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Another rat leaves the sinking ship: ‘Mack the Knife’ is retiring

Whatever will the Gold Commandant do now? In a short news item quietly slipped out on the Uni website it has been revealed that Dave ‘Mack the Knife’ Mackintosh, the oldest man in the University, if not the Universe, has … Continue reading

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Kingston Uni pioneers new cheese-roll culture

Feeling peckish? Hungry after a lecture? In need of a meal? As well as its Clown House and Future Ill’s programme, Kingston University is pioneering another ‘sector-leading’ strategy to make its rivals blue and green with envy: quick-bite cheese rolls … Continue reading

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The Axeman Cometh Again

To axe or not to axe? To spear or spare? Is Spier about to do a ‘University of Kent’ style hit-job and ruthlessly spear Philosophy staff and their subject specialism, or will he spare them? If there is one thing … Continue reading

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Reflecting on my achievements in 2023

From: Vice-Clown Professor Sir Steven ‘Two Jobs’ Spier Sent: 14 December 2023 To: All remaining staff and other peasants Dear Colleagues and Fans, As I approach the festive break, I wanted to take a moment from my enormously busy schedule … Continue reading

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Prioritising activity to boost my reputation: message to all staff from Sir Steven

From: Professor and Gold Commandant Sir Steven ‘Two Jobs’ Spier, Vice-Clown, Kingston PolyUniversity Sent: 08 November 2023 16:55 To: All Staff Types and other Peasants Dear colleagues, There is no doubt we are operating in a particularly challenging national context, … Continue reading

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Splash! Another Silver Leader jumps overboard

If more evidence was needed of the ongoing turmoil at the top of KU and the great disillusionment that has set in with the VCship of Gold Commander Steven ‘Two Jobs’ Spier, the following could be offered in Court, M … Continue reading

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