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UK universities ‘gagging’ student complaints of sexual assault

UK universities ‘gagging’ student complaints of sexual assault

Investigations have revealed that 300 NDAs have been signed by students across 45 UK universities
Universities promise to minimise the impact of industrial action on students

Universities promise to minimise the impact of industrial action on students

The University of Manchester, alongside 60 other higher education institutions in the UK, is currently undergoing eight days of industrial action by staff over pensions, pay and conditions. Universities have been advised to “minimise” the impact of industrial action by using teaching staff not participating in the strike to cover for absent colleagues and rescheduling […]
Parliamentary report finds evidence of Chinese meddling in UK universities

Parliamentary report finds evidence of Chinese meddling in UK universities

The Foreign Affairs Committee criticised the government for not addressing clear signs of Chinese interference, that has gone largely unchecked
UCU hold vote on industrial action over ongoing pension and pay disputes

UCU hold vote on industrial action over ongoing pension and pay disputes

The strikes would be a continuation of the extended industrial action UCU took in 2018, that saw weeks of strikes over several months
Action needed to tackle racial harassment on campus

Action needed to tackle racial harassment on campus

Reports showed the increase of attention on gender-based issues, but the lack of focus on those that are racial-based
Government plans aim to crack down on ethnic disparity in universities

Government plans aim to crack down on ethnic disparity in universities

Universities could lose their positions on league tables if they refuse to do more to tackle ethnic disparity
Young people and ethnic minorities positive about UK Universities

Young people and ethnic minorities positive about UK Universities

Universities UK found that 70% of people agree that the UK has some of the best universities in the world
Politicians have “moral obligation” to prevent no-deal Brexit, says Russell Group chair

Politicians have “moral obligation” to prevent no-deal Brexit, says Russell Group chair

Sir Anton Muscatelli has attacked politicians over the uncertainty of an EU exit
University of Manchester lecturers reject pensions deal

University of Manchester lecturers reject pensions deal

The university have so far declined to comment on the decision

Brexit could cost UK £3.7 billion generated from EU students

According to a report by UUK, students studying in the UK from the European Union bring £3.7 billion to the UK and help create jobs

UCU marking boycott to go ahead

Academics at universities nationwide have voted in favour of refusing to set or mark work in the dispute regarding pension cuts, starting from 6th November

Universities UK condones segregated debates

Male-female segregation may be acceptable at university events, says report

Fees should rise with inflation, says Universities UK President

Cap on fees is ‘not sustainable’ according to University of Surrey vice-chancellor

Nearly 500 colleges lose right to accept foreign applicants

Visa abuse threatens acceptance of international students to colleges and universities

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