Author Archives: Dissenter

Undecision, unleadership and contempt

This blog has touched from time to time on the qualities of leadership. Many would agree that, whatever particular attributes a leader should have, there are few in management jobs, especially senior positions, who possesses them. From big corporations and … Continue reading

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Government expands university vocational courses

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Spiersy-speak

Thanks heavens for Private Eye, the magazine for the oppressed everywhere. This Ken Pyne cartoon in the current issue captures the age of bullshit in universities, of which the VC and cronies are keen followers. Though it’s questionable whether Spier … Continue reading

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KU22 Clerihew

KU22 Up yours staff. Fuck you. Commander Gold Bollocks stuffed you all with Plan2020 And like that plan you’ll be forever running on empty.

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Where are they now – part 94

Kingston has had a few management figures pass through its doors these past few years who earned themselves a level of notoriety while they were here. Indeed this blog has published a few paeans to our well paid and equally … Continue reading

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Suffering for Art

The pain we all feel Extraordinary times. Unprecedented times. Strange times. Kingston School of Art is breaking up it seems. Jo Addison, acting head of fine art, works alongside Lucy Renton, acting head of architecture. They both work for Mandy … Continue reading

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