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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…
‘I got stopped because I’m black and wearing a tracksuit’: Zac Adan speaks out at student protest

‘I got stopped because I’m black and wearing a tracksuit’: Zac Adan speaks out at student protest

Adan was among many of the speakers at the protest to share his experience with the university
Manchester University: Inside the protests that rocked an institution

Manchester University: Inside the protests that rocked an institution

The protest began with rallies and chants, coloured with flares and protest signs igniting the dark Fallowfield skies
Meet the Covid fighting UoM graduate making engineering history

Meet the Covid fighting UoM graduate making engineering history

For Matt Danby, the last two years have been a rollercoaster ride
UoM plans Zoom pause after half a million meetings

UoM plans Zoom pause after half a million meetings

The University said employees should use the time to learn something new
UCU: cutting staff due to coronavirus would be viewed as ‘unfair dismissal’

UCU: cutting staff due to coronavirus would be viewed as ‘unfair dismissal’

UMUCU told The Mancunion that the University’s cost-saving drive has left some staff worried that their fixed-term contracts are unlikely to be renewed
Does UoM’s admissions process prioritise the privileged?

Does UoM’s admissions process prioritise the privileged?

The University of Manchester’s latest Access and Participation Plan indicates students from independent schools are more likely to be made an offer
Manchester universities urge landlords to release students from contracts

Manchester universities urge landlords to release students from contracts

Several universities have come together to write an open letter to private landlords in light of Covid-19
Sporting conversations with Michael Cousins – UoM first team water polo captain

Sporting conversations with Michael Cousins – UoM first team water polo captain

Michael Cousins reveals what it means to represent the University as a first team captain
Review: The Wolf From The Door

Review: The Wolf From The Door

Alexia Pieretti reviews the University of Manchester Drama Society’s production of Rory Mullarkey’s The Wolf from the Door
“I trusted the University… but I just feel really let down”: Navigating mitigating circumstances

“I trusted the University… but I just feel really let down”: Navigating mitigating circumstances

Asha’s story is still on-going, with an appeal decision yet to be reached
University of York announce full divestment from fossil fuels

University of York announce full divestment from fossil fuels

York Vice-Chancellor Charlie Jeffrey said the University had “an obligation to act”
Universities renew private security patrols in Fallowfield

Universities renew private security patrols in Fallowfield

Both UoM and MMU have committed to re-starting the private security patrols in Fallowfield and Withington