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‘I’m nervous to go back’: Students on having spent so long away from university

‘I’m nervous to go back’: Students on having spent so long away from university

‘I’m nervous to go back’: Students on having spent so long away from university ‘I’m nervous to go back’: Students on having spent so long away from university “I’m going back to a community, but I don’t really know anyone,” Lois Lawn tellsThe Independent.  After moving into university halls last year, she decided to go back home in November and …

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Recluse Spiders at University of Michigan Cause Brief Library Closure

Recluse Spiders at University of Michigan Cause Brief Library Closure

Recluse Spiders at University of Michigan Cause Brief Library Closure Recluse Spiders at University of Michigan Cause Brief Library Closure Late last month, Anne Danielson-Francois, an associate biology professor at the University of Michigan, received an unusual package. She had instructed the sender to make sure the contents — spiders — were cushioned because she did not want their legs …

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University students have spent around £1bn on empty accommodation due to Covid, survey finds

University students have spent around £1bn on empty accommodation due to Covid, survey finds

University students have spent around £1bn on empty accommodation due to Covid, survey finds University students have spent around £1bn on empty accommodation due to Covid, survey finds University students in the UK have spent nearly £1bn on accommodation left empty due to coronavirus restrictions, it has been estimated. Around one third of students have received some form of discount …

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Scottish University Draws Ire for Dismissing Female Gender Studies Lead

Scottish University Draws Ire for Dismissing Female Gender Studies Lead

Scottish University Draws Ire for Dismissing Female Gender Studies Lead Scottish University Draws Ire for Dismissing Female Gender Studies Lead Arantza Asali, currently a student in the master’s program, said she “never imagined St. Andrews would run this degree, receive the praise and tuition money it has gained, and then do this.” “The neglect shown to our education and the …

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Duterte’s Forces Have a New Target: University Students

Duterte’s Forces Have a New Target: University Students

Duterte’s Forces Have a New Target: University Students Duterte’s Forces Have a New Target: University Students MANILA — The posters that appeared on campus were chilling. They warned that the University of the Philippines had become a breeding ground for communist sympathizers and that students and professors needed to be on high alert for antigovernment insurgents. Some students were even …

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Head of Elite French University Resigns Following Professor Incest Case

Head of Elite French University Resigns Following Professor Incest Case

Head of Elite French University Resigns Following Professor Incest Case Head of Elite French University Resigns Following Professor Incest Case PARIS — The director of a prestigious French political science university resigned on Tuesday evening, weeks after accusations of incest involving one of the school’s most prominent figures had raised suspicions about who might have known about the allegations and …

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University of Manchester ends research project with Chinese firm over alleged links to Uighur persecution

The University of Manchester has ended a project with a firm accused of having links to the persecution of Uighur Muslims

University of Manchester ends research project with Chinese firm over alleged links to Uighur persecution University of Manchester ends research project with Chinese firm over alleged links to Uighur persecution The University of Manchester has terminated a research project with a state-owned Chinese company with alleged links to human rights abuses against Uighur Muslims. It comes after a parliamentary committee …

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Prestigious Istanbul University Fights Erdogan’s Reach

Prestigious Istanbul University Fights Erdogan’s Reach

Prestigious Istanbul University Fights Erdogan’s Reach Prestigious Istanbul University Fights Erdogan’s Reach ISTANBUL — For several weeks — rain, shine, or even snow — a rebellion has been underway in one of the most hallowed establishments of Turkish academia: the campus of Bogazici University in Istanbul. Every day, faculty members stand on the main lawn in a socially distanced, silent …

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More than one third of university students unhappy with academic experience this term, ONS poll suggests

<p>Universities have been told to shift teaching online until at least mid-February during England’s lockdown</p>

More than one third of university students unhappy with academic experience this term, ONS poll suggests More than one third of university students unhappy with academic experience this term, ONS poll suggests More than one third of university students are unhappy with their academic experience this term, while the majority who went home for Christmas are still there, according to …

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University of Michigan Suspends Athletic Activities Over Coronavirus Variant

University of Michigan Suspends Athletic Activities Over Coronavirus Variant

University of Michigan Suspends Athletic Activities Over Coronavirus Variant University of Michigan Suspends Athletic Activities Over Coronavirus Variant The University of Michigan said Saturday that it had suspended all sports activities for up to two weeks and told athletes, coaches and team staff members to quarantine immediately after “several” cases of the British-affiliated variant of the coronavirus were found among …

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