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Exec elections: Low candidate turnout

Standing for the Exec elections closed last Friday at 5pm, with the final number of candidates standing at 48, with all the ...

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Bristol student accidentally synthesises dangerous explosive

The University of Bristol was forced to evacuate a Chemistry building earlier this month, after a student inadvertently produced a dangerous explosive. A ...

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International students' English inadequate, say a third of academics

A study by Times Higher Education of over 1,000 Higher Education staff has shown that academics have serious concerns about the readiness ...

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Exec elections: Low candidate turnout

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Bristol student accidentally synthesises dangerous explosive

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Exec elections: Low candidate turnout

48 students have put themselves forward in this year’s Exec elections, significantly lower than the 105 that stood last year

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Bristol student accidentally synthesises dangerous explosive

The laboratory was evacuated and a controlled destruction carried out after a Ph.D. student created TATP as a by-product of a standard procedure

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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

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University of Manchester and SU “create a hostile environment for free speech”

The University of Manchester has been rated as one of the worst Russell Group universities for free speech

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Danny Boyle to help set up MMU’s brand new media school

MMU are set to launch the International Screen School Manchester, with the help of local visionary Danny Boyle

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Lecturers divided on the NSS boycott

The NSS boycott has brought conflicting statements across departments at the University of Manchester

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Finding the public’s lost faith in science

Academics come together to discuss the issues surrounding public trust in science and ways to improve science communication

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Applications from EU graduates to UK jobs decline by 18%

The UK is suffering from a decrease in the number of EU graduates that are applying for jobs according to a survey conducted by LinkedIn with over 3 million participants

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Manchester’s Antarctic meteorite hunters

Manchester researchers set for 2020 Antarctica meteorite hunting expedition

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Greater Manchester tackles hate crime

Hate Crime Awareness Week is taking place in Manchester this month in response to the spike in hate crime across the country since June 2016’s EU referendum

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Bristol students accused of ‘blacking up’

Two students have been heavily criticised for their fancy dress outfits amidst a growing culture of racism at the University of Bristol