Students are frustrated by this year’s rules on who studies in person and who takes their classes online at Leicester University.
Students at the University of Leicester have voted in favour of supporting this week’s UCU strike action, according to a statement released by Leicester Students’ Union (SU) this afternoon.
Leicester Students’ Union (SU) discussed a budget cut of £508,000 due to the financial impact of the pandemic at a recent Student Council meeting.
Biological Sciences students have been left waiting for their exam results as a result of the ongoing redundancy dispute.
The University of Leicester has come under fire for its rent rebate, with international students in particular being treated unfairly.
The University distances itself from a departmental email that says algorithms will be used on some students’ missing marks.
The University of Leicester has threatened students with the prospect of external debt collectors to recover unpaid accommodation fees.
The redundancy dispute at Leicester has threatened to delay graduations in the School of Sciences, with the University saying they ‘may withhold’ some staff’s pay over their marking boycott
A University of Leicester rent protest organised by the Rent Strike team took place on campus on June 1st.
The #BoycottLeicester campaign set up by the UCU is encouraging academics to join the boycott of the University of Leicester in opposition to redundancies.
The English Literature and Language experts who worked on the study of Richard III are set to be axed, along with the study of all Old and (most of) Middle English.
Leicester students will overwhelmingly blame the Vice Chancellor and Executive Board if the staff’s industrial action disrupts their education a poll on social media has found.
The University and College Union monks nailed (blue-tacked) ten theses onto the Fielding Johnson building door on the morning of 21st April.
The University of Leicester and their staff’s Union bitter redundancy battle has escalated as each side releases communication attacking the other.
The University faces fierce criticism as they hand 26 staff members their compulsory redundancy notices
The UCU has greylisted the University of Leicester as part of the dispute over the long running redundancy proposals.
Dr Harvie’s proposed redundancy at the School of Business has been widely condemned by fellow academics.
Staff at Leicester University vote in favour of strike action in response to proposed redundancies.
The University’s Council has said that it “fully supports the Executive Board” and Vice-Chancellor despite students passing an overwhelming vote of no confidence.
Three people have had suicidal thoughts after bullying by managers at the University of Leicester says retired Professor
Leicester MP Claudia Webbe has written to the Education Secretary to express her concerns regarding the ongoing disinvestment proposals.
Dr Oz Gore has resigned from the University of Leicester citing a ‘toxic’ atmosphere, as staff ballot over strike action.
Leicester MP Claudia Webbe has shared a petition on Twitter requesting that the University of Leicester offer a fair rent rebate, which has 611 signatures, as of April 12th.
The University of Leicester have threatened to remove the title of Professor Emeritus from the retired academic Peter Armstrong over his social media activity, following recent disagreement over disinvestment proposals.
The University of Leicester (UoL) have announced a 50% rebate on empty accommodation rooms from the 4 January to 3 May.
The University of Leicester’s Attenborough Arts Centre has seen the Coronavirus pandemic impact its culture and finances.
Two students have been poisoned by mould spores in their Southmeade court accomodation at the University of Leicester.
Rhiannon Jenkins has been announced as the new President of the Students’ Union on 5 March, after a somewhat controversial race.
Pedram Bani Asadi released a two-minute video on Instagram that was critical of the Students’ Union’s decision to pull him from the presidential race.
Written by Max Ashforth Petitions arise over defunding to the pure mathematics department at the University of Leicester. Freddie Mansfield, a third-year student, and Hannah Amliwala, a second-year student, recently started a student-led petition, that has gained 87 signatures, as of 4 March. This petition was set up in response to one set up by staff, which has been signed by over 1,000 people. The recent announcement has not been supported by all students, as Freddie stated: “I can’t see any positives about how the changes would benefit maths students.” The changes set out by University of Leicester Vice-Chancellor, Professor Nishan Canagarajah, include the redundancies of 12 pure mathematics lecturers. These redundancies would be followed by the appointment of three teaching roles. Currently, staff split their time between teaching and researching the subject, however the plan is for this to be reduced to just teaching roles. It is feared that reducing the number of staff in the department would deter prospective students from applying to the university. The long-term impact and knock-on effects, which would …