Friedrich Engels, by virtue of a statue in Deansgate, is ingrained in the heart of the city of Manchester. But how did a German man, who co-wrote the communist manifesto, become a Mancunian icon? What does Manchester owe to him?
Getting into the Festive Spirit: Previously mentioned in the November issue, we thought we would remind you again that there’s no better way to get into the Christmas spirit than at the Manchester Christmas Markets! Spread around the city centre, explore this year’s markets to drink some mulled wine, whilst eating festive food and shopping Continue Reading
Throughout this year there will be a vast amount of careers events run by the careers service, which any of you may attend. These events are course based, aimed at history students, and also school based, for arts, languages and cultures students meaning that there will be an event for any kind of career path Continue Reading
Ashburne Hall was first created in 1899 and soon became a symbol of the move toward equality in terms of female academia. Prior to the creation of Ashburne Hall, John Owens had created a male only cohort at the university and it wasn’t until an act of parliament that the barrier preventing women attending university Continue Reading
As you sit at a desk trying to recall a mountain of information learnt in three hours each week for the last few months, it’s tempting to dream about pastures sunny. In this issue, we’ve provided you with the perfect fodder for those forgetful exam moments, though we’d recommend saving it for after you’ve walked Continue Reading