Universities

Anti-Israel students deal blow to campus relations

By Charlotte Oliver, November 7, 2013

A university campus known as a hotbed of anti-Israel activity is once more in the spotlight after students condemned what they termed Israeli attacks on Palestinians’ right to education.

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On Campus in November 2013

By Charlotte Oliver, November 7, 2013

November is well underway and JSocs are busy as usual...

J.E.W kicked off on November 11, taking university campuses by storm up and down the country. One particular highlight was the omnipresence of two Ethiopian Jewish students, Ashager Araro and Rivka Avera, who toured campuses across the UK telling their stories to captivated audiences.

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My progressive Jewish space away from home

By Sophie Lipton, November 1, 2013

When I came to Manchester and didn’t initially have a progressive Jewish space, it was difficult for me to connect with my Reform Judaism.

Of course, JSoc is great, and many of my closest friends were made at Manchester’s Friday night Shabbat meals.

But I felt there was something missing for progressive students - something I really desired.

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Campus Notebook: November 1, 2013

By Charlotte Oliver, November 1, 2013

YOU CALL THAT A DEBATE?

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Found: the fake scholar who duped universities

By Nissan Tzur, October 31, 2013

Several universities welcomed an Israeli professor into their lecture theatres when he impressed them with his doctoral thesis in international law.

The academic, known only as Mariusz K, began a series of lectures across Poland earning up to £100,000 zloty (£25,000) from the various schools and colleges.

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No action against Brighton lecturer

By Charlotte Oliver, October 30, 2013

The University of Brighton has said it will not be taking disciplinary action against lecturer Tom Hickey following his attack on Israel studies courses in the UK last week.

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Why I 'do university right' my way

By Natasha Sporn, October 25, 2013

My school friends considered moving out for university to be the focal point of their higher education experience, but I made the decision to stay at home.

I spend my evenings as a television blogger needing peace and quiet, and also wanted to focus more on my degree than running a house.

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Candles (and Jews) blown out in Wales

By Isabelle Fraser , October 25, 2013

A group of Aberystwyth residents are up in arms over the exclusion of Orthodox Jews from their holiday homes.

Aberystwyth University has historically rented 150 student houses to members of Manchester’s Charedi community every August, for the past 20 years. This saw an influx of around a thousand Orthodox Jews to the area.

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Professor calls to ban Israel course

By Charlotte Oliver, October 25, 2013

A Brighton University lecturer has condemned Israel studies courses as “an Israeli state propaganda initiative”.

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Campus Notebook: October 25, 2013

By Charlotte Oliver, October 24, 2013

AMAZING TECHNICOLOUR SCOTTISH PUB CRAWL

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