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Annual Student Parade for Greek Independence Day a Success

The student parade for the anniversary and celebration of March 25th was concluded several minutes after noon. For another year, heavy police forces patrolled  the area, in order to carry out the parade safely and without any unexpected incidents. Before...

Greek University Administrative Employees Announce More Strikes

The National Technical School of Athens (NTUA) is being occupied by the school’s administrative employees, while all lectures and courses have been cancelled.  The University of Patras is also under seizure and its administrative employees decided to stop three...

Philosophy School in Athens Closed Due to Trash

The head of the Philosophy School at the University of Athens has decided to prove a point by closing down the School due to too much garbage. The University Dean, Theodosis Pelegrinis, said that the images he was faced with...

NTUA's Administrative Staff Stop their Strike

  The administrative staff of the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) have finally decided to stop its strike and return to work this following Monday. On the contrary, the continuation of the strike has been decided by the administrative staff...

Pelegrinis Supports the Administrative Employee Strike

Earlier this morning, the Rector of the National Kapodistrian University of Athens Theodosis Pelegrinis, spoke at Propylaea, the location of the university’s main building. Pelegrinis is the Rector who was being handed over to the Supreme Disciplinary Council by...

Greek Minister of Education Meeting with No Results

The lengthy meeting of the Minister of Education Mr. Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos with the members of the Conference of Rectors, ended with no result in particular, and no solution to the problem. The main topic under discussion was the decision of Mr....

Greek Universities at a Stalemate

New developments suggest that there is a high probability that the academic semester of the Universities of Athens will be lost. The administrative employees of UoA announced a new 48-hour strike this Wednesday and Thursday; NTUA employees announced yet...

Greece Will Force Universities To Open

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, who this year issued civil mobilization orders to force striking Metro and port workers to return to work under threat of being arrested or fired - and prevented a planned teachers strike - has...

University Conflicts Taken to Court

According to the newspaper "Proto Thema," Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos, the Greek Minster of Education has taken the issue of closed universities to court. Nearly a week ago, Arvanitopoulos, gave an ultimatum to the rectors of the National Technical University of...

ODPTE Files a Complaint Against Greek Ministers

The Federation of Administrative Staff in Higher Education (ODPTE) had filed a complaint against the Minister of Administrative Reform Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Education Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos, as TO VIMA reports. The administrative employees demand the adjournment of the deadline for submitting...