Kent and CCCU Memorandum of Understanding: A Vice-Chancellor perspective

Kent and CCCU Memorandum of Understanding: A Vice-Chancellor perspective

Last month, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by University of Kent Vice-Chancellor and President, Professor Karen Cox, and Canterbury Christ Church Vice-Chancellor and Principal, Professor Rama Thirunamachandran. An MoU is a formal agreement to establish an official partnership. It is not legally binding but signifies a degree of seriousness and mutual respect. On 13 October, by signing the MoU, both universities pledged to maintain and enhance academic collaboration, staff and student well-being, and community engagement. Speaking to InQuire on the signing, Ms Cox said that the MoU signing between the University of Kent and Canterbury Christ Church has helped them…

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Kent Professor to Prosecute PM

A Law professor at The University of Kent is to be a barrister instructed by citizen groups who wish to prosecute the Prime Minister for conspiracy of committing a war crime. Professor Nick Grief, Dean of Medway Campus, and law professor, is an expert in international law and specialises in the legal status of nuclear weapons. He is to be is one of the barristers representing five citizens’ groups from across the United Kingdom, known as PICAT (Public Interest Cases Against Trident). The group claims that the Prime Minister and the Secretary of State for Defence have committed a…

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Police name man charged with sexual assault on UKC’s Canterbury campus

Trevor Collier, from Chilham, is the man charged with an alleged sex attack on campus. Back in June, a woman reported being sexually assaulted in the woodland around the start of University Road. The area was then subsequently cornered off. This information was released following another reported incident of sexual assault last Sunday morning. The police do not believe these incidents are connected.     The 30-year-old, from Chilham, will start court proceedings at Medway magistrates…

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Four teenagers in alleged rape case released without charge

Kent Police are furthering their investigation into the alleged rape which occurred on Downs Road at 2am on Sunday. The four teenagers arrested on Monday this week were released without charge yesterday morning. No further information was revealed. Detectives from the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate, in conjunction with Kent Police, have arrested an 18-year-old man who remains in custody today. Anyone with information is asked to call 01843 222289, quoting ZY/55756/17, or Crimestoppers on 0800…

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Four teenage boys arrested after a reported rape in Hales Place

A woman was allegedly raped in Canterbury by four teenagers who are now in police custody. The attack occurred on Downs Road, where police have blocked off the street and house. Photo by Kent Online   Before 2am, the victim apparently came from Station Road East, and drove to her home where she was consecutively assaulted. The teenagers include a 19 and 17-year-old with unknown addresses, an 18-year old from Canterbury, and another 17-year-old from Dover.   Detectives are still soliciting any information. If you have any information contact: 01843 222289 or Kent Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111, quoting…

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