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2nd October 2020 | By Joanna Devany

Student outreach ambassadors confronted with a deserted Oxford Road at start of term

Outreach workers welcoming students to Manchester have faced a freshers’ week like no other as covid-19 regulations left Oxford Road “shockingly empty”. Fears are growing for...

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28th September 2020 | By Matthew Kay

Poorly post war kids have their ‘health holiday’ stories told in new documentary

Manchester Metropolitan University has recorded the experiences of Manchester residents who were sent to Switzerland on 'health holidays' after the Second World War

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29th January 2020 | By Leonie Backhaus

British universities move to help prevent spread of coronavirus

There are currently 132 people killed and over 6,000 infected because of coronavirus and the disease – which originates in the Chinese city of Wuhan...

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20th November 2019 | By Liam Shuker

Campaign launch to change the class of the deadly drug GHB.

#TOXICGHB is a campaign by the Northern Quota raising awareness of the dangers of the drug GHB (gamma-hydroxybutyrate). We want to change the classification of the...

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31st December 2018 | By R.McCourt

New Research shows that one in five 18-24-year olds have contracted an STI from someone they met online.

In the modern era of love and romance, having a relationship with someone you met online is a normal occurrence. Across campus there will be...

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10th December 2018 | By Rebecca Longbottom

Sarah’s story #EyeAmAware

Left with unanswered questions after her children visited the local opticians, Sarah Marston, 48, a checkout operator from Leeds was left feeling saddened after she...

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3rd December 2018 | By nq_admin

#TakeControl Campaign launches – put your health in your hands

Welcome to the launch of the #TakeControl campaign! The aim of this campaign is to raise awareness of the health problems that are caused due...

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21st November 2018 | By Dom Poli

The new gadget that is trying ‘wheelie hard’ to improve cyclists safety

Although Manchester may not share too many similarities with the Dutch capital of Amsterdam, one resemblance to be drawn is the ever-growing presence of cycles...

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19th November 2018 | By Rebecca Longbottom

Campaign launched to raise awareness about eye health in the UK

#EyeAmAware is a campaign to raise awareness among people of all ages and genders about eye health and its importance here in the UK. Its...

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16th November 2018 | By nq_admin

Campaign launched to raise awareness for endometriosis

#EndoAware is a campaign raising awareness for endometriosis – a life changing condition affecting 1 in 10 women of a reproductive age. In the UK...