Queen’s fines students thousands for trouble

UK“Queen’s University has pocketed £10,000 from fining loutish students over the past two years. Nearly 140 Queen’s students have been slapped with fines of between £25 and £250 in 2007 and 2008 in a bid to crack down on drunken rampages in student enclaves like the troubled Holy Land area. However, the revelation has prompted Holy Land resident David Farrell to complain the university is more concerned with making money than taking a tough line on tackling the ongoing problem of students going on the rampage …” (more)

[Victoria McMahon, Belfast Telegraph, 8 April]

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