Our Research

INSIGHT DEPARTMENT

The University of Manchester Students’ Union are working to become the experts on students. A newly formed Insight Department has been created to provide the most up to date and relevant research and insight. Work is completed to ensure the Students’ Union and Manchester Academy provide the best possible service across all areas of the organisations.

The department currently produce work for a variety of audiences, and are regularly commissioned by external organisations. Work includes:

- Market and Social Research
- Data Analysis and Intelligience Services
- Data Management

Demographics/Research Queries:

Interested in the demographics of students in Manchester? Please contact henri.eglesorotos@manchester.ac.uk  

Commissioning:

Have a research need that needs some answers? Need some student related insight? We offer research and insight consultancy. Please contact henri.eglesorotos@manchester.ac.uk


MANCHESTER STUDENTS: A STUDENT SAFETY & CRIME AUDIT

REPORT: Classes,Clubbing & Criminal Victimisation: Manchester Safety Audit

Lead Researchers: Henri Egle Sorotos, MMRS & Ella Terasa, MMRS

University of Manchester Student’s Union


MANCHESTER STUDENTS: STUDENT HEALTH NEEDS IN THE CITY

REPORT: Profile of primary and secondary healthcare needs of the students in the city of Manchester.

Lead Researcher and Project Manager: Henri Egle Sorotos, MMRS

University of Manchester Student’s Union in partnership with North, Central and South Manchester NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups and MMUnion.


COMING SOON - MANCHESTER STUDENTS: PRIVATE SECTOR HOUSING 15-16

REPORT: Findings and discussion from the 15-16 Housing Campaign and Research Programme.

Lead Researcher and Project Manager: Henri Egle Sorotos, MMRS

University of Manchester Student’s Union in partnership with Manchester Student Homes, MMUnion and Citizens Advice Manchester


COMING SOON - MANCHESTER STUDENTS: THE ADULT LEARNER EXPERIENCE

REPORT: Results and discussion from year-long study into the mature student experience

Lead Researcher: Nick Deal

University of Manchester Student’s Union


COMING SOON - MANCHESTER STUDENTS: POSTGRADUATE RESEARCH STUDENT WELLBEING

REPORT: Results and discussion from a year-long study exploring PGR wellbeing in Manchester

Lead Researcher: Susan Oman

University of Manchester Student’s Union


MANCHESTER STUDENTS: NURSES AND MIDWIFERY FAIRER FUNDING

REPORT: Campaign highlighting the difficult funding arrangements for healthcare degree students.

Lead Researchers and Project Managers: Henri Egle Sorotos, MMRS & Lisa Tighe