Talk cancelled at University due to ‘anti-gay’ teachings

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Tour by cleric “cancelled until further notice” Cleric Mufti Ismail Menk will no longer be speaking at the University of Liverpool, due to protests over his preaching of anti-homosexual views. The Tayyibun Institute, a UK based learning centre of Qur’an and Sunnah, organised the tour which was going to run in universities across the UK. More...

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By Alice Sholl On Tuesday, November 5th, 2013
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David Cameron plans to introduce Sharia compliant student loans

Alternative loans model to be offered to Muslim students “The Government must act quickly” – NUS President David Cameron has stated that the Government will introduce Sharia compliant student More...

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By Alice Sholl On Thursday, September 12th, 2013
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Liverpool tenants affected by ‘bedroom tax’ able to launch new appeal

Tenants of Liverpool may be able to challenge their subjection to the bedroom tax after a markable successful appeal in Scotland. A tenant in Kirkcaldy has been found to be incorrectly judged as liable for bedroom More...

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By Tor Marie On Wednesday, August 28th, 2013
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Polish graduates enrolling at UK universities for more ‘dynamic’ degrees

Research presented by Dr Aga Szewczyk of Loughborough University for the Royal Geographical Society finds that Polish graduates are turning to British universities when their degrees fail to equip them with the More...

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By Alice Sholl On Tuesday, August 13th, 2013
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61% of University of Liverpool students find feedback on work helpful

Only 61% of University of Liverpool students have found feedback on their work helpful, this year’s National Student Survey reveals. The results of the survey show that students at the University of Liverpool More...

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By James Margeson On Saturday, March 30th, 2013
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Hundreds return to streets over “Bedroom Tax”

Demonstrators blocked traffic chanting “can’t pay, won’t pay” Between 300 and 400 protesters took to the streets of Liverpool today, the second such action in two weeks.  Once again it was part of a coordinated More...

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By James Caven On Thursday, March 28th, 2013
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Necessity of EMA stressed by NUS report

Research carried out by the National Union of Students (NUS), as part of the ‘Pound in Your Pocket’ report, has found that 30% of all  students in further education have seriously considered leaving their course, More...

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By James Margeson On Saturday, March 23rd, 2013
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NUS slams Osborne’s budget

Guild President Sam Butler at the NUS #demo2012 last year Chancellor says there will be no change of course, while NUS joins voices demanding less austerity The National Union of Students (NUS) has condemned last More...

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By Alice Sholl On Thursday, March 21st, 2013
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Hundreds join “bedroom tax” protest

A controvercial cut in housing benefit for social housing tenants “over-occupying” their homes triggered angry scenes at the Victoria Monument on Saturday All photos courtesy of Laconic Photographic Hundreds gathered More...

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By James Caven On Thursday, January 31st, 2013
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Andy Burnham MP visits university for wide-ranging discussion

Image: University of Liverpool Labour Students Andy Burnham, Shadow Health Secretary and Labour MP for Leigh, visited the University of Liverpool on Thursday 24 January, for a discussion which covered a wide range More...