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NUS response to government’s proposals on free speech at universities

Tougher legal measures to strengthen free speech and academic freedom at universities in England have been announced by the Education Secretary  to stamp out unlawful ‘silencing’ on campuses. Following an increasing number of cases of...

56 graduates of ISR Neuss clearly exceed the worldwide average of the International Baccalaureate...

ISR students averaged 36 points in their final report cards, 6 points above the global average / More ISR graduates than ever before / Ten percent of the degrees belong to the international top...

Hundreds run in Purple Wave taster

A massive 790 University of Manchester staff and students took part in a lunchtime of running ahead of May’s 10km Great Manchester Run. University of Manchester and Manchester Metropolitan University brought together a total of...

Students back campaign to scrap Dundee University’s graduation fees

Over Six hundred students are backing a campaign led by 23-year-olds Misa Elliot and Hope Murphy, both architecture masters students at the university, who launched a petition last week. They are part of a...

Accommodation costs pushing students to the financial brink, NUS survey finds 

Over a fifth (23 per cent) of students admit to having been unable to pay their rent in full over the past four months, a new survey from NUS (National Union of Students) has...

UK’s Modern Slavery Act challenging for universities

The UK’s universities are struggling to live up to the spirit and ambition of the Modern Slavery Act, hampered by poor oversight of their supply chains, a lack of skills and resource in supply...

Scarborough Museums Trust unveils bronze bust of Wilfred Owen on 99th Anniversary of his...

On Saturday 4 November 2017, Scarborough Museums Trust will commemorate the 99th anniversary of Wilfred Owen's death with the unveiling of a specially produced bust of the celebrated war poet, created by award-winning artist...

Cambridge University Student Union pours scorn on Toby Young’s appointment to board of OFS

Cambridge University student union president, Daisy Eyre has renounced Toby Young’s appointment to the board of the Office for Students, a university watchdog. On her Facebook account, CUSU’s President heavily criticized his ascension...

Speak Up, Speak Out against gender based violence

‘Speak Up, Speak Out,’ is a campaign that aimed to establish a clear reporting system, and to raise student awareness of zero tolerance for GBV and what to do if they became aware of...

Finland’s basic income experiment: new research reveals significant diversity in participants’ experience

The report on Finland's 2017-2018 basic income experiment illustrates great variance in how the experiment affected participants’ lives. University of Helsinki researchers contributed with a qualitative study to understand the differences. Imagine a country where...
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