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Cambridge moves next year’s lectures online

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On Tuesday, the University of Cambridge announced that there will be no face-to-face lectures in the next academic year due to the coronavirus outbreak. The university explained...

Durham online learning plans reversed

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Sophie Wilson describes how the idea of Durham University moving more to online learning is not progressing any further. ...

Newcastle students petition for strike compensation

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Over 1200 Newcastle University students have signed a petition demanding strike compensation, Molly Greeves reports...

Roast, Toast and Soapbox

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Roast of the week This weather ain’t brrrrrrilliant When you’re an evidently cold-blooded person like me, staying warm in these winter months is tough. No amount of layers...

Striking lecturers to hold teach-outs this week

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Amidst the upcoming UCU strike action, lecturers are planning to hold teach-outs. A teach-out is a form of protest where members of staff hold lectures off campus during the...

Should lecturers encourage students to vote?

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Em Richardson discusses the recent controversy around a lecturer encouraging a student to vote...

Desert Island Books: Lecturer edition

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We ask our favourite lecturers what book changed their life, what novels get them nostalgic or what polotical journals get their blood boiling , and why they had such an effect on...

Strikes set to continue after Easter break as UCU rejects pensions deal

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Isabel Sykes brings us the latest updates from the UCU industrial action: strikes to continue after Easter...

Lecturers: It’s a strike!

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Cuts to and marketisation of university pensions has provoked a strike, but what do students think?...

Are academic staff helping students cheat?

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A new government-backed report is expected to find that academic staff across the UK are involved in so-called ‘essay mills’, companies that offer academic essays and other...