Students force U-turn over cuts to law lectures

UK“Students at the University of Manchester have forced its School of Law into a U-turn over plans to reduce lecture hours. Protesters backed by the University of Manchester Students’ Union staged a sit-in at the school and walked out of a lecture over plans to cut lectures from 30 to 20 hours per module and replace them with ‘frequently asked question sessions’. Managers argued that the changes would improve the quality of students’ learning experience, but the students’ union was unconvinced …” (more)

[Melanie Newman, Times Higher Education, 21 May]

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