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    The second oldest university in the country announces that it will focus on science after government cuts.

    After a decision by the coalition government to slash funding for the humanities, the Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge announced today that the university would move towards teaching only science....
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-1535/
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    :zomg:
    (Original post by im so academic)
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    What is your opinion on this? Being the arbiter of everything associated with this University!
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    1st April
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    April fools. 'bbc.co.uk.horsemind.com' hmm?
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    Well played
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    I was almost shocked.
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    (Original post by emeleh)
    April fools. 'bbc.co.uk.horsemind.com' hmm?
    I hope it is.
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    (Original post by Stricof)
    :zomg:What is your opinion on this? Being the arbiter of everything associated with this University!
    Bloody BBC. I bet this is their April Fool's Day joke article.

    This is such bull****.

    EDIT: And if this is true, CLOSE DOWN all the unworthy universities. I'd rather 50 crap universities were closed if it meant Arts subjects could still be taught at Cambridge.
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    (Original post by im so academic)
    Bloody BBC. I bet this is their April Fool's Day joke article.

    This is such bull****.

    EDIT: And if this is true, CLOSE DOWN all the unworthy universities. I'd rather 50 crap universities were closed if it meant Arts subjects could still be taught at Cambridge.
    Maybe Cambridge have different priorities now? :holmes:
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    Art isn't a subject, and certainly isn't a degree. Cambridge should focus on science related courses.

    EDIT: (For a place like Cambridge at least...)
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    (Original post by Stricof)
    Maybe Cambridge have different priorities now? :holmes:
    No.
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    (Original post by im so academic)
    No.
    You don't know for sure :holmes:
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    Why does the link have "horsemind" in.
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    (Original post by Selkarn)
    Why does the link have "horsemind" in.
    because its not an actual bbc article...
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    I was convinced till I saw that the law fac was going to become a nuclear power facility ... then i remembered the date
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    It says Arnold Schwarzenegger is Vice Chancellor, terrible April Fools though.
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    I didn't buy that **** for a second
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    Brilliant :L
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    Click on "most shared" articles on the right hand side of the page...
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    Wow, some people are really not observant enough.
 
 
 
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