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Manchester refute claim that Vice-Chancellor is highest expenses claimant

The University of Manchester has today contested claims made by the Sunday Times that the University’s President and Vice-Chancellor Dame Nancy Rothwell ...

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Fraudulent degree selling websites targeted

More than 40 websites which deal in fake degrees have been shutdown as part of an ongoing investigation into fraudulent institutions. Some ...

KCL lecturer calls LGBT+ campaigners the ‘Gaystapo’

KCL lecturer calls LGBT+ campaigners the 'Gaystapo'

A lecturer in mental health at King's College London has reacted to the removal of a picture on campus of a former Archbishop of ...

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Manchester refute claim that Vice-Chancellor is highest expenses

Posted on Jan 11, 2017 1
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Fraudulent degree selling websites targeted

Posted on Jan 6, 2017 2
KCL lecturer calls LGBT+ campaigners the ‘Gaystapo’

KCL lecturer calls LGBT+ campaigners the 'Gaystapo'

Posted on Dec 23, 2016 3
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Manchester refute claim that Vice-Chancellor is highest expenses claimant

The Sunday Times reported that Dame Nancy Rothwell’s expenses are the highest among UK university chiefs, as well as revealing that Vice-Chancellors had claimed expenses for bottles of water and slices of cake

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Fraudulent degree selling websites targeted

The government are cracking down on companies who are duping students into acquiring fraudulent degrees

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KCL lecturer calls LGBT+ campaigners the ‘Gaystapo’

A KCL lecturer has likened LGBT students to Nazis following a long campaign to remove a portrait of KCL alumnus Lord Carey of Clifton, following his comments opposing same-sex marriage and advocating conversion therapy

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Black students in NUS walkout over ‘institutional racism’

Protesting against the ‘institutional racism’ within the Union, NUS Black Students’ Officer Aadam Muuse led a walkout by people of colour at a major annual NUS meeting

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Men more likely to suffer from academic ‘imposter syndrome’ than women

A recent study by the University of Houston shows that male academics are more likely to suffer from work-related anxiety, depression, and ‘Imposter Syndrome’ than their female counterparts

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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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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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Thousands of students take to London streets to oppose TEF

The National Demo, ‘United for Education’ saw thousands of students march against the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), increasing tuition fees, and the ‘marketisation’ of education

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University of Manchester ranked among lowest for environmental sustainability

The University of Manchester fares poorly in environmental sustainability, while Manchester Metropolitan University ranks an impressive third place

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Government urged to not use EU university staff as “bargaining chips”

In light of Brexit, EU nationals are facing insecurity and feel as if they are being used as ‘pawns’ in negotiations by Theresa May

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University of Manchester rated one of the world’s best for graduate employability

The Times Higher Education rankings place Manchester as one of the best places in the world to study in terms of graduate employability

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Over half of University of Manchester teaching staff on ‘precarious’ contracts

New figures released by The Guardian reveal the proportion of academic staff who are in ‘insecure and precarious’ employment, according to the University and College Union