Layla Faruque

Layla Faruque
Manchester University


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The rugby boys are looking for dates for the Rugby Club Dinner

Shout out to all the single ladies

Manchester’s Women in Media Conference 2017 is taking place this weekend

If you’re a female who dreams of working in the media then this event is a must

Hate crime reporting centres have opened at MMU

Students will be able to report any hate crime

WHP apologise for picturing a Hindu god smoking and drinking in a promo picture

They had Shiva in fancy dress

A new gin bar has opened up in the Gay Village

Gin for the win

Two Manchester clubs have been named as the best in the UK

They were crowned earlier this week at the Best of British awards

Here are the festive jumpers that won’t hurt your eyes this Christmas

Just beautiful people in beautiful knitwear

There is going to be £500 hidden in Manchester City Centre this weekend

Just in time for secret santa

Donate a gift box for the homeless community

Because Christmas is for giving, not just recieving.

Campus style: the winter coat edition

Why not procrastinate and have a look as some sassy girls in sassy coats

The best of the worst of the Daily Mail comments section

It’s a jungle out there

The Closet is reopening with even more vintage garms

Make sure you get down to The Closet for their reopening on Thursday

CoppaFeel!: getting to know your boobs

Meet the Manchester uni boob team making sure that girls check themselves

Justin Bieber storms off stage during Manchester gig

Is it too late now to say sorry?

Guide dog puppies are coming to the MMU students’ union

You can book 15 minute cuddle appointments

Manchester nights out according to their online reviews

People who complain online are always weird

Anxiety and panic attacks ruined Freshers’ Week for me

My phobia of being sick meant I was having three to four anxiety attacks a day

I tried out the 2016/17 make-up trends we’ll supposedly all be wearing in a year

Sorry, what is ‘negative space eyeliner’

I tried out the most bizarre beauty routines from celebrity gossip websites

Does this mean that we will look like Jessica Biel now? JT where you at?

We asked Glasto virgins what they expect from the festival

‘I mean it’s good vibes or no vibes really’

Is it time to wave farewell to heels and embrace trainers?

Wave goodbye to body-con, say hello to jeans

What’s the best Parklife after party?

See which Saturday Afterlife we’ve got our eye on

Junk in the Northern Quarter is our new fashion haven

Get your wardrobe festival-ready

Man Met climbed an impressive 16 places in uni rankings

Next they’ll overtake UoM

The Closet have your summer look-book sorted

They may have closed for the summer but they’ve done one final look book to count down the days till the re-opening

This is what you can buy at the Missguided X The Closet collab

It’s between the Manchester Academy and the SU