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Victory for MMU as Varsity returns for 2024

Victory for MMU as Varsity returns for 2024

It was a day to remember for Manchester Metropolitan as they finished their season on a high, ousting the University of Manchester 20-38 in a thrilling comeback for The Manchester Varsity Series.  At last, Varsity returned to a ticketed event, sold-out by both universities. As kick off approached, supporters were primed and ready to enjoy […]
The University has announced changes to international check-in system

The University has announced changes to international check-in system

A statement made on December 11 announced several changes to the check-in system for international students, including changes to where students can check-in and clarification on checking-in over the Christmas break
Manchester is purple: UoM vs MMU’s first rugby varsity clash in six years doesn’t disappoint

Manchester is purple: UoM vs MMU’s first rugby varsity clash in six years doesn’t disappoint

Against the odds UoM pulled off a stunning derby win against rivals MMU. We give a match break down to see just how they did it.
What have your SU execs been up to this year?

What have your SU execs been up to this year?

The Mancunion investigates whether each member of the 2022/23 Exec Team has fulfilled the promises in their manifesto, whilst looking into the structure of democracy at our SU more widely
The virtual therapist: Could online CBT revolutionise mental health care?

The virtual therapist: Could online CBT revolutionise mental health care?

With 25% of mental health patients waiting more than 12 weeks on the NHS for psychological treatments, could iCBT provide treatment for sufferers of depression and anxiety?
Meet the film club doing it differently in Didsbury

Meet the film club doing it differently in Didsbury

The Didsbury Fictional Film Club is a new organisation dedicated to screening unique movies to residents of Greater Manchester
Meet UoM’s new medieval film club

Meet UoM’s new medieval film club

We interview Dr Ingrid Rembold about the University of Manchester’s new Medieval Film Club
Solidarity pop-up gig hosted in support of University occupiers

Solidarity pop-up gig hosted in support of University occupiers

In response to an ultimatum to the occupiers from the University, a ‘pop-up’ gig was held under the famous University of Manchester arch
UCU members join thousands on “Walk Out Wednesday”

UCU members join thousands on “Walk Out Wednesday”

The UCU started off their 18 days of industrial action over February and March with a strike coordinated across many unions, including the RMT and the NEU
Christopher Jackson leaves the University of Manchester following racism row

Christopher Jackson leaves the University of Manchester following racism row

Christopher Jackson has left the University of Manchester after a row with Vice-President Martin Schröder over “institutional racism”
UNISON announces re-ballot over discontent with August pay-award

UNISON announces re-ballot over discontent with August pay-award

UNISON, has announced that it will re ballot all of its members about whether to take industrial action
Never OK: A stand against sexual harassment

Never OK: A stand against sexual harassment

Never OK, an anti-harassment campaign run by UoM, MMU, and UoS, aims to create a zero-tolerance culture towards sexual misconduct
Review: Be Home Soon (UMDS)

Review: Be Home Soon (UMDS)

UoM Drama Society’s first play of this academic year Be Home Soon is a heart-warming story full of promise and talent for its amateur cast
EDI Director Banji Adewumi calls for UoM to become “centre of excellence for inclusion”

EDI Director Banji Adewumi calls for UoM to become “centre of excellence for inclusion”

Banji Adewumi, the EDI director at the University of Manchester, sat down with us for the second episode of Under the Spotlight. We discussed politics, staff negotiations and inclusivity
UoM vs MMU: Where is the love?

UoM vs MMU: Where is the love?

UoM and MMU students have been rivals since the dawn of time. Is the rivalry justified, or does it just make UoM’s students look like snobs?
Tornado Dreams Review: Daisy Harris is brimming with imagination

Tornado Dreams Review: Daisy Harris is brimming with imagination

Cameron Hughes reviews the debut album from UoM student Daisy Harris.
MANCUNION EXCLUSIVE: UoM and MMU to merge to form the first UK “Super-Uni”

MANCUNION EXCLUSIVE: UoM and MMU to merge to form the first UK “Super-Uni”

Breaking news: Leaked correspondence between the University of Manchester and Manchester Metropolitan reveal plans for huge merger.
A student’s guide to networking

A student’s guide to networking

With WIM and graduations coming up, it’s essential to know how to network and the best tips to make new connections
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
What’s in my tote

What’s in my tote

WIM is coming up fast, so here are a few tote essentials you’ll need to make the most of WIM’s jam-packed weekend.