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True Crime on Campus §46 – it’s the best of 2015

A year of True Crime It’s been an extremely busy year for our outstanding Security staff. They have had to cope with a huge number of challenging situations the best of which have been recorded here over the year. So, here are the highlights: 1640 Report of a group of youths attempting to catch and …

Registrarism comes home to Wonkhe

The internationally respected higher education blog Registrarism by Dr Paul Greatrix (Registrar at The University of Nottingham), is joining forces with Wonkhe.

Wonkhe ltd. welcomes two new Directors

Today Wonkhe ltd. welcomes two new Directors and members of the Board. Thomas Veit (Director of External Relations, University of Leicester) and Jamie O’Connell (Product Director, Hobsons) join the company from October 2014.

Big update

A few months ago we embarked on an ambitious project to substantially grow this site and its activities and I am pleased to report that things are progressing very well indeed. We want to be the sector’s daily destination for all commentary, debate and analysis about higher education and be an important platform for the …

True Crime on Campus §34: voodoo

New year true crime on campus Some odd things can happen on campus. Fortunately, our unflappable Security staff are more than capable of responding to any situation: 010 Report of a group of youths on Jubilee Campus. The youths were spoken to by Security and told to leave Campus. The youths ran into Exchange Building …

Review of Wonkhe’s 3rd year

Wonkhe went live three years ago today, and as we celebrate our 3rd birthday, founder and Editor in Chief Mark Leach looks back at the last 12 months. With lots of exciting plans for the site and its surrounding organisation, today is also a good moment to preview some of the interesting developments that we …

Guns on (US) Campuses

Should we be pleased? Students Oppose Concealed-Carry Gun Policy on Campuses The Chronicle of Higher Education has a report on a new survey which suggests most students are against the idea of people being allowed to carry concealed guns on campus. As state legislatures continue to debate whether to allow people to carry concealed firearms …

True Crime on Campus §31: no dead ducks

It’s all new and all real: more true crime on campus There can be some strange and often challenging incidents on campus sometimes. However, our outstanding Security staff are ready for anything and always there to deal with the problem- no matter how odd: 20:50 Security provided access for a student who was locked in …

True Crime on Campus §30: Summer break?

Yet more true crime on campus. Things can be difficult on campus sometimes. Even during the summer break there is still plenty to challenge our ever-alert security team. Especially when the weather is hot: 0740 Report that toilets in the Dearing Building had been blocked with newspaper Security attended. Estates Help Desk informed. 0115 Report …

True Crime on Campus §29: Bins and Quidditch

More unlikely but true crime on campus There can be some testing incidents on campus sometimes. However, our excellent Security staff are usually up for any kind of challenge – no matter how strange: 2020 Report of a damaged window Hugh Stewart Hall Security attended. The damage had been caused by Students climbing out of …