Poppy Bilderbeck

Poppy Bilderbeck
Manchester University


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AJ Tracey is coming to Platt Fields park today at 4pm

‘Coming to link you lot and shoot some hoops today. Everyone invited just turn up!’

Two UoM security guards charged with racially aggravated assault after Fallowfield incident

They will appear in court next month

Manchester’s Sarah Everard Vigil: UoM’s silence this week has been deafening

‘I am overwhelmed and exhausted, yet the uni have shown no acknowledgement as to what is happening’

Two Manchester students to walk 10k in aid of Reclaim the Night

Evie and Fiona want to ‘reclaim ownership of the streets that now feel so threatening’

Another #KillTheBill Protest to take place organised by Sisters Uncut MCR

‘We will not be silenced. End state and gendered violence’

Kill the Bill Protest held in Manchester City Centre

It took place in St Peter’s Square

Vigil held for Sarah Everard in Manchester City Centre

It took place in St Peter’s Square by the statue of Emmeline Pankhurst

Manchester students pass Vote of No Confidence in Nancy Rothwell

The #NancyOut campaign took an 89 per cent majority

Here’s how you can take part in the Reclaim the Night events in Manchester this week

There will be a series of events, fundraising activities and campaign actions

The Manchester Tab is looking for new writers and we want you!

Our open meeting is next Wednesday via Zoom

Manchester Uni recommends watching ‘how to fold socks’ video to ‘beat January blues’

The email offered advice as to how students can look after their mental wellbeing throughout January

UoM explicitly rule out blanket ‘no disadvantage’ policy for this term

This was announced in response to SAFER’s letter of appeal

A man has been charged with sexually assaulting female students in Fallowfield

He was sent to court this morning

Parklife set to return in September 2021

It will take place over the weekend of the 11th to 12th September

Geography students demand UoM introduce no-detriment policy for this year

‘The current policies in place are completely unacceptable to support students’

Student sets up organisation to bring together Manchester action groups

The Student Consciousness Movement is to act as an ‘umbrella organisation’

University of Manchester SU blasted for giving staff ‘poverty’ furlough wages

One student employee usually works 94 hours, but is getting furlough based on just six hours’ pay

UoM SU blasted for giving staff ‘poverty’ furlough wages

One student employee usually works 94 hours, but is getting furlough based on just six hours’ pay

Meet Manchester’s latest up and coming artist: Goteki 45

‘Amidst everything the government is telling us to do, I think creatives are really working hard to still make sure they can support themselves and each other’

‘They said I look like a drug dealer’: Manc student ‘racially profiled’ by uni security

The university has suspended security guards and is investigating

Manchester security stopped student occupiers from receiving food deliveries

‘A security guard grabbed by arm and threw the chips on the floor’

Inside the Manchester protests: Everything that happened at Owen’s Park last night

Police turned up to the latest Manchester Uni protests

Meet MSG’s new channel with Twitch: Manchester Streaming Group

‘More than ever, online communities are the closest we get to sharing experiences’

Protesting Manchester students tear down the fences put up around halls

Hundreds of students marched through campus

Meet the UoM second year who’s started a Pakistani vegetarian food business

Malik’s Tiffin Boxes is freshly prepared and even does delivery within the Fallowfield area

Meet student action group S.A.F.E.R, ‘fighting for academic, financial and physical safety’

S.A.F.E.R, ‘A Student Action for a Fair and Educated Response’

A #SAVETHERAVE music cycle took place last night in Manchester

The ride was to raise awareness for Manchester’s struggling music industry

Manchester student launches #IDO mental health photography campaign

He said: ‘During lockdown, it’s like loads of people have forgotten about mental health’

Organisation All Black Lives Manc is holding a day of action and march

The event will take place this Sunday

Manchester students are ‘in intensive care’ due to Covid-19

Over 1,000 UoM students have been confirmed as testing positive for the virus

University of Manchester now has over 1,000 cases of coronavirus on campus

1,041 students and 20 members of staff have tested positive

Manc band Monday Night Special on their new album and how they’re staying creative during covid

‘This is definitely a challenging year to think about starting a band, but as moist as it sounds, carpe diem!’

824 Manchester Uni students have confirmed positive cases of coronavirus

18 members of staff have also tested positive

Organisation All Black Lives Manc is holding ‘an anti-racist event’ this Sunday

It will take place in Piccadilly Gardens and will ‘celebrate Black culture’

Student mental health is being neglected, right when we need help the most

I had coronavirus, and as my physical symptoms improved, my mental health decreased

Exclusive: ‘It’s shambolic’ MSG Admin Farris Ramzy on the MMU halls fiasco

‘The government knew what was coming, they sent students back anyway and now they’re blaming us’

Exclusive: Fallowfield Student Group rebrand to Manchester Students’ Group

‘2020 was unprecedented. In a time when we are forced apart, our virtual community must come together’

Coronavirus cases at MMU halls after parties of over 100 people

Part of Birley Halls is now in lockdown due to the outbreak

MMU students host parties at halls despite local lockdown and new rule of six

There were around 100 students

Here’s everything you should know about Manchester Uni before Freshers’ Week

How to be a Manny student 101

‘He rang his mum’: Fallow students share their worst experiences on a date

‘He was a Tory’

‘Manchester should be proud’: Thousands protest for Black Lives Matter

Each day saw upwards of 15,000 people protesting

Two Black Lives Matter protests to take place in Manchester this weekend

The protests will take place on both Saturday and Sunday

Meet Freddie Pearson: Manchester third year with 120,000 Instagram followers

The mental health advocate spills all on ‘influencing’, fitness and social media

Forget Fallow’s Fittest, meet Fallow’s Frankest lockdown looks

‘Cos the only way I’d be getting a six pack this lockdown is by fake tanning it on

This Manchester student did a full-on photoshoot in Allen’s chicken shop

Up and coming singer-songwriter Ari Mor reveals all

20 Fallow-fashion things to do in the Coronavirus lockdown

The sesh lives on in the comfort of your Surrey home

The lonely effects of self-isolating for COVID-19

Self-isolating is all well and good, unless you have depression (woo)

We asked Manc students for their worst night out stories, and wow they’re gross

‘I stole a bouncer’s motorbike and drove it past him’

Here’s the tea: MMU house parties are infinitely better than those of UoM

The pill-seeking fire dancer being the cherry on the cake