Category Archives: Higher Education

Will Bradford University welcome an antisemite?

According to Guido Fawkes the political blogger, David “The Jews” Ward has some time on his hands since his sacking from the LibDems. Ward says he is going to spend it completing a Master’s degree in the Peace Department at University of … Continue reading

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Universities are admitting students who have poor English skills and are unprepared for degree courses…..so tell us something new!

Universities are admitting students who have poor English skills and are unprepared for degree courses, lecturers have said. Academics complained that lower entry requirements had led to a generation of undergraduates who cannot read, write or speak proper English. A … Continue reading

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More “snowflake students”…….read and weep!

In recent months I have waxed lyrical about many of the pathetic “snowflakes” that seem to inhabit institutions of Higher Education, both in the UK and USA. I get tired of reading about the need for “safe spaces”, “trigger warnings” … Continue reading

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Student “Snowflakes” need protecting!

University students upset by lectures covering “sensitive topics” could be given deadline extensions, exam resits or exemptions from set work to ensure they are not disadvantaged. Guidance drawn up by Newcastle University warns that students could be so distressed by … Continue reading

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School of Management (Bradford University) – Mock Assessment Day 2, 2016

It was a glorious sunny morning as I wandered across the university campus to the “re” building where the assessment centre was to take place. Students were beginning to drift in, looking a bit sheepish and nervous about what was … Continue reading

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Arrogant, conceited and patronising university students (or middle class “snowflakes”)!

An Oxford University college has created a new post to protect working-class students from “microaggressions and classism”. Last week St. Hilda’s College students voted to create the new post of Class Liberation Officer, backing a motion that said working-class students … Continue reading

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Mock Assessment Centre (Day 1), Bradford University School of Management 2016

A further pilgrimage to the School of Management at Bradford University today (in the ubiquitous “re” building) for the mock assessment centre for the students participating in the career management module which is part of their degree programme. The students … Continue reading

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