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Salford Red Devils offer schools free tickets for Wigan Warriors clash

Credits: Alamy Salford Red Devils are offering schools free tickets for their game against Wigan Warriors next month as part of an ongoing initiative to bring ‘the spectacle’ of live rugby to children. The club is returning with their ‘Building the Future’ initiative which offers schools from Greater Manchester chance to attend Betfred Super League […]

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Visa conditions ‘restrict’ students as many struggle to find suitable work

While many overseas students are able to work up to 20 hours per term on their visas, some are still struggling to find a job that fits their studies. Navigating the UK job market may already be challenging and very competitive, but Manchester students are finding the busy nature of the city a further obstacle. […]

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Top scientist’s speech highlights lack of international female representation in the field

Inclusion and gender bias were the focal point of an event at University of Salford this week to mark the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. The conference was held at the New Adelphi theatre on the University grounds on the 6th of February 2024. The keynote speaker, Dame Susan Jocelyn Bell Burnell  […]

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Manchester’s international students face work and housing crisis forcing some to head for home

A Manchester international student has revealed he may have to return home as communities face struggles with transitioning to life in the UK. Alan Saji (24) is a post graduate student of Indian descent studying at Salford University. His comments have come against the backdrop of the International Day of Education celebrated on January 24th. […]

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“I spent almost 2 months in an Airbnb”: International Students in Manchester Struggle to Find Affordable Accommodation Amid Housing Crisis

International students studying in Manchester are facing an accommodation crisis as the city struggles to keep up with the demand for affordable housing. Many of these students are currently facing an accommodation crisis, as the city struggles to keep up with the demand for affordable housing. According to recent reports, the cost of renting accommodation […]

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Bayern Munich v Manchester City: Champions League Preview

Champions League Quarter-Final Second Leg (0-3 agg.) The Champions League has been far from kind to Manchester City, with the club still waiting to get their hands on the famous trophy despite winning six domestic titles in the last 11 seasons. Despite this, the club has slowly been accumulating a collection of famous European nights, […]

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FIFA confirms 48 teams to feature in the 2026 World Cup with 32 to head to the knockouts

The 2026 FIFA World Cup will feature a record 48 teams, rather than the usual 32 teams. The revised format is going to have four groups with 12 teams. Mexico and the United States of America are set to host the quadrennial event which is projected to have a record 104 games. Initially, the world […]

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‘Cost-of-living crisis impairs the mental health of pet owners in the UK’

Pet ownership in UK is becoming a source of stress and impaired mental health due to the rise in the cost-of-living crisis. A recent survey conducted by the national pet charity organisation, Blue Cross, suggests that the cost-of-living pressure and the need to care for pets leaves a negative impact on owners’ mental health. The […]

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Spring Budget 2023 – Jeremy Hunt unveils extra 30 hours free childcare to get parents back to work

In the 2023 Spring Budget, Jeremy Hunt has announced 30 free hours of childcare a week for children from nine months to two-year-olds, which was already in place for three and four year olds in the UK. Mr Hunt also announced changes to Universal Credit childcare payments. The new childcare scheme is a part of […]

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“The problem is not only about the pay” – NHS nurse opens up on how the post covid era has led to the breakdown of UK’s healthcare system

NHS nurses have been fighting for an increase in pay for over two months now. Despite striking for several days over the course of the past few months, the government has not agreed to give a pay rise to the nurses. Mrs Rajana Alakandy, who works at Queen Alexandria Hospital, Portsmouth, is one of the […]

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