A university has launched what it claims is the UK’s first module in ‘drag studies’
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Awareness of the impact of lad culture and the specific behaviours associated with it needs to be increased, conference hears
Former vice-president promises to focus on tackling cost of living crisis
Study finds union leadership to be unreflective of the students they represent, being still dominated by middle-class white men
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The University of the Arts London is taking legal action to evict students who have staged a three-week occupation of one of its art schools.
Students are planning to vote in huge numbers in the general election, according to a survey, despite many lacking faith that doing so will help improve their lives.
Postgraduate students at the University of Bradford claim they are being kicked out of their accommodation over the summer so rooms can be rented out to people attending a science festival.
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The Royal Academy of Engineering has added its voice to calls for new metrics to be used in universities to assess teaching quality.
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University of the Arts London, LSE and King’s all involved
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Tolerance of dishonesty high in system where one in seven cheats in exams