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Daily Archives: 2nd December 2016

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The best is yet to come

With the ending of the autumn internationals, Toby Webb evaluates the current position of the England men’s rugby team

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Jodrell Bank blocks home development plans

Fears of increased signal pollution from new homes behind ruling against 120-home development

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Boxed: the student-run charity project for the homeless

Boxed UoM needs your help this Christmas with its shoebox initiative

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Working class students win protection against class appropriation

Does the University need to do more to tackle class discrimination on and off campus?

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Newcastle to give special dispensation for distressing topics

The University of Newcastle has suggested that students should gain extra time on exam papers which deal with potentially ‘triggering’ topics

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Female scientists sign letter against hate

Following Trump’s victory in the US election, nearly 9,000 women have signed an open letter against the “hateful rhetoric that was given a voice” against science and hate

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Bath chemistry academic leads Christmas Lectures

Professor Saiful Islam, will present ‘Supercharged: Fuelling the Future’ at the 80th anniversary of Royal Institution Christmas Lectures

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City AM Newspaper criticised for auctioning internship for £650

As debates about the problem of unpaid internships continue, one work experience position has gone on offer at a cost, stirring concerns about inclusivity

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Free education protestors occupy University of Warwick building

Student protesters occupied The Slate, the University of Warwick’s new conference building, to protest against the “devastating consequences” of the government’s new Teaching Excellence Framework

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Petition for a referendum on NUS membership at Manchester goes live

A petition has been launched on the University of Manchester’s Students’ Union website calling for a referendum on membership of the NUS

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Review: NUS North West Regional Activists Network

Lily Sheehan’s report on the first ever NUS North West Regional Activists Network meeting

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Print Mania

Deputy Fashion and Beauty editor Talia Lee-Skudder reveals what prints you should be incorporating into your everyday look