Lecturer’s widow hits out at Cardiff University workload

The widow of a university lecturer who killed himself has demanded action to tackle workload pressures to save other families having their “dad taken away”. Diane Anderson said Cardiff University knew her husband Dr Malcolm Anderson was under significant pressure. Internal surveys, seen by BBC Wales, show a third of staff said they must work […]

Lectures cancelled at protest-riddled Durban university

Striking DUT staff protest outside the Vice Chancellors office in Durban as Mi7 security block access to the building. File photo.  Image: JACKIE CLAUSEN Lectures were cancelled at the Durban University of Technology on Monday after another wave of protests at the institution. According to a statement by vice-chancellor professor Thandwa Mthembu, the decision was taken […]

Anna University Result 2019: 1st Year Engineering results for over 30,000 students withheld – check updates

Anna University 1st Year Engineering Result 2019 have been declared. However, result of about 30,000 students have not been declared yet. Check updates here. Anna University engineering results withheld for this reason  |  Photo Credit: Representative Image Chennai: Anna University on Friday released the results for the first year engineering courses of the affiliated colleges. Of the […]

Half of universities in England have fewer than 5% poor white students

 The University of Cambridge was among the institutions with the smallest number of white working-class students. Photograph: Poohz/Getty Images/iStockphoto More than half of universities in England have fewer than 5% of white working-class students in their intakes, according to researchers. A report from the National Education Opportunity Network (Neon) found that white youngsters in receipt of free […]

Cardiff University to cut 380 posts after £20m deficit

Cardiff University has announced plans to cut 380 posts over five years as part of moves to address a budget deficit of over £20m. In an email to staff, university bosses said compulsory redundancies could not be ruled out but hoped the reduction could be achieved through voluntary severance and recruitment controls. Its document Transforming […]

Blaze at St Andrews University science building

More than 30 firefighters tackled a blaze in a science building at the University of St Andrews in Fife. They were alerted to a fire involving suspected hazardous materials shortly before 17:00 on Sunday. Images posted on social media showed flames and smoke rising into the air from the four-storey building. The fire service said […]