Amid fears over self-censorship by students, guidelines have been published about how free speech should be encouraged by universities.
Students’ Union Education Officer suggested that “government interfering with academic autonomy is dangerous” as letter is sent to MPs about Brexit teaching
In university campuses across Canada, the United States and Britain is an evil that is triumphing against our freedom. It has led to the erosion of freedoms for many students—not just of speech but also the freedom of expression. But you may well ask me, “Colm, what is this evil you speak of? Is it […]
The actions and ideologies of some of the student left are shutting down important debates
A young journalist was supposedly threatended with expulsion by UCL executives after she gained access to a confidential report forecasting the university profits from accommodation fees
Julie Bindel has spoken out against the dangers of censorship which occurs at universities, with the University of Manchester being ranked by a survey as one of the worst offenders
Sussex University’s student newspaper, The Badger, dismisses Union regulation demands
Leeds University Union risk joining the fascists they oppose with motion to censor student media
acknowledge the loss of life of those who have chosen to die on their feet so that others might not have to live on their knees.
Speaking at Wonkfest higher education conference, Sir Michael Barber told listeners that “uncomfortable” learning was an essential part of the pursuit of the truth
The University of Manchester has been rated as one of the worst Russell Group universities for free speech
The women responsible for decapitating a cardboard cut-out of Margaret Thatcher at Welcome Fair reply to accusations of “double standards” on the student left
Has the SU gone too far? And if so, how can we tackle the objectification of women in such publications?
Books Editor Yasmin Mannan talks to the author and University of Manchester alumnus Qaisra Shahraz about writing, injustice, feminism, radicalisation, Muslim-Jewish relations, freedom of speech, Prevent, and the struggle of identity
In their second year of ranking institutions based on how well freedom of speech is protected, Spiked found that 90 per cent curb free speech
Lauren Wills defends the inviolable right to freedom of speech and how it should be used to criticise intolerant and hateful views