Daniel Ruben

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

Progress on new Kenilworth railway station

Work on a new £11.5million railway station in Kenilworth continues, with the station set to open in December 2017. An hourly service to Coventry and Leamington Spa will operate from the station, linking the town to national routes to both London and Birmingham. Over 40 students studying Civil Engineering at...
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Posted Apr. 3, 2017

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal officially opens the Oculus

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal visited campus on Thursday 30 March to officially open the University’s newest teaching building, the Oculus. The Princess Royal was received by the Lord-Lieutenant of the West Midlands, Mr John Crabtree, and dignitaries including the High Sheriff of the West Midlands Dr Keith Bradshaw...
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Posted Mar. 31, 2017

Elsewhere at Warwick- 19/02/17

This week’s Elsewhere at Warwick stories include an honorary Warwick graduate being tipped as the potential new Bake Off host, the 2017 Warwick Economic Summit, and the return of the popular Doggy De-Stress day to campus, to raise money for Guide Dogs UK. Honorary Warwick Graduate tipped as new Bake...
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Posted Feb. 19, 2017

Teaching Excellence Framework under threat from NSS boycott

Concerns have been raised that the legitimacy of the government’s Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) may be damaged by the continued campaign to boycott the National Student Survey (NSS). Warwick Students’ Union (SU) is among 25 SUs nationwide who have so far opted to support the National Union of Students’ (NUS)...
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Posted Feb. 9, 2017