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Students react to the triggering of Article 50

Students react to the triggering of Article 50

Prime Minister Theresa May has announced she will formally trigger Article 50 — the formal process under the Treaty of Lisbon for ...

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Academics plea for the government to protect EU citizen's rights

The heads of 35 Oxford colleges have issued a plea to the government, warning that foreign European Union citizens must have their right ...

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Burnham announces Graduate Retention Plan

Andy Burnham announced on Wednesday at the launch of his manifesto that if elected as Greater Manchester mayor he will implement a ...

Students react to the triggering of Article 50

Students react to the triggering of Article 50

Posted on Mar 24, 2017 1
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Academics plea for the government to protect EU

Posted on Mar 17, 2017 2
Photo: Matt Wynne

Burnham announces Graduate Retention Plan

Posted on Mar 17, 2017 3
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Students react to the triggering of Article 50

As Theresa May announces plans for the implementation of Article 50, Manchester students voice their opinions on what it means and how it will affect them

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Academics plea for the government to protect EU citizen’s rights

The heads of thirty-five Oxford University colleges issue a letter warning of the huge impact on academia if thousands of EU staff leave UK universities

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Burnham announces Graduate Retention Plan

The Labour Mayoral election candidate announced the key student policy at his manifesto launch

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Oxford University to offer summer schools for white working class boys

Summer schools offered to white British working class boys in an attempt to bolster university admissions from this socio-economic group

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Brexit and Indyref2 leaves the future of EU students in Scotland unclear

Leaving the EU could put huge financial pressure on Scotland to continue providing free education to non-UK EU students after Brexit

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University to ban ‘mankind’ and ‘right-hand man’

Cardiff Metropolitan University have come under criticism for proposing a ban on words which they say are harmful and potentially alienate members of the student body

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Creative climate activists use paintings for protests

Campaigns escalate in attempts to encourage a top London university to divest from all fossil fuels

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High student debt is leading to stress and poor mental health

A recent study has concluded that the cost of living for many students is having a negative impact upon mental health and academic success

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Disadvantaged teens four times less likely to apply to university

Teenagers from socially disadvantaged backgrounds and poorer areas are significantly less likely to win a place at university, or even apply, compared to their advantaged peers

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Report rules NUS President should not be punished for anti-Semitism

An internal report found NUS President Malia Bouattia guilty of making anti-Semitic comments — but no further action will be taken, a move the Union of Jewish Students has called ‘deeply troubling’

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International students’ English “inadequate”, say a third of academics

Half of academics know students don’t prepare for seminars, and many believe that falling entry requirements have led to “almost illiterate” students

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Swastika and ‘Rights for Whites’ graffiti at Exeter University

Concerning graffiti has been found carved on the walls of the University of Exeter’s Halls of Residence