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.


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.


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.


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.


Professor calls to ban Israel course

By Charlotte Oliver, October 24, 2013

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


Campus Notebook: October 25, 2013

By Charlotte Oliver, October 24, 2013



UJS leader warns of new threat — ‘free Judaism’

By Anna Sheinman, October 18, 2013


Religious organisations that hold free events on campus are preventing students from developing a genuine commitment to Judaism and Israel, the executive director of the Union of Jewish Students has warned.

David Brown, who joined UJS in June, said groups offering these events were detracting from the work of campus Jewish societies.


Campus Notebook: October 18, 2013

By Anna Sheinman, October 16, 2013



On Campus in October 2013

By Anna Sheinman, October 7, 2013

It's been a busy beginning to October. Aish on Campus held their annual welcome Firestarter BBQs across university campuses in Birmingham, Leeds, Nottingham and Manchester for over 400 students. Manchester JSoc held its Crawl of Duty for over 90 students and Nottingham Chabad held a sushi welcome lunch for 200 students.

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Campus Notebook: October 4, 2013

By Anna Sheinman, October 3, 2013


Fresh from playing at the brand new JW3 in London, top Israeli hip-hop band Hadag Nahash performed for over 200 students at events organised by UJS in Birmingham and Leeds, and then made the trip to Manchester to perform an intimate acoustic set and be interviewed on National Student Radio.