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UK University faces legal challenge over strike action

The battle over compensation for University strikes has taken a new turn as the first of legal proceedings against an institution have ...

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Government pledges to protect free speech on campus

New guidelines are being proposed to prevent universities from  'no-platforming' controversial speakers. University Minister, Sam Gyimah met with university students and leaders on ...

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Shock over anti-semitic comments in UoM Physics group chat

Students at the University of Manchester are deeply outraged at anti-semitic messages found in an academic Facebook group chat. Screen shots of a ...

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UK University faces legal challenge over strike action

Posted on May 22, 2018 1
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Government pledges to protect free speech on campus

Posted on May 9, 2018 2
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Shock over anti-semitic comments in UoM Physics group

Posted on May 8, 2018 3
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UK University faces legal challenge over strike action

London-based firm Leigh Day will challenge Lancaster over Consumer Rights Act

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Government pledges to protect free speech on campus

It’s being claimed as the biggest intervention by ministers in campus free speech for more than 30 years

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Shock over anti-semitic comments in UoM Physics group chat

The Jewish Society are particularly concerned that the students who attempted to call out anti-Semitism faced ridicule

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Take Action! plans protest for strike compensation

It will be taking place under the Whitworth Arch tomorrow at 2:30pm

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Law firm encourages students to take legal action against UoM

Solicitors at Asserson believe that students have a case against the university, and that it’s the only viable way to get compensation for missed lectures

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Live: SU meets with students to discuss options post-strike

Live updates on the ‘Industrial Action: Next Steps’ meeting organised by the Students’ Union

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A degree is all we need to give you, say University

Open meetings with university leadership are taking place up until the 9th May to talk about the strikes and other issues facing students

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Strike suspended until further notice

The new wave of strike action was planned to take place during the exam season

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New wave of strikes to affect Manchester students

Industrial action is set to affect University of Manchester students when they return from the Easter break, and could extend into the summer assessment period

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Students demand voice in debate over strike mitigation and compensation

Take Action! UoM, a student-led campaign demanding mitigation and compensation for students affected by UCU strike action, held their first public meeting in Squirrel’s Bar

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NUS conference closes after students storm stage

It is currently uncertain when the protest will end

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Shakira Martin re-elected as NUS President

Upon her win, the FE veteran states it’s now time to “get real” about education