Professor Chris Young considers German democracy following a symposium on the subject with international colleagues. At a time when Angela Merkel was being described as the leader of the free world, its aim was to look beyond the obvious nadirs of German history over the last century to discern the reasons behind the triumph of German democracy.
Undergraduates Lydia Bunt, Akil Hashmi and Ellen Harris undertook trips across 11 countries over the summer, meeting local alumni and visiting sites of interest, as 2017 recipients of the Student Travel Award.
On the morning of Monday, 2 October 2017, Professor Stephen Toope was formally admitted as the University’s 346th Vice-Chancellor, succeeding Professor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz. See his special message to alumni.
Pre-term reading, packing your suitcase and wondering what 'matriculate' means – take a trip down memory lane to a time before you first 'came up' and find out what advice current students would give to this year's freshers.