V-cs' feast turns famine

March 23, 2001

Vice-chancellors were tempted to consider such cannibalism at this week's meeting of the International Universities Presidents' Forum in Cardiff.

After a drinks reception, they sat down to dinner but, before the food was served, were first treated to a Welsh choir recital. After 30 minutes, the choir sang about famine. The poor vice-chancellors were almost in tears.

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