Queen’s £43,000 bill for staff trip

UK“Queen’s University has spent tens of thousands of pounds on sending its senior staff on two separate trips to the Far East to confer honorary degrees, the Belfast Telegraph can reveal today. The news comes as the university — which will receive £110m in public funding in 2009/10 — announced it was to lay off more than 100 staff and axe its German department …” (more)

[Victoria O’Hara, Belfast Telegraph, 29 June]

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