Students react with fury as Manchester University bosses say lectures will stay online next year

Students have reacted in fury after Manchester University announced that online lectures are here to stay – with no cut in tuition fees that cost £9,250 per year. At the time of writing, more than 4,000 people have signed a petition urging the Russell Group university to fully return to in-person teaching. Despite plans to … Read more

Dumbing down ‘is patronising to disadvantaged students’, universities watchdog says 

Dumbing down ‘is patronising to disadvantaged students’: Lowering standards and ignoring spelling and grammar errors does not help, universities watchdog says Office for Students reviewing practices that allegedly ignored spelling mistakes Universities accused of ordering lecturers to lower grades to be more ‘inclusive’ OfS Regulation Director said all students should receive a high-quality education By … Read more

Teacher quits New Jersey private school because the school is teaching students critical race theory

An English teacher at a $52,000-a-year private school in Englewood, New Jersey has quit her job because the school is teaching students critical race theory. Dana Stangel-Plowe, who taught at the Dwight-Englewood School in Bergen County, accused the school of creating a ‘hostile culture of conformity and fear’ in her resignation letter on Tuesday. Stangel-Plowe said … Read more

Thousands face the boot in UK-India deal after Britain agrees to accept more students

Thousands face the boot in UK-India deal after Britain agrees to accept more students and talented young immigrants in exchange for increased deportations Number of illegal Indian migrants being deported from the UK is set to soar  At least 40,000 undocumented migrants from subcontinent are living in Britain The UK will accept more students and … Read more

University of Chester slammed for charging its £280k-a-year vice chancellor LESS rent than students

University of Chester is slammed for charging its £280,000-a-year vice chancellor LESS rent than its students University of Chester has come under fire over plans to create an apartment for its vice chancellor and rent it to her for £28 a week less than what students pay Professor Eunice Simmons collects an annual salary and … Read more

University of Chester slammed for charging its £280k-a-year vice chancellor LESS rent than students

University of Chester is slammed for charging its £280,000-a-year vice chancellor LESS rent than its students University of Chester has come under fire over plans to create an apartment for its vice chancellor and rent it to her for £28 a week less than what students pay Professor Eunice Simmons collects an annual salary and … Read more

Ministers must ramp up protection for Jewish students at Bristol University, MPs say 

The universities minister has faced calls to take tougher action to ensure Jewish students are protected from anti-Semitism on campus, with one senior MP comparing the situation to ‘1930s Germany’. MPs pressed Michelle Donelan to adopt a more heavy-handed approach – such as cutting off their funding or sacking university bosses – when the institutions … Read more

Cambridge University students threatened with eviction over ‘Pride’ flags and political posters

One of Cambridge University’s most prestigious colleges has upset LGBTQ+ students and Labour and ‘climate justice’ campaigners after they were threatened with eviction for displaying political posters and rainbow ‘Pride’ flags.  Several undergraduates at Jesus College received an email this week asking them to remove all posters, flags or banners displayed inside or outside the … Read more

Cambridge University bosses threaten students with eviction for displaying rainbow ‘Pride’ flags

One of Cambridge University’s most prestigious colleges has upset LGBTQ+ students and Labour and ‘climate justice’ campaigners after they were threatened with eviction for displaying political posters and rainbow ‘Pride’ flags.  Several undergraduates at Jesus College received an email this week asking them to remove all posters, flags or banners displayed inside or outside the … Read more

Drinking game students swig alcohol as they wave ‘you honk, we drink’ sign at drivers

Drinking game students swig alcohol as they wave ‘you honk, we drink’ sign at drivers on busy dual carriageway outside university Students spotted playing drinking game near road outside Swansea University  They were seen waving a sign at passing drivers which read: ‘You honk, we drink’ University of Swansea has said it is now working … Read more