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Campus Watch

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Cambridge: Stormzy Launches a New Scholarship for Black Students On A-Level results day the rapper announced that he will pay the tuition fees for two black students to complete undergraduate degrees at the University of Cambridge. The scholarship is in response to Cambridge failing to admit any black pupils from … Read More

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University of Oxford: Oxford College bans Christian Union from Fresher’s Fair Balliol Christian Union was told it was not allowed representatives at a fresher’s fair because the college’s student body (JCR) wanted the fair to be a “secular space”. A multi-faith stall was allowed to hand out leaflets, but nobody … Read More

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University of St Andrews, Scotland: One student suspended and six disciplined after ‘acid attack threat’ One student has been suspended and six disciplined after indirect threats made through a Facebook group chat.  These threats were made to third-year female undergraduates at St Andrews University. Not only did they include threats about … Read More

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University of Stanford, California: George Osborne takes his 7th job as a visiting fellow George Osborne has taken on a seventh professional role, and his third at a university, it has been announced. Osborne, the editor of the London Evening Standard, among many other jobs, has been named a visiting fellow … Read More

Oxford University unveils new portraits to show diversity

1 year ago / 0 comments

Oxford University has unveiled its latest attempt to improve diversity by commissioning twenty new portraits to line the walls of its prestigious institution. Oxford has been repeatedly criticised for failing to welcome enough students from low income families or state schools, and many are still under the impression that admission … Read More

Campus Watch: Kim Jong Un’s nephew refuses Oxford place fearing assassination by his own uncle

2 years ago / 0 comments

The nephew of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un has refused a place at an Oxford college fearing assassination by his uncle’s hitmen, it has been claimed. It seems that the allure of the prestigious institution and the prospect of a reunion with his girlfriend (reportedly already studying in Oxford) … Read More

Campus Watch: Students take landlords to court – and win

2 years ago / 0 comments

A group of students at the University of Bristol successfully sued their landlord for unreasonably taking money from their rental deposit. The six students received a letter from their letting agency informing them that nearly £800 would be deducted from their deposit due to a repaint of the house and … Read More

Campus Watch: Cambridge students warned not to wear college gowns over fears they may be face attack

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Dr Paul Hartle, an English fellow at St Catherine’s college, expressed his concerns following an assault of a Cambridge student cycling across the city centre wearing college attire. Students were urged to refrain from wearing academic gowns and dinner party dress when out and about in the city centre. “The … Read More

Campus Watch: Cambridge student burns cash in front of homeless man

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A member of the prestigious Cambridge University Conservation Association has been expelled from the organisation after he was filmed burning a £20 note in front of a homeless person. The Pembroke College student was dressed smartly in bowtie and tails, using a cigarette lighter to burn the money. The footage … Read More

Campus Watch: The philosophical force behind Star Wars

2 years ago / 0 comments

On May 4th this year, the inner workings of the force will be able to be explored at the University of Glasgow in a new day-long course entitled ‘Destiny, Justice and Metaphysics of the Force’. The short course for those interested in the concept behind the famous film franchise will … Read More