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Heidelberg shooting: German police say attacker got weapons in Austria
Police say the German man — who was a biology student at the university — purchased the two weapons used in the attack from a weapons dealer and the third from a private individual, both in Austria.
Gunman dead after killing 1, injuring 3 at university in Germany
The 18-year-old suspected gunman was a biology student at the university, said Siegfried Kollmar, the regional chief of police.
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Five years ago, the Camilo José Cela University became the first in Spain to welcome young people from areas of conflict.
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Luxembourg PM Xavier Bettel admits allegations of plagiarism
An online report has said the more than "three-quarters" of Bettel's postgraduate dissertation was written without proper citation.
Golden Dawn-backed youths involved in clashes at Greek school
A group of hooded youths backed by the extreme right-wing political group targeted a rival gathering at a school in Thessaloniki.
Russians gather to mourn victims of campus shooting spree
Russians gather outside a university in the city of Perm after a student opened fire on campus, killing six people and wounding dozens.
Six dead and dozens injured after shooting at university in Russia
The suspected gunman, an 18-year-old student, has been arrested.
Seven people treated after a suspected poisoning in Germany
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Swiss university claims to have set new record for counting Pi
Swiss researchers say they have calculated the mathematical constant Pi to a new world-record level of 62.8 trillion figures.
Hermit crabs are sexually attracted to plastic pollution in the ocean
Climate change and mounting plastic particles in the sea are confusing marine life.
UK replacement for Erasmus programme receives 40,000 applications
The British government has approved tens of thousands of applications for a new study abroad programme, launched after the UK left the EU’s Erasmus programme following Brexit.
Belgium's parliament and universities hit by cyber attack
Belnet said 200 of their customers were affected, including universities, public administrations, and research institutes.
Hungary agrees to open Chinese university campus in Budapest by 2024
The deal would make the Shanghai-based Fudan University campus the first Chinese university campus in the European Union.
Hungary's parliament overhauls higher education amid outcry
Critics have decried the reform as a theft of public funds and a takeover of Hungary's higher education system by Prime Minister Viktor Orban.
These Romania students can now pay their tuition with cryptocurrency
Teaming up with a local start-up, the Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu will become the first university in Romania to offer students the chance to pay in cryptos.
Greek students protest 'university police' plans over freedom fears
Supporters of the reform, due to be approved by lawmakers on Thursday, argue that Greek universities have long been plagued by violence and those against it are afraid it will hinder freedom of expression.
Climate change is making hayfever season last even longer
A new study has shown that rising temperatures are having an effect on allergy season.
Twitter removes 'hateful' LGBT comments by Turkey's Interior Minister
Twitter said the post violated rules about hateful conduct but decided to keep it on the platform for public interest.
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Students tackle global issues with innovation
Using animal scale design to prevent impact injuries on humans, and utilising food waste to reduce the effect of plastic on the environment, are just some ways in which students are tackling global problems.
Polish scientists identify first cases of COVID-19 at a mink farm
Polish scientists have identified the first cases of the coronavirus in mink at a farm in the north of the country, the Medical University of Gdansk said on Tuesday.
At least 770 students test positive for COVID-19 at UK university
At least 770 Northumbria University students tested positive for COVID-19 of which at least 78 are symptomatic.
Students left studying their own four walls after university lockdowns
This time of year is meant to herald the start of the academic year for university students: new courses, new lectures and new faces. But for many across Europe, the reality is instead the same four walls of their lodgings.
Dutch students fight to keep COVID-19 out of shared houses
Dutch students have had to find ways to keep COVID-19 from spreading in their shared houses.
Virus clusters at French universities a worry for returning students
At least a dozen COVID-19 clusters have emerged since French campuses and classrooms reopened this month.
Hungarian students blockade university in protest against Orban reform
Students in Hungary are blockading the main entrance of a university over a government reform that has already seen the establishment's management resign in protest.