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Freedom or Reputation?

Published: 9th June, 2017

Academic freedom is under attack – in Turkey, in Hungary and elsewhere. The University of Leicester’s president and vice-chancellor, in a recent article for Times Higher (How should universities respond when academic freedom is under threat? (13 May), quotes with approval European University Association president Rolf Tarrach: ‘university autonomy and academic freedom are crucial for…

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We want our cake!

Published: 8th March, 2017

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President Trump, the ‘Muslim ban’ and University of Leicester

Published: 2nd February, 2017

Letter sent to President and Vice-Chancellor Paul Boyle on 2 February 2017. No reply of substance was received. Dear Professor Boyle We are alarmed by the news currently emanating from the United States and we are sure you are too. In particular we note President Trump’s recent executive order to prevent anyone from one of…

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End-of-year message, Dec 2016

Published: 15th December, 2016

15 December 2016 Dear Colleague It’s been quite a year at the University of Leicester! We’ve no doubt all been transformed by the experience – though whether institutionally so is another question. For some of our colleagues – notably those at the Vaughan Centre for Lifelong Learning the months of uncertainty and anxiety have not…

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Panoptout… of lecture capture

Published: 11th November, 2016

Poster and double-sided leaflet explaining what’s wrong with Lecture Capture and Leicester UCU’s opposition to the ULT’s policy.

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Redundancy Update [October 2016]

Published: 14th October, 2016

A briefing on the campaign against compulsory redundancies

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Redundancy Update [September 2016]

Published: 15th September, 2016

A briefing on the cost of ‘institutional transformation’

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Published: 15th July, 2016

Leaflet handed out to graduating School of Management students, July 2016.

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Closure of the School of Social Work

Published: 4th July, 2014

Newsletter, Summer 2014

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Strike Action!

Published: 4th April, 2014

Newsletter, Spring 2014

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