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University police to assume duties in early June, says Minister

400 special guards complete their training tomorrow, Tuesday, and after a few days off they will start patrols in two big university campuses, Minister for Citizen Protection, Takis Theodorikakos, said on Monday. He added the university police will assume their duties in early June. Theodoriakos said further that the first …

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Professor assaulted in auditorium of Athens Economic University

A professor at the Athens University of Economics and Business was assaulted by a group of unidentified assailants who were wearing hoods in an auditorium on Tuesday. The professor was in the middle of a lecture when the group attacked him with punches. When students attempted to intervene to stop …

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University students return to in-person classes after 18 months

Hundreds of students returned to lecture theaters, labs and classrooms on Monday after an academic year of remote education in 2020-2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic. Several public universities started opening their doors for in-person teaching again after 18 months of online education. According to kathimerini, Athens University’s schools of …

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Exams for university entrance to start in June, says Education Minister

The nationwide exams for entrance into Greece’s state universities, also known as the Panhellenic exams, will start in June, Education Minister Niki Kerameos said Wednesday. She said the exams will start mid-June and be completed by mid-July. Kerameos said no decision has been made yet on reopening the country’s schools …

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Pervert student sentenced to 10-month imprisonment on 3-year suspension

A court in Thessaloniki sentenced a pervert student to 10 months imprisonment with a three-year suspended sentence. The 20-year-old student had ejaculated on the back of a female student in the Library of the Aristotle University last week. The man was still in the university premises when he was arrested. …

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Thick smog over Herakleio after fire in University premises (videos)

Strong forces of the Fire Service have been struggling since 8 o’ clock Sunday morning to extinguish the fire in the premises of the University in Herakleio, Crete. The fire reportedly stated in the basement of one of the buildings on Knossos Avenue near the Venizelio Hospital. Police forces and …

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Dijsselbloem’s “alcohol and women” subject of university entrance exams

Tensions within the Eurogroup and particularly Jeroen Dijsselbloem’s derogatory comments regarding the European South was one of the subjects in exams for university entrance. In Valencia, Spain, aspiring university students were asked to develop their thoughts on the most famous statement of the head of Eurogroup: the countries of the …

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Τhessaloniki: University rejects students because he is blind

Argyris Koumtzis, 18, is blind. His disability did not hinder him to achieve top marks in high school and win several prizes in mathematics and physics competitions. Argyris is also a champion in chess. The 18-year-old student could have a bright future in front of him, if it wasn’t for …

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Athens: students protest universities and colleges mergers, burn EU flag

More than 4,000 students protested outside the Parliament on Thursday as Greek lawmakers voted for “Athena plan” that will merge or even close down more than 300 university and technical college faculties and departments. The mergers are imposed by Greece’s international lenders, the EU-IMF-ECB Troika, in an effort to cut public …

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Greek PM Papademos to Return to Academia After Elections

Greece΄s technocrat prime minister Lucas Papademos plans to resume his academic career after a snap election on May 6, a senior government official said, having secured a second bailout for the country. According to Reuters, a former vice president of the European Central Bank, Papademos took over as leader of …

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Greek attempted attack on Nobel Laureate James Watson in Patras (video)

A hooded, unidentified young man tried to hit  the so-called father of the DNA, Nobel laureate for Medicine and Physiology, Professor James Watson , 83, during a conference at the University of Patras. While Watson was speaking to students, a group of some 20 young people entered the conference hall …

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Syros: Stones, Teargas and Chairs fly as students attempt to speak to the Greek PM (videos)

Teargas, stones, bitter oranges and even chairs flew in the air and clashes erupted between riot police and protesters on the island of Syros, as Highschool and University students attempted to speak to Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou , who was delivering a speech  -just  50 meters away. The clash …

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