‘Plexit’?! Plymouth University’s Students’ Union Votes to Leave the NUS

The Students’ Union of the University of Plymouth have opted to leave the National Union of Students (NUS), following a referendum. The decision was made due to a range of reasons, with ‘significant concerns’ cited by the Union President regarding value for money for students.     1,006 members of the University of Plymouth Students’ Union took part in the vote. 519 members – just … Continue reading ‘Plexit’?! Plymouth University’s Students’ Union Votes to Leave the NUS

Plymouth University Conservative Group Suspended After T-Shirt Controversy

Plymouth University’s Conservative Society has been suspended after an embarrassing and hate-filled photo emerged of members. The photo purportedly shows members wearing T-shirts plastered with racist and anti-Semitic messages. The tweet below appears to sum up the general reaction pretty well.   There’s no place for anti-semitism in my party or the Conservative party. The actions of Plymouth University Conservative Society has brought shame on … Continue reading Plymouth University Conservative Group Suspended After T-Shirt Controversy

Plymouth University is Branded ‘Hostile’ to Free Speech on Campus

The University of Plymouth is ‘hostile’ towards free speech on campus, according to a recent report by Spiked Online. The 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. Some, they suggest, … Continue reading Plymouth University is Branded ‘Hostile’ to Free Speech on Campus

Information and Details on Staff Strike at University of East Anglia

Staff members at several Universities across the United Kingdom are set to go on strike throughout February and March, following an ongoing row regarding pensions. The strike will be affecting the University of East Anglia (UEA), after staff members backed the decision to strike. This news has caused concern for students – who would be affected by strike action. The reaction of staff is in … Continue reading Information and Details on Staff Strike at University of East Anglia

More Student Accommodation Expected in Plymouth

In good news for both current and prospective Plymouth University students, more student accommodation appears likely to appear, with construction on 39 new student flats expected to begin soon. The proposed site for these flats is North Road, located very close to the Plymouth University campus. This would be a highly-convenient location for students, though the plans are subject to approval by Plymouth City Council, … Continue reading More Student Accommodation Expected in Plymouth

How Much Did Plymouth Uni Students Spend On Library Fines?

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 Plymouth University, where it was revealed students spent £4,879.01 on library fines during the 2016-17 academic year. This figure is well below the average value seen across UK institutions. Putting this figure into perspective – with around 23,000 students at … Continue reading How Much Did Plymouth Uni Students Spend On Library Fines?