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Breaking News: Oxford Road closed due to burst pipe

Breaking News: Oxford Road closed due to burst pipe

University of Manchester and the Freshers Fair have been shut down this morning due to a burst pipe on Oxford Road
Introducing the new Covid-friendly Manchester SU

Introducing the new Covid-friendly Manchester SU

The building will operate a one-way system
Opinion: The University must enforce its face mask rules

Opinion: The University must enforce its face mask rules

Prasham Sheth argues that face masks must be made compulsory

£153,500 saved for students by Union advice service

Free, confidential service offered by Students’ Union providing information and advice on personal and academic issues has helped students save thousands of pounds

G4S security return to patrol Manchester’s student suburbs

Manchester City Council is implementing security in Fallowfield and Withington to control antisocial behaviour for the second year in a row

Freshers’ Guide: Societies 101

Want to get stuck in to student life, but not sure where to start? Check out our guide to the societies that have something to offer everyone

Societies to look out for during Welcome Week

It’s every fresher’s necessity to join university societies during Welcome Week! Here’s a guide to what you can look out for in your first week

Feature: The Freshers’ Guide to Film Fandom

A fresher from last year shares her advice for all of this year’s new faces in Manchester about how to indulge your passion for film as a student

Manchester travel deals

Manchester’s travel network is great—but it can be expensive. Here’s some advice on keeping your travel costs down when you start your university journey

2014 Welcome Week Events Completely Sell Out

Marcus Johns speaks to Activities and Development Officer Joel Smith, and Head of Residences, Catering, and Bars Emma Stansfield about the runaway success of Welcome Week.

Spotlight: Women’s Campaign

Manchester’s Women’s Campaign offers an inclusive and varied range of events to all interested students, both within the university and in the local community.

Students’ Union label Armed Forces societies “unwelcoming”

-Exec team boot University Royal Navy Unit from outside Students’ Union – University Armed Forces – ‘no different from a society’, yet feel “ostracized” – “A military presence is not appropriate”, says Campaigns Officer

Think film? Think Manchester!

A Fresher’s guide to film in Manchester

Lavish perks offered to peddle club nights to students

– Committee members offered special perks to sell Freshers Pack – SKUM discounts, free entry to clubs among the benefits

The unofficial Freshers guide to scams

Every year students are being scammed, but what is anybody doing about it?