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‘Success as a Knowledge Economy’: White Paper Briefing

Yesterday the government released the much anticipated White paper: ‘Success as a Knowledge Economy’. This is an 85 page document, outlining the changes the government intend to make to Higher Education for the rest of the parliamentary period. This follows the Green paper released in October 2015 and Kent Union responded to on behalf of its members.

DONE: VP (Welfare) secures reduced gown hire

Congratulations to Rory, who has managed to secure some gowns for free or at a reduced cost for students who may be thinking of not attending their graduation because of the cost of gown hire.

Welcome to your 16-17 Officer Team!

Congratulations to Rory, Ruth, Dave, Clara and Elliott!

Campus safety app for students and staff

The University has launched a free app service to help give round-the-clock safety reassurance to staff and students.