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SOAS cleaning staff to strike over pay and conditions

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Leading Cambridge dons call for a new approach to beat the gender gap in top university jobs

Leading Cambridge academics are today calling for a shake-up in appointments procedures in order to give talented women as better chance of securing top jobs.

Video: Edward Snowden tells Oxford students that Government secrets undermine democracy

So many facts, figures and activities are being kept secret by Western governments that they are undermining democracy, Edward Snowden has told students in Oxford.

President Obama sends hand-written apology to professor after mocking history of art degrees

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Edward Snowden elected rector of Glasgow University

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden will take up a senior post at one of Scotland's oldest universities after winning a student vote.

Students' final grades at risk as university lecturers threaten the ultimate sanction: a marking boycott

Students’ final grades could be at risk if university lecturers follow through with a new threat to boycott marking as part of a long running pay dispute with universities.

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