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 United Kingdom actually actively promote freedom of speech on campus. … Continue reading The University of Aberdeen Limits Freedom of Speech on Campus, Study Says
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 students, who will be affected by the ramifications of a … Continue reading Details on Strikes at Scottish Universities
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 seen his popularity levels sky-rocket. This is largely being witnessed … Continue reading Aberdeen University Students Campaign for Buttons the Cat to become Rector
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 upon the Scottish Government to address the issue. Read on … Continue reading ‘Severe’ Accommodation Shortage at Scottish Universities
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 by Universities UK – something that has been prompting similar … Continue reading 85% of Aberdeen Uni Staff Members ‘Back Strike Action’
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 international community both among students and the wider Aberdeen community. … Continue reading Ever Wondered About Staff Ethnicity Statistics at Aberdeen?!
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 can actually be detrimental to the recovery of the person. … Continue reading Ever Exaggerated an Injury?! Aberdeen Academics Investigate
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 may be surprising, it is also worth considering that this … Continue reading Statistics Reveal Plagiarism and Cheating Levels at Aberdeen University
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. Putting this figure into perspective – with around 14,000 students … Continue reading So How Much Did Aberdeen Uni Students Spend on Library Fines?
The University of Aberdeen is a fantastic location to be a student in. Your time at the University is sure to fly by – but fear not, we have an excellent list of the different things you should do during your stay in Aberdeen. The city of Aberdeen is renowned for offering a great student experience. The picturesque location offers a lot! This list ranges … Continue reading 10 Things To Do While At Aberdeen University
UniEel is always on the look-out for writers to join our team! If you are a student at one of our seventy institutions – then there isn’t anything stopping you! We don’t require you to have experience, really don’t mind if your grammar isn’t perfect, and in general, we think anyone can make a contribution to our site! You can be the voice of … Continue reading Your University Community Needs You!