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 Southampton was awarded … Continue reading University of Southampton Limits Free Speech on Campus, Study Says
Staff members across several Universities in the United Kingdom will be striking throughout February and March, following an ongoing row regarding pensions. The strike will be affecting both the University of Southampton and the University of Sussex. The news has caused concern for students – who would be impacted by the consequences of a strike. The reaction of staff is in response to planned pension changes … Continue reading Southampton University and University of Sussex Set for Strike Action
Figures obtained by UniEel have revealed huge fines being spent at University’s across the United Kingdom at library’s. However, the University of Southampton is one of the exceptions to the rule. The University’s library doesn’t charge fines for overdue items, instead opting to block users from loaning other items temporarily. This meant students spent nothing on library fines. With fines sometimes totalling over £100,000 at … Continue reading Southampton Uni and Library Fines
University of Southampton students have been vocal in their displeasure of recent accounts that show vice-chancellor Christopher Snowden received a mammoth £424,000 in pay last year. This follows the recent controversy at the University of Bath, which created a strong reaction. And in classic 2017 style, one person, using the online handle ‘Harold Bb8’ has taken to Wikipedia to vent his/her anger, making an edit … Continue reading Vice-Chancellor Christopher Snowden Has Wikipedia Page Hacked
Following the much publicised University of Bath vice-chancellor pay case (which drew some strong reactions!), further controversy seems imminent after revelations regarding the vice-chancellor at the University of Southampton were made. Accounts recently released have shown that vice-chancellor Sir Christopher Snowden was paid a remarkable £424,000 last year. This isn’t far behind the amount seen at Bath, which led to ‘Glexit’ – the ousting of … Continue reading The University Of Southampton VC Was Paid £424k Last Year
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!