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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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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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Refund students for lost teaching, says Universities Minister

The University of Manchester has said that it cannot compensate students

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£300k paid back to UCL students for ‘unacceptable’ accommodation

University College London (UCL) has been made to pay students nearly £300,000 in compensation over noisy and rat-infested housing in second disagreement over substandard accommodation

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Sussex to pay student protester £20,000 in damages

Michael Segalov, one of five protesters harshly disciplined after a 2013 demonstration, will have his legal fees and £20,000 in damages paid by his former university