Universities urged to improve awareness of racism and white privilege

British universities have been urged to improve awareness and understanding of white privilege and microaggressions, as a vice-chancellor warned they “perpetuate institutional racism”. Universities UK (UUK),  which represents 140 institutions, has published practical-based guidance to help universities to tackle racial

Hundreds of Manchester students locked down after 127 Covid cases

Hundreds of students in Manchester were told to self-isolate on Friday after 127 of them tested positive for coronavirus. Residents at the Birley campus and Cambridge Halls at Manchester Metropolitan University have been told to stay in their rooms for

Universities: No parties and more online learning

Universities should switch to full online learning only as a last resort in the event of a local coronavirus outbreak, new guidance says. The hundreds of thousands of students due to arrive at England’s universities in the coming weeks also