30 novembre 2019

I'm now the oldest person at the rock concert – should I be worried?

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "theguardian"My engineer and I were the oldest by far at a crowded student gig, watching Scouting for Girls play live, warm lager in hand. I’m not sure what gave us away. More...

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The UK used to be attractive to us academics. Now it’s just hostile

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "theguardian"The Home Office’s system for settling migrants is cruel and haphazard. I feel like I’m being driven out. More...

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University staff: use this week's strike to protest against the hostile environment

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "theguardian"This week’s pay and pensions strike is important – but so is the impact of the hostile environment on international colleagues. More...

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Universities have driven their workers into the ground. That’s why I’m striking

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "theguardian"Our eight days of action are in response to a marketised sector that has prioritised profit over the welfare of staff and students. More...

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Poor careers advice at university hits minority students hardest

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "theguardian"When black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) students come to my careers consultancy, it means they haven’t been hearing the right things from their uni. One student told me he didn’t feel his white careers advisors could relate to his experience of life as a young black male. More...

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Landmarks in law: the Brexit court ruling that thwarted Boris Johnson

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "theguardian"By declaring the prorogation of parliament to be unlawful, the Supreme Court made a decision with huge legal consequences. More...

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I'm striking because insecure academic contracts are ruining my mental health

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "theguardian"This week, staff in 60 universities across the UK have been on an eight-day strike over pensions, pay and employment conditions. This has included growing casualisation in universities – which, as a researcher employed on a fixed-term contract, is my life. More...

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Students protest against Liverpool university's claim that support for strike is 'unlawful'

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "theguardian"Students at the University of Liverpool blocked senior managers from entering their offices this morning in protest at an email sent by the university warning students that it is “unlawful” for them to join pickets in support of striking lecturers. More...

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Hundreds of thousands of students join global climate strikes

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "theguardian"Hundreds of thousands of young people have taken to the streets from Manila to Copenhagen as part of the latest student climate strikes to demand radical action on the unfolding ecological emergency. More...

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The manhandling of a blind man shows the Oxford Union still has a race problem

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "theguardian"The debating society felt like a hostile environment when I was studying at the university. Shockingly, it still is. More...

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