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The University of Aberdeen have ‘chilled free speech through intervention’ on their campus, according to a recent report by Spiked Online. The recent 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 […]

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Many Scottish Universities will be striking throughout February and March, following an ongoing row regarding pensions. The University of Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Heriot-Watt, St. Andrews, Stirling and Strathclyde are all among those to strike. Five of these seven will begin striking on February 22. The news of the strike has led to concern for […]

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In some intriguing news, students at the University of Aberdeen have been attempting to make a cat become the University’s new rector. Buttons – a white cat which lives on the Aberdeen campus – has secured support from hundreds of students. Buttons is already a popular figure on the campus, but this latest campaign has […]

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Students across Scotland are facing an on-campus accommodation shortage, Member of Scottish Parliament Mark Ruskell has suggested. Green Party representative Ruskell suggested the current state of on-campus accommodation in Scotland was a ‘clear problem’. This has been documented in the past, with Stirling University witnessing 180 first year students not having accommodation. Ruskell has called […]

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Following a staff vote regarding a dispute over pensions, a mammoth 85% of staff at the University of Aberdeen have backed taking strike action. This news obviously comes as a concern to students, who would be affected by the ramifications of such an action. The reaction of staff is in response to planned pension changes […]

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Have you ever wondered about statistics for the ethnicity of staff at the University of Aberdeen? Well, wonder no more. Thanks to the result of a Freedom of Information (FOI) request, interesting statistics can be examined. We are fortunate at this University to have such a diverse range of lecturers, while there is a strong […]

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Researchers at the University of Aberdeen have completed an intriguing study, finding that people will exaggerate an injury when they are first asked about it, compared to subsequent questions. While this might be seen as a rather comical revelation, the researchers went on to say how the exaggerations can have ramifications for treatment. These ramifications […]

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Statistics emanating from Freedom of Information requests have revealed that cheating during exams and plagiarism on coursework assignments is rife at the University of Aberdeen. The information released from the requests have revealed that 304 people have been caught plagiarising coursework in the last five years, with 49 cases of cheating during exams. While this […]

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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 the University of Aberdeen, where it was revealed students spent £25,015 on library fines during the 2016-17 academic year. This figure is below the average figure seen across UK institutions. […]

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