Laura Camplisson

Warwick students protest Trump’s Muslim Ban

A protest was held this afternoon at Warwick University to oppose US President Donald Trump’s controversial executive order restricting immigration, which has been dubbed a “Muslim ban”. The protest was initiated by Warwick Friends of Palestine Society and then organised through a collaborative effort with societies, including Warwick Anti-Racism Society,...
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Posted Jan. 30, 2017

Andrea Leadsom MP speaks at Warwick

Member of Parliament and Warwick graduate Andrea Leadsom visited the University last Thursday 19 January, to speak at an event hosted by Warwick’s Conservative Association (UWCA). Leadsom, who was a member of UWCA whilst studying for her degree in Political Science, is the current Secretary of State for the department...
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Posted Jan. 20, 2017

Warwick researchers find Prevent lacks transparency

A new study led by researchers at Warwick University has found that the methodology used by the government’s counter-terrorism strategy Prevent lacks transparency and validity. The study reviewed questionnaires and rating scales used by Prevent to assess the likelihood of an individual becoming radicalised in order to deter them from...
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Posted Jan. 10, 2017

Global Student Stories – 07/01/2017

Here are this week’s global student stories, from Egypt, Japan, Zambia and the USA. These include university Professors in Egypt being arrested for organ trafficking, housing schemes to promote more female university students in Japan and American students and professors of climate change preparing for Trump’s Presidential era. Egypt: University...
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Posted Jan. 7, 2017

Students join WFFE occupation after march in support

A group of Warwick for Free Education (WFFE) protesters have joined the ongoing occupation of the £5.3 million “Slate” conference centre, after a demonstration of around 150 people heard speeches at the Koan. The demonstration began at 5pm, when speeches were made condemning the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), and marking...
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Posted Dec. 5, 2016

Warwick’s California Campus sees development

The City Council of Roseville, in Placer County, California have unanimously voted to allow Warwick University to convert several properties into a graduate school in a decision made on Wednesday 16 November. The University Development Foundation (UDF), the organisation partnering with Warwick to realise this project, can now negotiate the...
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Posted Dec. 3, 2016

Banksy? New street art appears in Leamington Spa

A piece of street art, seemingly the work of world renowned artist Banksy, has appeared in Leamington Spa. The work can be found on a wall directly behind the Helping Hands community project’s recently opened shop on Gloucester Street. It has been painted in iconic Banksy style, using a black...
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Posted Nov. 24, 2016

Warwick appoint first woman as Chancellor

Lady Ashton has recently been appointed as Warwick’s first ever female Chancellor following a decision made by the university’s Senate and Council within the past week. She will take up the position from the January 1 2017, succeeding Sir Richard Lambert who was Warwick’s Chancellor until the end of the...
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Posted Nov. 23, 2016

Pride Week brings together Warwick’s clubs and societies

Warwick Students’ Union’s (SU) Pride Society have been running their annual Pride Week between 14-20 November, dedicated to raising awareness of issues related to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Undefined and Asexual (LGBTUA+) community. There have been a range of events hosted by Pride and in collaboration with other societies...
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Posted Nov. 18, 2016