Former vice chancellor Julius Weinberg has been accused of taking an “absurd golden handshake” for £250,000 in his new role of ‘president’, after stepping down from his position at the beginning of the term.
Former KU Vice Chancellor Julius Weinberg will go on to earn £251,461 in the role of ‘president’, a 17.5 per cent increase on his wage as VC – a position he stepped down from at the beginning of the [more…]
It was ultimately the numbers that led to Julius Weinberg’s downfall. The University’s catastrophic position in national league tables, the falling numbers of students being recruited and weak National Student Survey scores all point in [more…]
A panel of academics, a senior police officer and a reverend debated the topics of good and evil in a panel at Kingston University tonight, with freedom of speech central to the discussion. Chaired by [more…]
KU Vice-Chancellor Julius Weinberg has told the government they are putting universities in an impossible position with the new Counter-Terrorism and Security Act. Weinberg was one of the 13 University Vice-Chancellors to co-sign a letter [more…]
Kingston University’s ranking in research moved up almost 20 positions in the UK’s major assessment of research standard, with 60 per cent of its submission being rated as world-leading and internationally excellent. In the Research [more…]
The University has racked up nearly £1million in library fines in the last five and a half years, with some students wasting £250. Ollie Gillman Thousands of forgetful students have carelessly thrown away £1million in [more…]
Students overwhelmingly passed a motion to oppose KU senior management’s controversial academic progression proposals and support lecturer union UCU’s alternative strategy for the University. Joe Stanley-Smith Students overwhelmingly passed a motion to oppose KU senior [more…]
Lecturers at Kingston University have written an open letter to the chair of the board of governors urging them to reconsider proposals which would see 265 of the most senior lecturers have to re-apply for their jobs.
Kingston University has appointed its first female and black Chancellor.