Exeter University anti-abortion group canvases freshers

Students’ fury after Exeter University allows Christian anti-abortion society with a male president to canvas support amongst freshers Exeter Students for Life promotes pro-life discussion;  society has been criticised for canvasing for new members during Freshers’ Week   On social media some have expressed concerns at the group’s message, with the president of the society likening termination of pregnancy to ‘murder’ […]

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Cambridge University launches UK's largest ever autism study

Cambridge University launches UK’s largest ever autism study as 10,000 people are recruited to look at how disorder develops The UK’s largest ever autism study is recruiting 10,000 people It will examine how genetic and environmental factors impact them Cambridge researchers hope findings will improve diagnosis, support and care Ten thousand people with autism are today being invited to join […]

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Two university students shot dead by police at a government protest

Two students are shot dead by police officers in Peru during demonstration against the removal of president, as interim leader quits after six days and Congress struggle to vote in replacement Peru interim president Manuel Merino resigned Sunday amidst violent protests His resignation comes five days after he replaced President Martín Vizcarra Congress is set to name a third president […]

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University funding overhaul forced to Senate inquiry

Universities will push for major revisions to the Morrison government's funding shake-up after the legislation was forced to a Senate inquiry, delaying its passage through Parliament. The government had resisted sending the bill to a Senate committee for scrutiny but relented to pressure from Labor and the Greens, which convinced crossbenchers of the need for an inquiry. The government has […]

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Durham University becomes first to offer CASH to students to delay studies after A-level fiasco

DURHAM University has become the first in the UK to offer CASH to students to defer their studies by a year following the A-level fiasco.  It comes as the government's U-turn on exam results has sparked fresh chaos for many universities struggling to cope with an unforeseen surge in admissions. ⚠️ Read our GCSE and A-levels live blog for the latest […]

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