Anglia Polytechnic retains name

December 15, 2000

Anglia Polytechnic University has abandoned its attempts to lose its "polytechnic" label - which it said left the community confused about its post-1992 status as a fully fledged university.

Plans to call itself the University of Eastern England were dropped after the University of East Anglia objected. Now it has also dropped plans to call itself Anglia Prior University, after founding chancellor Lord Prior.

You've reached your article limit.

Register to continue

Registration is free and only takes a moment. Once registered you can read a total of 3 articles each month, plus:

  • Sign up for the editor's highlights
  • Receive World University Rankings news first
  • Get job alerts, shortlist jobs and save job searches
  • Participate in reader discussions and post comments
Register

Have your say

Log in or register to post comments