Are our Students’ Union elections fit for purpose?

In the wake of our recent SU exec elections, Deputy Editor Nicole Wootton-Cane asks if the system is still effective
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
SU votes to become ‘pro-choice Union’: Senate 2 round-up

SU votes to become ‘pro-choice Union’: Senate 2 round-up

The second Senate of the year also saw the decision-making body declare a climate and ecological emergency and back the Misogyny is Hate campaign
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
SU Rebrand and Refurbished Building Unveiled

SU Rebrand and Refurbished Building Unveiled

The University of Manchester Students’ Union have officially unveiled their new branding and space after a three year refurbishment worth £12.5 million.

Exec elections: Low candidate turnout

48 students have put themselves forward in this year’s Exec elections, significantly lower than the 105 that stood last year

Manchester Students’ Union undergoing major refurbishment

The commercial areas of the Students’ Union are set to close from May until next September whilst the building undergoes a huge renovation project

University of Manchester Students’ Union backs BDS

After the Students’ Union voted to endorse the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign, The Mancunion looks into the debates surrounding the movement

Preview: Interfaith Evening – ‘We Stand Together’

The Students’ Union is hosting an interfaith evening, ‘We Stand Together’, to showcase and promote community cohesion between various faiths in Manchester

SU will not boycott NSS despite NUS decision

The University of Manchester’s Students’ Union have stated that they will not yet be boycotting the NSS in reaction to an impending decision on controversial higher education legislation, TEF, despite the NUS’ position

Manchester Students’ Union calls upon university to reverse its plans to cut bursaries

In a petition, they demand the university acknowledge its commitment to social responsibility and widening participation

Swastika defaces Manchester Exec candidate’s banner

A candidate in the Exec elections at the University of Manchester Students’ Union has had several posters defaced and removed, including one defaced with Nazi imagery

Pangaea, ‘poogate’, and prangs

Despite spending time in the medical tent, our Deputy Editor-in-Chief managed to enjoy the atmosphere, decoration, and costumes at Pangaea’s tenth birthday

Manchester Students’ Union adopts the Living Wage

Following an extensive student-led campaign, the University of Manchester’s Students’ Union is to implement the National Living Wage

Chancellor scraps maintenance grants

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne announced today that students from households with less than £25000 income will be forced to borrow all of their maintenance financing in loans, replacing the current grant system

Live: Students’ Union Exec election results

The Mancunion is covering the announcements results of the Exec elections live from Club Academy

Students’ Union launches workshops to teach the Skills for Change

‘Skills For Change’, a series of workshops on the art of campaigning, launches on the 30th September.

It’s Wednesday, Why Not!

The Students’ Union launch a new Student night on the 17th September—Why Not Wednesdays.

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