Latest UK news

June 4, 2001

Lancaster institute to close
Lancaster University’s senate has voted to discontinue the Institute for English Language Education. A spokeswoman said some of the institute’s work would be transferred to the department of linguistics and a review group would decide the future of the 14 staff.

St Andrews sued over rape claim
Former St Andrews University student Erin McLean is to bring a £100,000 action against the university in October claiming that she was gang-raped during an exchange trip to Odessa, Ukraine, in 1996.

Sculpture of poet laureate unveiled
A monumental wooden sculpture of poet laureate Andrew Motion, professor of creative writing at the University of East Anglia, was unveiled at the National Portrait Gallery today.

Please login or register to read this article

Register to continue

Get a month's unlimited access to THE content online. Just register and complete your career summary.

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

Have your say

Log in or register to post comments