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UK universities ‘face disaster’ without clear Brexit plan

November 22, 2017 10:45 am
UK universities ‘face disaster’ without clear Brexit plan

A leading vice-chancellor has warned that British universities face “a moment of great trauma” in the next few weeks if the government does not make clear its post-Brexit plans for EU residents in the UK. (File Photo) UK universities face “a moment of great trauma” unless the British government makes […]

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About 62 students detained in Venezuela protest: Daniel Ascanio, student leader from Simon Bolivar University

July 1, 2017 4:27 pm
About 62 students detained in Venezuela protest: Daniel Ascanio, student leader from Simon Bolivar University

University students block a road during an anti-government protest in Venezuela’s capital of Caracas on June 30, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) More than 60 students have been detained by Venezuelan security forces during the latest anti-government protests in the Latin American country, an opposition student leader says. Daniel Ascanio, student […]

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Dozens of students, teachers hold protest to demand justice for pregnant African American woman Charleena Lyles

June 21, 2017 7:30 pm
Dozens of students, teachers hold protest to demand justice for pregnant African American woman Charleena Lyles

Students hold rallies on the steps of Garfield High School in Seattle, Washington, on Tuesday, June 21, 2017. (Photo via king5.com) Dozens of students have held rallies to protest police brutality against African Americans after the shooting death of a black pregnant woman by a police officer. Protesters rallied on […]

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University of Cambridge refuses to return Aboriginal artifacts to Australia

June 16, 2017 10:30 pm
University of Cambridge refuses to return Aboriginal artifacts to Australia

The file photo shows a section of the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology in Cambridge, Britain. The University of Cambridge has refused a request by an Australian man to return important Aboriginal artifacts taken by British explorer Captain James Cook nearly 250 years ago. Rodney Kelly is seeking the return […]

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Graduates at Indiana’s University of Notre Dame walk out during US Vice President Mike Pence’s speech

May 22, 2017 12:05 pm
Graduates at Indiana’s University of Notre Dame walk out during US Vice President Mike Pence’s speech

A group of graduates at Indiana’s University of Notre Dame have walked on US Vice President Mike Pence during a commencement speech, to protest President Donald Trump’s discriminatory policies against Muslims. Dozens of students and their parents silently stood up and walked out of the ceremony in South Bend, Indiana […]

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Sexual assault, harassment and gender violence ‘at epidemic levels’ in UK universities: Report

March 7, 2017 7:30 pm
Sexual assault, harassment and gender violence ‘at epidemic levels’ in UK universities: Report

Sexual harassment, misconduct and gender violence by university staff are at epidemic levels in the UK, a Guardian investigation suggests. Sexual assault, harassment and gender violence by university staff are at “epidemic levels” in Britain, a new report suggests, the latest in a string of institutional sex abuse accusations in […]

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Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts admits historical connections to slavery

March 4, 2017 10:30 pm
Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts admits historical connections to slavery

Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts (file photo) Harvard University, one of the most prestigious colleges in the United States, has publicly acknowledged its connections with slavery in colonial America. At a conference on the relationship between colleges and slavery on Friday, Harvard President Drew Faust said the school must confront its dark past […]

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German school bans Muslim pupils from publicly praying

March 3, 2017 10:48 pm
German school bans Muslim pupils from publicly praying

Muslims attend Friday prayer in Potsdam near Berlin, Germany, October 7, 2016. (Photo by AFP) A school in Germany’s western city of Wuppertal has ordered teachers to prevent Muslim pupils from publicly praying. “In recent weeks it has been increasingly observed that Muslim pupils in the school building are praying, […]

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University bans phrases such as ‘right-hand man’ and ‘gentleman’s agreement’ in favour of gender-neutral terms

3:54 am
University bans phrases such as ‘right-hand man’ and ‘gentleman’s agreement’ in favour of gender-neutral terms

A university has banned phrases such as “right-hand man” and “gentleman’s agreement” in favour of gender-neutral terms. Photo / 123rf.com A university has banned phrases such as “right-hand man” and “gentleman’s agreement” under its code of practice on inclusive language. Cardiff Metropolitan University’s guidance dictates that “gender-neutral” terms should be […]

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Refugee school in Germany attacked with ‘irritant gas’

November 3, 2016 1:30 pm
Refugee school in Germany attacked with ‘irritant gas’

A language school for refugees in the German city of Hamburg has come under an “irritant gas” attack, leaving five people injured. Emergency services in the northern city of Hamburg were called at 17:35 local time (1535 GMT) on Wednesday, with reports of people suffering from eye and respiratory irritation. […]

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