University

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Thursday, January 31, 2019

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Students banned from university for threatening to rape classmates set to resume studies

Students suspended from university over rape group chat set to return early

Two students handed a 10-year ban from the University of Warwick for being part of a group chat which threatened rape of female students are set to resume their studies this year.

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Young Conservative produces guide on how to be a Tory at university

Young Conservative produces guide on how to be a Tory at university

Young Conservative produces guide on how to be a Tory at university

A young Conservative has produced a guide on how to be a Tory at university - and not annoy people.

Friday, January 18, 2019

Friday, January 18, 2019

University offers students bubble wrap to help them de-stress

University offers students bubble wrap to help them de-stress

University offers students bubble wrap to help them de-stress

Students at Bristol University are being offered bubble wrap to help them deal with their stress.

Monday, December 10, 2018

Monday, December 10, 2018

Graduation

University drive to recruit more white males is about 'fairness'

University drive to recruit more white males is about 'fairness'

A drive by universities to recruit more white males is about "fairness" and "reflecting society", the director of the Higher Education Policy Institute has said.

Friday, December 7, 2018

Friday, December 7, 2018

‘Depressing but no surprise’ that Oxbridge ‘over recruits’ from eight schools, says Director at education thinktank

‘Depressing but no surprise’ that Oxbridge ‘over recruits’ from eight schools, says director at education thinktank

'No surprise' Oxbridge ‘over recruits’ from eight schools, says education expert

An education expert has said reports that Oxford and Cambridge "over recruited" from eight top schools are “depressing but no surprise”.

Wonkee Wednesday

Bath Spa University rebrand 'Wonkee Wednesday' mental health initiative after backlash

University rebrands 'Wonkee Wednesday' mental health initiative after backlash

The University has decided to rebrand its 'Wonkee Wednesday' mental health initiative after students raised concerns about the name.

Saturday, December 1, 2018

Saturday, December 1, 2018

Universities minister resigns over Theresa May’s Brexit deal

Universities minister resigns over Theresa May’s Brexit deal

Universities minister resigns over Theresa May’s Brexit deal

Universities Minister Sam Gyimah has resigned from his role as Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation, describing the Prime Minister’s deal as giving us the UK’s ‘voice and vote’.

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Unconditional university offers let students ‘take their foot off the gas’, says University Policy Director

Unconditional university offers let students ‘take their foot off the gas’, says University Policy Director

Unconditional offers let pupils ‘take their foot off the gas’, says Uni expert

Nick Hillman, the Director of the Higher Education Policy Institute has said that “the explosion” of unconditional offers for university places means students make the “mistake” of “taking their foot off the gas”.

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Students think it's 'funny' to spike friend's drinks, according to investigation

Students think it's 'funny' to spike friend's drinks, according to investigation

Students think it's 'funny' to spike friend's drinks, according to investigation

An investigation into drink-spiking suggested a prevalence among university students who may put drugs like MDMA into friends' drinks

Monday, October 8, 2018

Monday, October 8, 2018

University to ask students to sign contracts promising to be drug-free

University to ask students to sign contracts promising to be drug-free

University to ask students to sign contracts promising to be drug-free

Buckingham University is aiming to start a “revolution” to make drug-taking “socially unacceptable” – and plans to ask students to sign a contract pledging not to take illegal substances.

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

LBGTQ+ group suspended after saying 'bigots' should be sent to the gulags

LBGTQ+ group suspended after saying 'bigots' should be sent to the gulags

LBGTQ+ group suspended after saying 'bigots' should be sent to the gulags

The LGBTQ+ society at Goldsmiths university has been suspended and disassociated from the university’s Students’ Union after the group’s twitter account suggested people should be sent to a gulag.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

11 students suspended from University of Warwick after rape jokes emerge

11 students suspended from University of Warwick after rape jokes emerge

The male students will be put under disciplinary investigation after the remarks came to light.

