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. The University of Reading was given … Continue reading University of Reading ‘Chills Free Speech’ on Campus, Study Says
The University of Reading is among the Universities that will be striking during February and March. Some of the dates of the strike have now been released, with nine dates confirmed. Staff will begin striking on February 22. This news will be of concern to students, who will be affected by the ramifications of a strike. The reaction of staff is in response to planned … Continue reading University of Reading Staff Strike Details
Have you ever wondered about the level of cheating, plagiarism and other illicit actions at the University of Reading?! Data obtained by a Freedom of Information request have revealed an interesting insight into the dark side of Reading! Plagiarism and cheating have been the leading cause of disciplinary action in the last few years, with more than 100 cases being reported. Unsurprisingly, behaviour in halls … Continue reading Cheating and Plagiarism Statistics Revealed for the University of Reading
The St. Patrick’s Hall saga at the University of Reading continues to rumble on, with the latest update being that Member of Parliament for East Reading – Matt Rodda – has backed objections against the proposed redevelopment. The propositions will be presented before Reading City Council’s Planning Committee on February 7th. By the conclusion of that meeting, we should know more. It appears however this … Continue reading Reading’s St. Patrick’s Hall Update
Things were going so well for the University of Reading as they battled to the Final of the Festive Edition of University Challenge, performing well above expectation. Yet all hell appeared to break loose in the final, as our brave warriors went into meltdown mode, being destroyed by Keble College, University of Oxford. Reading lost 240-0. Even those who aren’t a fan of University Challenge … Continue reading The Best Twitter Reactions to Reading’s University Challenge Meltdown
Figures obtained by UniEel have shown that students from the University of Reading spent heavily on library fines during the 2016-17 academic year. Students spent a total of £45,297.83! This figure is above average for values seen at UK institutions. To put this figure into perspective, this equates to a spend of approximately £3.02 per student. This figure takes into account both fines for overdue items … Continue reading Revealed: How Much Did Reading Uni Students Spend on Library Fines?
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!