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What you need to know about freedom of speech at university and why protecting it is so important

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New legal duties to protect freedom of speech at universities and colleges in England have been announced by the Education Secretary. These measures will safeguard academic debate and prevent people having their opinions and views silenced.

Government teams up with TV's Dr Alex to discuss impact of the pandemic on young people’s mental health and wellbeing

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Dr Alex George, the A&E doctor who regularly appears as the resident doctor on ITV’s Lorraine, has been appointed by the Government as its Youth Mental Health Ambassador.

Who can go back to university and when? What support is available? Students’ questions answered

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From 8 March universities can start to resume in-person teaching for students on practical courses and those who need access to facilities and equipment on campus. This process will be decided on by universities, but is likely to be staggered, …

All students to return to school and college from 8 March and what you need to know

From Monday 8 March, schools and colleges will open to all pupils with asymptomatic COVID-19 testing in place. University students on practical courses will also return on Monday 8 March. The return of all pupils is a priority in the …

“Freedom of speech is one of those fundamentals that universities are looked towards to uphold and protect” - The Education Secretary on the importance of free speech

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Gavin Williamson, Education Secretary

            In today’s edition of the The Times Red Box, the Education Secretary, Gavin Williamson, congratulated Cambridge University for its decision on free speech.