Tag Archives: Michael Spence

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New academic withdrawal procedure set to ‘out’ students with disabilities Under a new procedure for academic withdrawals from courses, applications made after the census and academic withdrawal dates, but prior to the final day of teaching, will elicit an ‘Academic Withdrawal’ grade on students’ academic transcripts. A second ‘Permitted Withdrawal’ …

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Ice Cream, Politics & Gossip Girl: Why Student Activism is Important

You hear a lot about the death of student activism these days. Kids just aren’t getting into their rallies, protests, marches and speak-outs like they used to back in olden times. So goes the contemporary narrative on the engagement of today’s university students with the world around them.

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