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
Queen’s University Belfast has joined the growing list of Universities in the United Kingdom that will be striking during February and March. Some of the dates have now been released, with staff set to strike for thirteen days, beginning on February 22. This news will be of concern to students, who would be affected by the ramifications of such an action. The reaction of staff … Continue reading Queen’s University Belfast Staff Strike Details
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
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 Universities 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