New definition of ‘legal battle’

UK“Fights broke out as law students queued for up to 11 hours last night to secure the dissertation supervisor of their choice at Brunel University. More than 100 students queued outside Brunel Law School overnight in the hope of working with their preferred academic, after the school introduced a first-come, first-served supervisor-allocation system. Staff began allocating supervisors at 7am this morning, but the university said today that it would rethink the system to ensure there is ‘no repeat’ of the problems …” (more)

[Melanie Newman, Times Higher Education, 1 October]

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