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Only 5.3% of UoM academic staff satisfied with University management

Only 5.3% of UoM academic staff satisfied with University management

The paper surveyed over 5,000 UK academics, warning that the sector is “on the edge of potential disaster”
Half of all UK universities commit to fossil fuel divestment

Half of all UK universities commit to fossil fuel divestment

Divestment has often followed successful campaigns from groups such as People and Planet and Fossil Free, but the University of Manchester is yet to commit
UCU announce plans for eight days of strikes in UK universities

UCU announce plans for eight days of strikes in UK universities

The strikes, which are expected to start in late November, follow extended industrial action in 2018
Holocaust denial and far-right attitudes on the rise across campuses

Holocaust denial and far-right attitudes on the rise across campuses

In a new revelation, it has been found that cases of antisemitic abuse almost tripled between 2015 and 2017

Disadvantaged teens four times less likely to apply to university

Teenagers from socially disadvantaged backgrounds and poorer areas are significantly less likely to win a place at university, or even apply, compared to their advantaged peers

Fraudulent degree selling websites targeted

The government are cracking down on companies who are duping students into acquiring fraudulent degrees

Government urged to not use EU university staff as “bargaining chips”

In light of Brexit, EU nationals are facing insecurity and feel as if they are being used as ‘pawns’ in negotiations by Theresa May

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