Natalie Cotterill

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Oxford SU boycotts satisfaction survey

The student council at Oxford University voted to boycott the National Student Survey (NSS). A two thirds majority was required for the boycott, which gained 75 percent of the vote. There were 59 votes for the motion and 20 against. Oxford SU campaigned last year to boycott, after the National Union of Students (NUS) encouraged…

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Academic shortlisted for prestigious Costa Book Award

Professor Rebecca Stott, from UEA’s school of Literature, Drama and Creative Writing (LDC), has been shortlisted for the Costa Book Awards with her book In the Days of Rain: A Daughter, A Father, a Cult. It is one of four shortlisted for the Costa Biography category. Rebecca Stott is a professor of literature and creative…

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Traditions of terror

Whether you are someone who goes full out with costumes, decor, and parties, or the one who silently leaves the house as night falls to avoid the trick or treaters, Halloween is here. Whilst some see it as an Americanised holiday, it appears to be gaining popularity in the UK. Many have forgotten the roots…

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Cambridge VC refuses to take pay cut

Professor Stephen Toope, the new vice-chancellor of Cambridge University, has refused to take a pay cut to his £365,000 salary and is encouraging others to do the same. Speaking to The Times, Prof Toope, a Canadian who has spent the majority of his professional life in North America, explained that the role of vice-chancellor is…