Study Suggests Cardiff University is ‘Hostile’ to Free Speech on Campus

Cardiff University is ‘hostile’ towards free speech on campus, according to a recent report by Spiked Online. The report has cast doubt over the widespread belief that a University campus is a location which allows students and staff to engage in free speech. The report suggests very few Universities in the United Kingdom actually actively promote freedom of speech on campus. Some, they suggest, actively … Continue reading Study Suggests Cardiff University is ‘Hostile’ to Free Speech on Campus

Cardiff University Staff Member Dies

A staff member at Cardiff University has died. The member of staff was taken to the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff, where he unfortunately passed away. No suspicious circumstances were reported. The circumstances behind this tragic death are currently unknown, while efforts are being made to inform the next of kin of the deceased. Students were left fearing for the worst yesterday when the … Continue reading Cardiff University Staff Member Dies

Cardiff University Criticised for Animal Testing

Cardiff University has been criticised following the revelation that over 50,000 animals were used in research by scientists at the University in the 2016 year alone. Worse yet, some experiments involved inducing an asthma attack on animals. The grim findings have led to the University being criticised by animal rights groups. It also places the unethical issue that many students will have been providing tuition … Continue reading Cardiff University Criticised for Animal Testing

Cardiff and Aberystwyth Universities Set for Strike Action

Aberystwyth University and Cardiff University are among the Universities in Wales who are set to launch 14 days of strike action, in a row regarding pensions. Representing staff at the affected Universities, the University and College Union (UCU) have said the walkouts will begin on February 22nd – in around three weeks time. And in bad news for the disruption levels – the strike action … Continue reading Cardiff and Aberystwyth Universities Set for Strike Action

The Best From Prince Harry and Meghan’s Visit to Cardiff

It was an exciting day in Cardiff today, as Prince Harry and wife-to-be Meghan Markle visited the capital city, with thousands turning out to see the two. As Prince William and Kate found in Coventry earlier this week, the community were delighted to welcome the Royals. During their day, Prince Harry and Meghan were able to take in many sights around Cardiff, with a large … Continue reading The Best From Prince Harry and Meghan’s Visit to Cardiff

New Halls of Residence Likely for Cardiff Uni

An upcoming council meeting looks set to confirm that a new halls of residence will be built near to the Cardiff University campus. The proposed plans, due for consideration soon, suggest a five-block development which will be able to house up to 350 students once complete. This will provide increased choice when it comes to accommodation for students in Cardiff. The plans have been submitted … Continue reading New Halls of Residence Likely for Cardiff Uni

Welsh Universities VC Pay ‘Generally Lower’

There have been a range of high-profile cases regarding vice-chancellor pay at many Universities across the United Kingdom. However, recent figures have shown that vice-chancellor pay in Wales is in many cases lower than other parts of the United Kingdom. However, concern has been raised regarding the amount of staff that are receiving a remuneration of £100,000 or more. Welsh University’s welcome hundreds of thousands … Continue reading Welsh Universities VC Pay ‘Generally Lower’

Cardiff Uni Students Paid £20,000 In Library Fines Last Year

Cardiff University students paid a mammoth £20,106.98 in library fines during the 2016-17 academic year, it has been revealed. This figure relates purely to overdue books not being returned in time. This large figure comes as a surprise, after the University’s new policy of only fining students for an overdue book if another student had reserved it. With around 31,000 students enrolled at Cardiff, this equates … Continue reading Cardiff Uni Students Paid £20,000 In Library Fines Last Year

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