Universities

Kings College London's student union votes for Israel boycott

By Charlotte Oliver, March 27, 2014

Students at Kings College London passed a controversial anti-Israel motion this week, despite strong opposition from Jews on campus.

The motion, which was passed by the student union, called for the university to boycott Israel and “raise awareness of the country’s apartheid policies”.

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Campus Notebook: March 21, 2014

By Charlotte Oliver, March 21, 2014

(SOUP) STARTER FOR TEN

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On Campus in March 2014

By Charlotte Oliver, March 18, 2014

Campuses got creative for Purim fancy dress...

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Bringing interfaith to campus

By Rachel Bronstein & Tammy Ostro, March 5, 2014

As co-presidents of Durham University Jewish Society, we have become increasingly aware that our position has provided us with an opportunity to actively broach prevalent religious issues, rather than remaining introverted – concerned only with the needs of our members.

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Campus Notebook: February 28, 2014

By Charlotte Oliver, February 27, 2014

FUNNY FARE

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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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