Strike at funding row university

UK“Lecturers at London’s largest university are striking over plans that could see 550 job cuts. Members of the University and College Union (UCU) vowed to bring London Metropolitan University (LMU) ‘to a standstill’ during the one-day strike. LMU is being forced to repay over £50m after auditors found drop-out rates were higher than stated – it has been overpaid by £15m a year since 2005 …” (more)

[BBC News, 7 May]

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