A survey conducted by the Universities and College Union (UCU) has led to the belief that a ‘toxic’ and ‘punitive’ management culture exists at Queen’s University Belfast (QUB). This culture has led to many academic members of staff to leave the University. Read on for the full story. The UCU carried out a survey based around staff that left QUB between 2015 and 2017 … Continue reading Queen’s University Belfast Heavily Criticised in Staff Survey
A University campus is supposed to be renowned for allowing students and staff to engage in freedom of speech – without having policies or rules in place to limit this. However, a recent report by Spiked Online has suggested that very few Universities actually actively promote freedom of speech, with many supposedly actively blocking free speech from their campus. Queen’s University Belfast was handed an … Continue reading Queen’s University Belfast Limits Freedom of Speech on Campus, Study Says
The University and College Union (UCU) strike at Queen’s University Belfast has been running for a few days – with many braving the conditions to hit the picket lines. The staff are striking in response to planned pension changes by Universities UK. Fourteen days of strike action are being planned, with many calling for talks to resume between the two parties in an attempt to … Continue reading Images From the Staff Strike at Queen’s University Belfast
Queen’s University Belfast has joined the growing list of Universities in the United Kingdom that will be striking during February and March. Some of the dates have now been released, with staff set to strike for thirteen days, beginning on February 22. This news will be of concern to students, who would be affected by the ramifications of such an action. The reaction of staff … Continue reading Queen’s University Belfast Staff Strike Details
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 Queen’s University Belfast, where it was revealed students spent £52,889 on library fines during the 2016-17 academic year. This figure is above average for values seen at UK institutions. Putting this figure into perspective – with around 24,000 students at QUB, … Continue reading Revealed: How Much Did Queens University Belfast Students Spend on Library Fines?
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