University of Kent

Jeremy Corbyn Storms Ahead In Student Poll To Name Hedgehog

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 04.07.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Following the “earthquake” of young voters who turned out to support Labour in the General Election, it was pretty clear that Jeremy Corbyn is pop...

Government's Plans To Slash Foreign Student Numbers Are Wrong, Say Majority Of Brits

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 13.04.2017 | UK Universities & Education

The vast majority of the British public do not want the number of international students in the UK to be cut. Almost three quarters (73%) of people p...

You'll No Longer Be Able To Use Terms Like ‘Mankind’ And ‘Waitress’ At This University

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 03.03.2017 | UK Universities & Education

A Welsh university has been accused of censorship after banning the use of terms such as “right-hand man”, “waitress” and “forefathers” on...

Going Low-Brow at the University of Kent

B.J. Epstein | Posted 01.02.2014 | UK Entertainment
B.J. Epstein

Everyone knows that children's literature can't possibly be high quality, right? It doesn't count as proper literary fiction, does it? It can't make people consider big issues or challenge ideas of genre, can it? This week, the University of Kent's creative writing programme embarrassed itself by its advertising strategy, followed by a series of rather ignorant tweets.

Dump the Neurotrash and Leave Parents Alone, Say Academics

Jennie Bristow | Posted 15.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Jennie Bristow

If 'the science says' that children's brains are hardwired by the age of three, should we automatically believe this claim? Not according to speakers at an academic conference at the University of Kent this week.