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  • University of Florida student senate passes ‘green new deal’ February 21, 2024
    In a rebuke to Governor Ron DeSantis’s denialism, the student body calls for campus-wide measures to tackle the climate crisisThe University of Florida student senate voted in favour of a “green new deal” late on Tuesday, becoming the first public university to adopt such a resolution through student government.The mandate – which was unanimously passed […]
    Aliya Uteuova
  • Academics win claim against Oxford University over ‘sham contracts’ February 21, 2024
    Rebecca Abrams and Alice Jolly claimed they were denied important workplace rights for 15 yearsTwo academics who sued Oxford University for employing them on “sham contracts” as gig economy workers, have won their claim for employee status in a ruling that could have implications for other higher education workers on precarious contracts.Rebecca Abrams and Alice […]
    Sally Weale Education correspondent
  • How to get away with AI-generated essays | Letters February 19, 2024
    Prof Paul Kleiman on putting ChatGPT to the test on his work. Plus letters from Michael Bulley and Dr Paul FlewersNo wonder Robert Topinka found himself in a quandary (The software says my student cheated using AI. They say they’re innocent. Who do I believe?, 13 February). To test ChatGPT’s abilities and weaknesses, I asked […]
    Guardian Staff
  • Nifty shades of grey: the fashion college where students inject the colour February 19, 2024
    It is a love letter to the wonders of needlework, a multi-storey mill for the 21st century. Our writer enters an orange peel lobby and ascends some Harry Potter stairs at the new London College of FashionIt must be the ironing board with the best view in the capital. On the top floor of the […]
    Oliver Wainwright
  • Students’ futures still blighted by English test scandal | Letter February 18, 2024
    International students wrongly accused of cheating are being denied justice by the Home Office, warns Nazek Ramadan of Migrant VoiceRegarding your article (‘It destroyed my life’: the students accused of cheating in English tests”, 11 February) and other related pieces on the English language test scandal, Migrant Voice has been campaigning with the students for seven […]
    Guardian Staff