Almost 2,700 students accessed counselling services at the University of Manchester in the 2017-18 academic year, it has been revealed. With around 40,000 students studying at Manchester, this means around 7% of all students have sought help. While this figure is lower than some other Universities, it is still a worrying amount. The statistics used in this article come courtesy of a Freedom of Information request. … Continue reading Mental Health Statistics for the University of Manchester
The University of Manchester is ‘hostile’ towards free speech on campus, according to a recent report by Spiked Online. The report has cast doubt over the notion that a University campus is a location which allows students and staff to engage in free speech. The report suggests very few Universities in the United Kingdom actually actively promote freedom of speech on campus. Some, they suggest, … Continue reading University of Manchester is ‘Hostile’ to Free Speech, Study Suggests
Over eighty years after graduating, it proved to be a very special 101st birthday for a certain alumni member of the University of Manchester. Catherine Palmer (formerly Bolton), has been celebrating her 101st birthday. While this is an incredible age to reach and certainly cause for celebration – Palmer was also handed her graduation certificate – after graduating in 1938. Palmer was given the surprise … Continue reading University of Manchester Graduate Finally Receives Certificate… 80 Years Later!
A brand of hummus which caused debate among students at the University of Manchester has recently been removed from the Campus shop. The ‘Sabra Mezze’ brand of hummus has divided students, with the brand manufactured in the West Bank. Members of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanction (BDS) campaign set up a petition to urge the shop to stop stocking the ‘Sabra Mezze’ brand. Days later, … Continue reading University of Manchester’s Campus Shop Removes Hummus Brand
Staff members across over sixty Universities in the United Kingdom will be striking throughout February and March, following an ongoing row regarding pensions. The strike will be affecting several Universities, with the University of Hull, University of Liverpool, University of Manchester and University of Sheffield among those to be affected. The news has caused concern for students – who would be impacted by the consequences … Continue reading Hull, Liverpool, Manchester and Sheffield Universities Set for Strike Action
Figures obtained by UniEel have revealed huge fines being spent at University’s across the United Kingdom at library’s. At the University of Manchester, it was revealed that students spent £29,557 on library fines during the 2016-17 academic year. This figure is below the average amount seen across institutions in the United Kingdom. To put this figure into perspective, with around 40,000 students at Manchester, this … Continue reading 2016/17 Library Fine Spend Revealed for University of Manchester
A review has placed the University of Manchester as the very best for Universities in the United Kingdom in terms of the number of graduates being targeted by ‘top employers’. This comes as great news for students at Manchester, who can take substantial confidence and pride from this result – with it abundantly clear that top companies are interested in the graduates from this University! … Continue reading University of Manchester Best in the UK for Sought-After Graduates
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