Daniel Ruben

SU appeal as Senate votes on Statute 24

Members of the University Senate are set to vote today on proposed changes to Statute 24 (Warwick’s employment statute) which critics have argued will jeopardise ‘academic freedom’ and erode job security. You can read our original piece for a full overview of the proposed changes here. At a staff assembly...
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Posted Jun. 14, 2017

Warwick slips in new global university rankings

The University of Warwick has slipped five places in the QS World University Rankings for 2018 to 57th place. Previously ranked joint 51st, Warwick remains 10th in the United Kingdom. The University ranks 24th in the world for employer reputation. The ranking is calculated through weighted metrics for academic reputation,...
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Posted Jun. 13, 2017

Warwick rises in 2018 Guardian University Rankings

The University of Warwick has moved up one place from 9th to 8th in the Guardian UK University League Table for 2018. Warwick ranked 3rd in the country for Accounting and Finance, Politics and History of Art, as well as coming 2nd for Media and Film Studies. The guide ranks...
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Posted May. 16, 2017

Warwick University lifts campus protest injunction

The University of Warwick has lifted an injunction that prohibited protest on campus. The injunction had been in place since December 2014. The move follows the University’s promise to fully repeal the injunction after “meaningful negotiations” took place to end Warwick for Free Education’s (WFFE) 10-day occupation of the Slate...
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Posted May. 10, 2017

The Jug and Jester has closed down

The Jug and Jester, one of Leamington Spa’s two JD Wetherspoon pubs and a regular spot for Warwick students, has closed down. No formal announcement was made prior to the pub’s closure, although The Jug and Jester was purchased by pub company Stonegate, who own brands including the Slug and...
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Posted Apr. 24, 2017

Bill Gates praises Warwick in fight against Neglected Tropical Diseases

Bill Gates, the world’s richest man and co-Chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, has praised researchers at the University of Warwick for their role in protecting the world’s poorest people from Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs). Gates stated: “UK aid and Britain’s world-leading research institutions like the University of...
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Posted Apr. 20, 2017