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British Tax Dollars at Work

The University of Bradford and Bradford College are merging, and £20,000 (about $31,000) was spent paying consultants to name the new college. The three names they came up with: Bradford University, University of Bradford and The University of Bradford. And I agree with someone quoted in the BBC article: A six-year old could've come up with these names. I'd much rather see that money go to the school's general scholarship fund than to lining the pocketbooks of over-paid "researchers." Students of the University/college/whatever aren't too happy with it either (thanks Neil).

Posted by Jake on 04/12/03 @ 09:33 AM
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My Uni in the news from Neil's World on 04/13/03 @ 11:15 AM:
UtterlyBoring has a mention of Bradford Uni. It refers to a a BBC News article where Bradford Council criticise the university for spending 20 000 to find a new name, only to come up with "University of Bradford", "The University... (Read More)

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