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 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.
Renting a house in second year is the next step in the university process for many students, and as many first years prepare to move into houses in September, I speak to University of Leicester students who have had experiences from hell.
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.
Twelve of Europe’s leading football clubs have announced they have agreed to establish a new competition, the European Super League (ESL). The league notably excludes PL title winners and current top 4 team, Leicester City.
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.
A student has put forward the proposal to ban endorsements of candidates by societies in Students’ Union’s elections.
A student led petition for the re-naming of the De Montfort Hall has started after the man the building is named after was responsible for exiling Jews from Leicester.
Leicester students have passed a vote of no confidence in the Vice-Chancellor and Executive Board at the University of Leicester.
Or brown. Or disabled. Or gay. Or trans.
Studying in the middle of a global pandemic is challenging for any student, but for those living in Nixon Court, there are more challenges than they signed up for.
When people are healthy, life is taken for granted. But for some, the illness is with them forever.
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 …
A cover photo of a playboy magazine has appeared on the Executive Elections 2021 Candidates webpage, as the first day of the election gets underway.
The Vice Chancellor has said that he will not consider taking a pay cut to his salary of £250K, despite putting 145 jobs at risk.
Leicester students and staff give their response to the implementation of the Vaccine in the UK
The University of Leicester have been accused of monitoring social media accounts of staff members by three academics.
A ‘Students Against Redundancies’ petition opposing redundancies for lecturers and departmental staff has attracted more than 500 signatures.
A recent influx of people posting stories of sexual assault and rape, on Facebook page LeicFess, was sparked after a survivor of sexual assault spoke out on 30 January.
An FOI has revealed that only one student out of 13 accused, has been suspended for sexual assault.
University of Leicester students condemned Millwall fans after they booed their players before the match against Derby County on December 5, as they took the knee in a gesture against racism.