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Thursday, March 8, 2018

The incident took place at Nottingham Trent university's hall of residence

Nottingham Trent racism: Two men arrested over 'we hate the blacks' chant

Two men arrested over 'we hate the blacks' chant at Nottingham Trent university

Rufaro Chisango tweeted the chants while locked in her room

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Sihong Yan was last seen at King's two weeks ago

Sihong Yan: London police believe they've found body of missing Chinese student

London police believe they've found body of missing Chinese student

Sihong Yan, 35, was last seen at King's College London on February 14 and reported missing on February 26

Monday, October 30, 2017

Monday, October 30, 2017

MP Barry Sheerman says those in agreement with Julia Hartley-Brewer on Brexit are 'dreary'

MP Barry Sheerman says those in agreement with Julia Hartley-Brewer on Brexit are 'dreary'

MP Barry Sheerman says Brexiteers in House of Commons are 'dreary'

MP Barry Sheerman says the Conservative Party is now the 'stupid party'

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

University: 'The conveyor belt mentality of education must be broken', says Mike Parry

Mike Parry on university: 'Why aren't we teaching people to drive lorries?'

Mike Parry on university: 'Why aren't we teaching people to drive lorries?'

Mike Parry believes academic courses need to teach students to use their initiative and plug skills shortages

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Racist graffiti including swastika causes outrage at University of Sydney

Racist graffiti including swastika causes outrage at University of Sydney

Racist graffiti including swastika causes outrage at University of Sydney

Graffiti which was offensive towards Chinese students was discovered at the University of Sydney

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

'No one should pay for university as everyone benefits from a highly educated workforce', says Novara Media

Corbyn supporter Aaron Bastani says university should be completely free for everyone

Corbyn supporter says university should be completely free for all

Novara Media founder says the most valuable piece of infrastructure is people's brains

Monday, July 3, 2017

Monday, July 3, 2017

'University tuition fees are working whether people like it or not', says Higher Education Policy Institute

Tuition fees are working and should be maintained, says former Tory universities advisor

Tuition fees are working and should be maintained, says former Tory advisor

Nick Hillman, now director of the Higher Education Policy Institute, claims the reason we have some of the best universities is because they are well funded

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Norway proposes ban on full-face veil and face coverings in schools

Norway proposes ban on full-face veil and face coverings in schools

Norway proposes ban on full-face veil and face coverings in schools

Norway claims full-face veils hinder communication between students and teachers

Friday, May 12, 2017

Friday, May 12, 2017

14-year-old boy set to graduate from Texas university

14-year-old boy set to graduate from Texas university

14-year-old boy set to graduate from Texas university

A 14-year-old boy will graduate from Texas Christian University with a double minor in Chinese and maths and a major in physics

Monday, April 10, 2017

Monday, April 10, 2017

University Challenge sexism: Julia Hartley-Brewer says she couldn't care less about what gender the teams are

University Challenge sexism: Julia says she couldn't care less what gender the teams are

Julia Hartley-Brewer claims gender of University Challenge teams doesn't matter

Julia Hartley-Brewer says getting upset about sexism on University Challenge is like getting upset about someone who can't walk not running at the Olympics

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Indian minister says female students need curfews to protect them from hormonal outbursts

Indian women's minister says female students need curfews to protect them from 'hormonal outbursts'

Indian women's minister claims girls need protecting from 'hormonal outbursts'

Indian minister Manekha Gandhi has claimed that female students need protecting from their own 'hormonal outbursts' by having curfews placed upon them

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Universities: 'Students today are actually quite right wing compared to the 1970s', says campaigner Peter Tatchell

Universities and the left: 'Students today are actually quite right-wing compared to the 1970s', says campaigner Peter Tatchell

'Peter Tatchell: Students today are drifting to the right, not left

A report by the free-market think tank Adam Smith Institute claims British universities often have a strong left-wing or liberal bias among academics and under-represent conservative views

Monday, August 1, 2016

Monday, August 1, 2016

Tuition fees: 'We will see a tipping point where students think it's too much', says vice president of NUS

Tuition fees: Withdrawal of maintenance grants is "class war", says vice president of NUS

Tuition fees: It's "class war" to scrap maintenance grants, says students' union

The National Union of Students (NUS) has accused the government of punishing those from poorer backgrounds with a policy that could see them graduate with more than £50,000 of debt…

Friday, June 10, 2016

Friday, June 10, 2016

'People mistake contact hours for good teaching', claims online student guide Push

University fees: More teaching doesn't mean better learning, says student body

University fees: More teaching doesn't mean better learning, says student body

Managing director Johnny Rich says more teaching can sometimes hinder learning at university