Universities

Students put a face (or faces) to apartheid fight

By Charlotte Oliver, February 27, 2014

A student-led campaign to challenge anti-Zionism on campus has gained global backing with thousands of students across the world lending their faces to the cause.

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Why creationism still belongs in schools

By Adam Hilsenrath, February 26, 2014

Like many other politics students, I often enjoy watching Prime Minister’s Questions in the House of Commons every Wednesday at noon.

As this inconveniently conflicts with my politics lessons in school, I turn to the medium of the Daily Politics Show, which couples the ever-entertaining Commons debates with further argument and discussion between guests of opposing political persuasions.

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New job search site launches for students

February 25, 2014

A new job site has launched for those who wish to supplement their student loans with some extra cash.

ParTime Student went live earlier this month, aiming to find tailor-made, part-time work for students in their local area.

Its co-founder, Gareth Rifkin, described the site in more detail:

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Campus Notebook: February 21, 2014

By Charlotte Oliver, February 20, 2014

HERE WE GO

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Film reveals anti-Zionist threat faced by students

By Charlotte Oliver, February 14, 2014

Anti-Zionism and antisemitism are still too often conflated on university campuses, and Jewish students are paying the price.

That’s the view advanced in Crossing The Line: Exploring Israel On Campus, a new documentary which raises concerns about the safety of students targeted by anti-Israel activists.

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Campus Notebook: February 14, 2014

By Charlotte Oliver, February 14, 2014

ON THE ROCKS

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Israeli students rebel against their own Oxford club

By Charlotte Oliver, February 13, 2014

A war of words has broken out in Oxford between the university’s Israeli students and its Israel Society.

Yishai Mishor, an Israeli PhD student, voiced his anger at the society’s “right-wing agenda” in an open letter to The Oxford Student — a campus newspaper.

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Chief Rabbi and Archbishop of York to launch student interfaith group

By Charlotte Oliver, February 13, 2014

Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis will join the Archbishop of York at Durham University next week to welcome the launch of a new, student-led, interfaith group.

Set up in partnership with the Council of Christians and Jews, the CCJ Student Presidents (CCJSP) is a community made up of students of different faiths across the UK.

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UK-Israel trade ties start on campus, says Communities Secretary Eric Pickles

By Sandy Rashty, February 7, 2014

After five years of economic dearth, a UK government investment of more than £400 million has been welcomed by business figures and diplomats. What’s more, it is set to boost economic ties between the UK and Israel.

At least £15 million of the £415 million injection will go towards fostering entrepreneurial initiatives in universities across eight UK cities.

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Campus Notebook: February 7, 2014

By Charlotte Oliver, February 6, 2014

CALL THE DOCTOR

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