30 novembre 2019

Oxford Union president steps down in wake of blind student row

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "theguardian"The president of the Oxford Union has bowed to pressure to resign after a blind student was dragged by his ankles from a debate event by a security guard. More...

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Prince Andrew: the companies and colleges cutting ties with Duke of York

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "theguardian"A number of businesses, charities and educational organisations are severing or reconsidering their ties with Prince Andrew.
BT said on Wednesday it would no longer work with iDEA – the Duke of York Inspiring Digital Enterprise Award – while the duke was a patron of the scheme. More...

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Union warns of further strikes in universities row

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "theguardian"Staff due to walk out next week and there could be further action next term. More...

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Inhumane treatment of Ebenezer Azamati at the Oxford Union

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "theguardian"I was horrified to read of Ebenezer Azamati’s treatment at the Oxford Union, but sadly not surprised (Blind student dragged from Oxford Union ‘by his ankles’, 18 November). My own experiences 30 years ago also showed an elitist institution seeped in privilege. I was assaulted in the union’s bar when a rather posh chap demanded that I and my friends give him the table we were at. More...

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Prince Andrew mentor scheme at risk as firms withdraw support

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "theguardian"The future of Prince Andrew’s business mentoring initiative is in doubt after corporate backers severed ties or said they were reviewing links as pressure piled on the royal after his disastrous BBC interview about the child sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. More...

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To avoid blazes like Bolton's, we must radically overhaul student housing

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "theguardian"The fire at a student residence in Bolton has brought into sharp relief the need for action on fire safety standards in student accommodation. It’s been more than two years since the tragedy of Grenfell, and hundreds of blocks – including many student developments – are still covered in flammable ACM cladding, with thousands of households living in fear. More...

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Students accuse Cambridge university of 'greenwashing' ties with oil firms

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "theguardian"Activists call Cambridge Zero initiative a ‘PR stunt to divert attention from links to fossil fuel industry’. More...

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Harvard and Yale students disrupt football game for fossil fuel protest

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "theguardian"Students and alumni from Harvard and Yale disrupted the annual football game between the two elite universities on Saturday, occupying the field in New Haven, Connecticut, at half-time and demanding the colleges divest from investment in fossil fuels. More...

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More women say Birmingham University refused to investigate rape complaints

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "theguardian"Birmingham University faces a growing outcry over its response to student victims of sexual violence after more women said it had refused to investigate their rape complaints. More...

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Universities accused of using 'strong-arm tactics' to undermine strike action

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "theguardian"Universities have been accused of using “strong-arm tactics” to undermine strike action which threatens to cause widespread disruption at 60 campuses across the UK this week. More...

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