Students’ Union Releases ‘No-Platform’ Policy For Vote on 4th November
The Students’ Union today released the ‘No-Platform’ Policy, the subject of the upcoming referendum on 4th November. The policy has been in the works since the recent Katie Hopkins controversy which ignited debate across campus and social media.
Two days ago the day this article was written the University and College Union announced eight days of strike starting this month, which will affect 60 universities across the country including Royal Holloway. The strike will take action between Monday 25th of November to Wednesday 4th of December. The action has been called in response […]
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