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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.
A fresher’s diary: Semester one secrets

A fresher’s diary: Semester one secrets

Every fresher goes through a rollercoaster of highs and lows throughout semester one, so here’s some tips for surviving semester two!
‘Sexual violence on campus must be addressed’: new report into rape culture on campus suggests how UoM can make students safer

‘Sexual violence on campus must be addressed’: new report into rape culture on campus suggests how UoM can make students safer

Campaign group Resist Rape culture have conducted a report into sexual violence on campus from May to July 2021
UoM and the UK lead the way for COVID-19 pill production

UoM and the UK lead the way for COVID-19 pill production

UK becomes first country to approve new COVID-19 treatment pill, and the University of Manchester will be a key driver in its production
Sports Societies Fair postponed amidst Oxford Road chaos

Sports Societies Fair postponed amidst Oxford Road chaos

An alternative, unofficial Sports Society Freshers Fair has taken place in the Armitage Centre following the Oxford Road flooding that has caused severe disruption across Manchester.
Student businesses to follow  #1: Accessories

Student businesses to follow #1: Accessories

This first installment of the Student businesses to follow series which focuses on accessories brands.
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
UoM student wins Little Mix: The Search

UoM student wins Little Mix: The Search

Pippa Dennis talks with Since September’s Patrick Ralphson on leaving UoM to tour with Little Mix, meeting McFly and winning The Search
UoM Computer Science Society event of the year: The Great Uni Hack

UoM Computer Science Society event of the year: The Great Uni Hack

UniCS’s Great Uni Hack is coming up next week! Here’s all you need to know…

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