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The worst university reputations in the UK

Elizabeth Whittingham
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Let’s spill the tea…   The worst on class equality The University of Cambridge, University of Oxford, University of Edinburgh There are plenty of universities who have come under fire for their approach to class. Cambridge hit the headlines in 2015 amid claims of games played at certain societies, where students were encouraged to shout […]

Black Lives Matter module introduced at Hertfordshire University

Elena Cotton
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After a call from BME students and activists to ‘decolonise’ university curriculums, the University of Hertfordshire have introduced a Black Lives Matter module. The module, available to study as part of the university’s MA programme, will engage topics such as identity, violence, politics, love and queerness. ‘US Culture and #BlackLives Matter’ will also explore the […]

Brexit campaign group, Leave.EU, found guilty of illegal spending

Elena Cotton
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Campaign group, Leave.EU have been fined £70,000 for illegal spending during the EU referendum campaign. The group failed to report £77,380 worth of campaign spending, taking them 10% over the legal spending limit. Chief Executive of Leave.EU, Liz Bilney, has been referred to the police following an investigation into the spending scandal. The group was […]

Universities can no longer ban controversial speakers

Elizabeth Whittingham
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Here is everything that you need to know about the university free speech pledge. It appears that universities may no longer be allowed to ban speakers which they deem controversial from either practising peacefully on campus or holding university talks- any universities that continue to do so could face a fine. These new plans come […]