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April 2, 2001

European convergence in sector 'unstoppable'
The move towards European convergence in higher education is virtually unstoppable, delegates to Salamanca 2001, the Convention of European Higher Education Institutions, have heard.

Students clash with military police
Four policemen and a student were injured when 1,500 students clashed with military police during a demonstration in Sao Paulo yesterday. The students were demanding improved facilities and a commission to investigate corruption in parliament.

Lecturers protest over bill
Austrian lecturers are holding a day of protest tomorrow over legislation to change terms and conditions for university staff. 

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