REVEALED: Freedom of Information requests show Student Rights private correspondence with universities

Real Student Rights is publishing a series of excerpts from correspondence between the Henry Jackson Society group ‘Student Rights’ and various universities obtained under the Freedom of Information Act.

A quick round up of the first few interesting pieces of information they expose:

1. Student Rights tried to get one university to pass on details of a student event – read more here.

2. Student Rights encouraged a university to cancel a week long series of events critiquing the ‘war on terror’ for ‘fuelling grievances against the West’ – read more here.

3. ‘Not exactly a rigorous piece of academic research’ – the verdict of one university staff member on Student Rights research revealed – read more here.

4. Despite recently admitting to being a project of the Henry Jackson Society, Student Rights previously described itself in emails to universities as ‘independent’ – read more here.

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