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Author: Robert Linton

Graffiti vandals strike on University Canterbury Campus

For those arriving on campus this morning you will be greeted with a reminder of the fact our position in Europe, as a country and as the University of Kent, is uncertain and causing much discussion. A sign on University Road to welcome people onto campus has been graffitied. Spotted this morning by an InQuire reporter, the words on the sign now read “Welcome to the UK’s EX-European university”. The graffiti is clearly making a statement regarding the Brexit vote, and asking questions surrounding the university’s status in Europe. In response to the vandalism the University has said, “The University...

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Kazuo Ishiguro, Kent Undergraduate Alum, Wins Nobel Prize in Literature

Stockholm, Sweden – Kazuo Ishiguro a Kent alum has just been awarded the Nobel Prize in literature. His novels ‘The Remains of the Day’, ‘Never Let Me Go’, ‘An Artist of the Floating World’, and ‘The Buried Giant’, elicit deep connections and sympathy with flawed protagonists and characters. His work as a novelist has propelled Ishiguro into literary history, and has long been recognized for its literary greatness; he was awarded the Man Booker Prize in 1989 for his novel ‘Never Let Me Go’, and in 2008 The Times placed Ishiguro 32nd in their list of “The 50 greatest...

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EXCLUSIVE: New Origins Menu Revealed

InQuire can exclusively reveal what the new Origins Menu will look like when it changes this September. From 16 September, Origins will be serving an American Smokehouse style menu, featuring pulled pork, beef brisket, and halloumi burgers. Ditching the very popular Tex-mex theme, this new menu will also offer a “brand new dining experience on campus – something that hasn’t been done before”. The new style will be in place ready for Freshers’ Week, and we are told that the menu will be better value for money and the prices will reflect a student budget. In response to the...

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Kent students go global with new business idea

On Thursday 17 August, Daniella Golden and Saga Rådh, two University of Kent Hub students will be travelling to the United States to compete in the Virginia tech KnowledgeWorks Global Student Entrepreneurship Challenge. The business idea they are competing with is called Todo. Todo is an online volunteering platform where, instead of donating money, young people can use their skills to fundraise for environmental charities. About the project Saga told InQuire “With Todo we see a way to tackle environmental issues and unemployment by offering skill based volunteering, which in the eyes of employers would have the same status...

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