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Surrey University makes £15m cuts and offers redundancy to all staff

The University of Surrey has offered voluntary redundancy to all staff as it seeks to make £15m cuts.
Vice chancellor Max Lu said universities faced "unprecedented pressures", including Brexit and a possible reduction in tuition fees.
Staffing levels will be reduced and £5m could be saved by "not filling all our existing vacancies", he said.
A spokesman refused to say how many jobs were at risk, but said compulsory redundancies could not be ruled out.
Mr Lu said: "Some of the main financial challenges include reduced income due to Brexit and an ever more competitive student recruitment environment, significantly increasing pension costs and a national review of tuition fee levels."

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-surrey-47419418
 
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