Reduced contact hours: “a kick in the teeth” After a week of schedules shifting and changing during Freshers’ Week, many students were confused after timetables finalised on 21 September displayed less contact hours than the average year. Contact hours have been split between synchronous teaching that is timetabled, and asynchronous teaching which is based on […]
Do We Have the Right to Demand Refunds for Our Education?
Do students deserve compensation? This question has frequently been raised in recent weeks, as a result of the contact hours lost to industrial strike action. With some students having lost 75% of their contact hours, the desire for compensation is understandable. Dissertation students can’t access their supervisors, deadlines are getting pushed closer towards the exam […]