The Students’ Union of the University of Plymouth have opted to leave the National Union of Students (NUS), following a referendum. The decision was made due to a range of reasons, with ‘significant concerns’ cited by the Union President regarding value for money for students. 1,006 members of the University of Plymouth Students’ Union took part in the vote. 519 members – just … Continue reading ‘Plexit’?! Plymouth University’s Students’ Union Votes to Leave the NUS
Plymouth University’s Conservative Society has been suspended after an embarrassing and hate-filled photo emerged of members. The photo purportedly shows members wearing T-shirts plastered with racist and anti-Semitic messages. The tweet below appears to sum up the general reaction pretty well. There’s no place for anti-semitism in my party or the Conservative party. The actions of Plymouth University Conservative Society has brought shame on … Continue reading Plymouth University Conservative Group Suspended After T-Shirt Controversy
The University of Plymouth is ‘hostile’ towards free speech on campus, according to a recent report by Spiked Online. The report has cast doubt over the notion 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, … Continue reading Plymouth University is Branded ‘Hostile’ to Free Speech on Campus
In good news for both current and prospective Plymouth University students, more student accommodation appears likely to appear, with construction on 39 new student flats expected to begin soon. The proposed site for these flats is North Road, located very close to the Plymouth University campus. This would be a highly-convenient location for students, though the plans are subject to approval by Plymouth City Council, … Continue reading More Student Accommodation Expected in Plymouth
It has been confirmed that the two 19-year old men in Plymouth that had been taken to hospital have died. The tragic deaths have been attributed to drugs. It is believed that the duo had taken the drug MDMA. The duo were part of a group that had reportedly been taking the drug, fortunately – the rest appear to be unharmed. The group attended a … Continue reading Two Die At Pryzm Plymouth After ‘Taking Drugs’
Figures obtained by UniEel have revealed huge fines being spent at University’s across the United Kingdom at library’s. Part of our ongoing study focused on Plymouth University, where it was revealed students spent £4,879.01 on library fines during the 2016-17 academic year. This figure is well below the average value seen across UK institutions. Putting this figure into perspective – with around 23,000 students at … Continue reading How Much Did Plymouth Uni Students Spend On Library Fines?
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