Tag : University

Essay Cheats Face Major Crackdown

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The universities watchdog has announced a tough clampdown on companies which help students cheat during their degrees. In an investigation last year by the Quality Assurance Agency, hundreds of companies were found to be producing work for students that would then be passed off as their own. Charges for services … Read More

Campus Watch

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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

Tories Cut Ties With University Groups

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The Conservative Party are cutting their ties with all university groups after a number of incidents caused negative backlash towards their party.   It follows a recommendation from an internal report and suggests the party is trying to distance itself from embarrassing past actions from student members. These incidents are not … Read More

Academics Threaten Strikes Over Pensions

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With the raising of university tuition, Vice-Chancellors have been accused of being fat cats creaming off the increased fees.  Yet the financial position of most academics is far from secure.  The University Superannuation Scheme (USS) – the pension fund for more than 390,000 academics – now has the largest pension debt … Read More

Campus Watch

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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

Leeds Academics Announce Strike Action

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Staff at the University of Leeds have announced a three-day strike next week, from Wednesday 11th to Friday 13th October. Many Leeds academics are taking part, in a dispute over employment procedures. Members of the University and College Union (UCU) argue that management is adding new dismissal policy that would … Read More

To Stream or Not to Stream?

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Everybody knows that at this point, the TV is dead. Nobody opens up the paper and checks to see what time Bargain Hunt is on, except for pensioner’s maybe. These days TV is just watched on streaming sites, those few programmes people watched can be found in both the legal … Read More

Never have I ever played a drinking game…

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I’m sure you’ve all heard about the sheer amount of drinking first years get up to. So it only seems natural to help you on your nights out to Fruity, Mission and the like by giving you some drinking games to help set off your careers of long nights and … Read More

Podcasts: Let’s Switch Tunes for Talks!

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Podcasts are seriously underrated and have been around for 10 years now. Therefore, it seems only fair to shed some worthy light on the humble podcast. If you are an avid podcast listener looking for some new ear candy, or a rookie looking to broaden your podcast horizons, then take … Read More

Go Hard but Get Home

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As the new semester kicks off and students arrive back in Leeds, its very likely you’ll be spending a few evenings sampling the city’s night life. Leeds certainly has plenty to offer students with a wide array of different venues to suit all personal tastes in music and culture. It … Read More