“As a University, we require flexibility in order to respond to changes in the popularity of courses and the expansion of research projects,” the University said in a statement.
The foundation is regarded as a Russian soft power initiative to challenge Western cultural tradition and has built links with various British universities, including the universities of Oxford and Edinburgh.
“Indeed, the most recent internal financial statement of the JCR shows that it has, as anticipated, repaid those borrowings and is in a healthy net positive position,” the University said in a statement about Hild Bede SRC.
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“I think everyone is pretty angry. We’re disappointed they’ve taken what we call the ‘nuclear’ option without actually listening to the people at the coal face”.
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