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Over 200 million NHS ‘medication errors’ per year says report

A collaborative study between the Universities of Manchester, York, and Sheffield, funded by the Department of Health, explores the impacts of medication errors on the NHS and patient health

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University Challenge contestant accused of raping girl to ‘help her get over her ex’

Joly de Lotbiniere, a previous University Challenge contestant, is on trial for rape of another student

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Students leave sexual assault talk after man urges boycott

A third-year student posing as a staff member encouraged first-years to leave a sexual assault talk, calling the event “patronising”

The University of York is the only university among those analysed said to offer best consumer practice. Photo: Xerones@Flickr

Students face ‘unlawful’ conduct at universities

A consumer watchdog has revealed that at least 40 UK universities offer unlawful terms to students

Excavations at Star Carr near Scarborough have revealed the oldest house in the British Isles. Photo - University of Manchester

Manchester archaeologists win national award

Digging at Ice Age site ‘Star Carr’ captured public interest in a popular vote

The costume was called “completely shameless” by York University Union President 
Kallum Taylor. Photo: York Vision

Fury over students ‘blacking up’

Students ‘blacking up’ for fancy dress causes controversy at Russell Group universities