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Miwa Hirono: my Home Office hell

Top academics will be increasingly reluctant to come to the UK, says Hirono, who is being forced to quit Britain despite her permanent post

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As graduates and current students of the department of politics at the University of Surrey, we are writing to express our concern at reports that the department will, in effect, be closed at the end of this academic year

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It has been just over five years since Sir David Melville’s report on London Metropolitan University criticised an earlier board of governors (and senior executives) for failing to hold a previous vice-chancellor to account

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