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UEA students stage walkout for international solidarity

Tuesday 17th November saw students walk out of university classes to show support for international students and migrants during the Day of Solidarity. A spokesperson for the National Campaign Against Fees and Cuts said: “The day, called under the banner ‘International Students’ Campaign Day of Solidarity’ aims to encourage all students to stand in solidarity…

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Brexit would be a blow for research claim academics

Leading academics from across the UK have announced their support of Britain continuing its membership of the EU, just weeks after the NUS underlined its support. Speaking to The Guardian this week, Vice-Chancellors, UK academics, and research scientists have described the possibility of leaving the EU as potentially damaging to the ability of UK universities…

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Sexual harassment at university going unreported

The NUS has claimed that 20% of students experience sexual harassment during their first week at university. Further, 66% of students don’t know how to report it. UUEAS has declined to indicate whether it could have done more to raise awareness of sexual harassment after only a handful of students at UEA reported sexual harasment…

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NUS takes legal action over grants

The National Union of Students has initiated judicial review processes over ministerial plans to scrap maintenance grants in England. Lawyers from the NUS have written to the Business Secretary, Sajid Javid, to demand further consideration of the implications on equality and diversity of the move. This proposed action was announced in July by George Osborne…

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