Matt Barker

Parade bus stops to close for 12 days

Leamington Parade is due to be resurfaced from Sunday 16 to Friday 28 October. This will affect all buses going through Leamington, including the U1 and 11 buses. During the entire resurfacing process all bus stops on the Parade will be out of order and buses will be rerouted via...
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Posted Oct. 14, 2016

New Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Education announced

Professor Chris Hughes has been announced as Warwick’s new Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Education. He will begin his five-year term on 1 November, having previously been the Chair of the Faculty of Social Sciences. His predecessor, Professor Christina Hughes, will move to Sheffield Hallam University. Chris will join the other two Pro-Vice-Chancellors,...
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Posted Oct. 10, 2016

Shakespeare to Shaggy: A Midsummer Night’s Dream reinvented

As we prepare ourselves for Autumn and the cold it brings, the contemporary and energetic performance of A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Globe in London is the perfect way to extend the last days of August. Director Emma Rice’s hilarious, but sometimes confusing, adaptation of this classic Shakespeare thrusts...
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Posted Aug. 27, 2016

Global Student Stories – 19/06/16

Here are this weeks global student stories. We have stories about Turkish academics, the high rate of students studying abroad in Australia, sexual assault at Stanford University and increased surveillance at Wuchang University of Technology in China. USA: Stanford sexual assault On 2 June, Brock Turner, a Stanford University student...
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Posted Jun. 19, 2016

The first ever National Societies Awards

The first ever National Societies Awards (NSA) took place on Saturday 4 June at the University of West England (UWE). 150 societies, from 50 different universities, competed for 12 awards. The awards included ‘best community project’, ‘best student-led event’ and ‘best fundraising society’. Warwick Tap were among the winners of...
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Posted Jun. 5, 2016

EU membership: the facts

On Thursday 23 June, the UK will vote on whether to retain EU membership or call it quits. Here are some impartial facts about the EU to help you make up your mind, without any of the scaremongering or warnings of World War Three. Sovereignty EU make directives and regulations...
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Posted May. 25, 2016

RLT Allegations: drunken behaviour

Another allegation surrounds alcohol and the RLT team. Accusations made against the RLT team have stated that staff have, at times, turned up to major incidents inebriated and have had to be asked to leave. One such incident occurred after burglaries at one block of accommodation. Students were not made aware...
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Posted May. 15, 2016