SA’s Chinese embassy awards 59 university students for tackling socio-economic issues | The Citizen

On the eve of China and South Africa next year celebrating 25 years of diplomatic relations and SA taking over the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) presidency – the Asian economic giant was on Saturday bullish about bolstering stronger bilateral engagements with SA. This, as China-South Africa ties took another level, through … Read more

University Of Kentucky Karen Banned From School After Attacking Black Student She Called A “N*gger B*tch”

HipHopWired Featured Video CLOSE Source: The Washington Post / Getty In today’s episode of When Keeping It White, Racist And Entitled Goes Wrong, a white student at the University of Kentucky, who was arrested for verbally and physically attacking a Black woman and fellow student at the college, has now been expelled from the school … Read more

Elon’s Department of Music hosts university orchestra concert

Elon University’s Department of Music hosted a performance by the university orchestra at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 8 at McCrary Theatre.  The Elon University Orchestra has been a mainstay of the university since 1916, making 2022 its 106th year of performing.  The show tonight was organized by orchestra director, Thomas Erdmann, who was originally set to … Read more

Exeter University failed to respond to student’s ‘cry for help’, inquest finds

A coroner has strongly criticised the University of Exeter over the suicide of a student, claiming it failed to respond effectively to his “cry for help” after a disastrous set of exam results that followed months of isolation in near empty halls of residence during the pandemic. Guy Davies, the assistant coroner for Cornwall, concluded … Read more

Small wonder: big DNA advances loom at university startup Oxford Nanopore

Not far from Didcot, once a halfway stop between London and Bristol on the Great Western Railway celebrated for Isambard Kingdom Brunel’s engineering, innovation has returned with a hi-tech factory manufacturing DNA and RNA sequencing machines. Oxford Nanopore, a spinout from Oxford University, produces devices used to identify viruses and spot variants in the genetic … Read more

Afghan women protest after students expelled from university dorms | The Citizen

About 30 Afghan women protested in front of Kabul University on Tuesday after authorities expelled students from the dormitories allegedly for breaking rules. The protesters claimed that all the evicted students were women in a move that comes as the Taliban has increasingly restricted girls’ access to education.  “Today’s protest was for girls who have … Read more

WATCH: University of Limpopo students burn guard house during protest for allowance | The Citizen

University of Limpopo (UL) students embarked on a violent protest on Wednesday, setting alight a security guard house, uprooting the university’s fence and blockading roads that lead to the university. The students were protesting over the non-payment of their off-campus accommodation allowance. The disgruntled students claim they have not received the allowance since the start … Read more

Anti-COVID-19 vaccine mandate protest at Western University sees hundreds |

Hundreds in London, Ont., spent yesterday at a protest against the University of Western Ontario‘s COVID-19 vaccine mandates. Demonstrators marched around the southwestern Ontario campus and listened to speakers denounce the school’s decision to mandate booster doses of the vaccine for staff, students and some visitors. Organizer Kendra Hancock says she hopes the demonstration will … Read more

Western University warns anti-COVID-19 mandate protest could be ‘dangerous’ |

A group of Western University students is planning to hold a protest Saturday against the school’s COVID-19 mandates. The London, Ont., university announced Monday that anyone on campus in the fall must have at least three COVID-19 shots and wear masks in classrooms. In a statement, Western said it’s aware of the planned student protest. … Read more

How active are youth around the world? University of Lethbridge study wants to find out |

A team of researchers, led by University of Lethbridge associate professor of public health Dr. Richard Larouche, is looking to find out just how physically active youth are across the world. An app-based questionnaire will be developed for use in 14 different low, medium, and high income countries across all continents, including Canada, Brazil, Spain, … Read more