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'Puppy room' set up for stressed University of Central Lancashire students

Forget the election - May 7 just got a lot better for some lucky students.

Ione Wells has launched the #NotGuilty campaign to raise awareness of sexual assault

#NotGuilty: Oxford University student Ione Wells writes powerful open letter to sexual attacker to launch victims' campaign

The campaign stresses that only perpetrators are to blame for sexual assaults

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Trinity College Dublin zoology students made to resit finals exam after paper was accidentally posted online

Administrators only realised their mistake after the exam had been sat

Richard III was buried at Leicester Cathedral last week

Richard III: The University of Leicester expected to change name to King Richard University

Officials also hope to rename some of the university buildings in tribute to the dead monarch to exploit the huge international interest in the discovery

The University of Hertfordshire scored highly in research and facilities to outperform institutions such as Aberdeen and Stirling

Student news round-up: Hertfordshire forced to re-run elections

Hertfordshire forced to re-run elections

P&O ferry Pride of Calais arrives at the Calais' harbour, northern France, on January 2, 2012, with the white cliffs of Dover in the background. Acquired by Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation of Dubai in March 2006, the Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Company, more commonly known as the P&O, is one of the largest shipping companies in the world.

Cardiff University rugby team students banned from ferry after 'urinating incident'

The team were banned from using a return trip on a P&O ferry

Student news round-up: The university with (nearly) no election candidates

No interest in Heythrop elections

Women protest after the horrific rape and murder of a 23-year-old student in Delhi

Second Indian student 'rejected by German professor because of India's rape problem'

Professor Annette Beck-Sickinger has apologised for her comments but says they were taken out of context in 'faked' email that went viral

Conservatives plan to pay students up to £15,000 to take maths and physics degrees

In return, they will have to commit to teach for three years after graduation

A new study reveals the proportion of first class degrees handed out by Cambridge each year has risen from 10 per cent in 1960 to 24 per cent in 2014

Cambridge students getting firsts more than double in 50 years

University denies grade inflation

Student news round-up: Ex-students could vote in Cardiff elections

Ex-students could vote in Cardiff elections

Fake Harvard rejection letter: Girl behind viral spoof worried it will affect her chances with Ivy League university

The student was rejected despite her level of "$wagg moneyyyy"

How the new university in Hereford will look

New university aims to attract women into engineering

It will be first newly built university for three decades

Student news round-up: Newcastle University to open London campus

Newcastle University to open London campus

British Islamic scholar Sheikh Haitham al-Haddad

'Jihadi John': Talk with anti-gay scholar postponed at university where Mohammed Emwazi studied

Students launched a petition to stop Dr Haitham Al-Haddad speaking at the University of Westminster a day before the launch of an LGBT festival

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