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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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Degrees to be rated in new government scheme

“You can’t measure education like this”, says outgoing Education Officer Emma Atkins

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Why are students disinterested in the Students’ Union?

Unsuccessful Activities and Development Officer candidate, Ant Menezes, says there is a growing divide between students and Exec Officers

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Interview: Hannie

HANNIE, the duo of Hannah Koppenburg and Annie Wagstaff speak to Music Editor, Hannah Brierley about how they met and what kind of students they were

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To the sober student

Aneesa Piracha describes how she navigates her social life as a sober student at university

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‘Tinder’ for flatmates

‘Campusboard’ launches a new flat-share feature that helps university students find flatmates and spare rooms with just a few clicks

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Shifting sands: the future of EU-Africa relations

European Affairs society hosts engaging talk inviting students to think about EU’s role with Africa and other former colonised areas’ development and trade on the eve of Brexit

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How to make a complaint – the right way

Thinking of making a complaint, but unsure of the process?

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Universities to be challenged over spiralling salaries

The new watchdog will also scrutinise academic grading

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Disadvantaged students three times more likely to live at home

New report shows that just one in ten students attend a university over 150 miles from home

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Don’t demand your money back!

Petitions for compensation add to the problem rather than resolve it