Tag : Michael Turnbull

Desperate Times Call For Desperate Strikes

7 months ago / 0 comments

As I am sure we are all aware, strike action started on Thursday at more than 50 universities across the country. Universities UK (the group that runs the pension fund for university lecturers) intend to cut our professors’ pensions – in order to try and redress the large £6billion deficit … Read More

Banksy And His Latest Canvas

7 months ago / 0 comments

During the last few weeks, an exciting buzz has been generated on social media regarding Banksy’s latest work on the unused Scott Street bridge in Hull’s city centre. The newest confirmed piece – verified by the elusive street artist via his Instagram account –  depicts a boy with his mouth … Read More

Joint Enterprise: Law and Disorder in the UK

8 months ago / 0 comments

In 2014, Alex Henry was convicted of murder by a law called ‘Joint Enterprise’. The basic premise of his case is as follows: Alex and his friend Cameron – whom he had befriended not long before the crime took place -  were walking home when they saw another of Alex’s ... Read More

“Fast-track” for your money back?

8 months ago / 0 comments

As you may or may not know, the UK government is trying to introduce fast-track university degrees nationwide. The policy was a key focal point of the new Higher Education and Research Act, which was pushed through by parliament just prior to the snap election last June. The idea behind … Read More