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AA apr21 philosophy1.JPGPhilosophy students past and present have staged a sit in and are refusing to leave a Greenwich University building until their demands are met.

The group who are protesting against a proposal to axe BA Philosophy from the university programme have been holed up inside the School of Humanities and Social Sciences since yesterday afternoon and have run out of food.

AA apr21 philosophy1.JPGStudents past and present hoping to save their Philosophy course are protesting outside the Dean's office at Greenwich University this afternoon (April 15).

The group learnt last month that the Humanities department had stopped recruiting for BA Philosophy degree and those with a place for 2011 were being offered alternative study combinations.

aa-mar12-greenwichpark6.jpgStudents fighting to save a Philosophy course at the University of Greenwich are holding a speakers' corner this weekend.

The campaigners want the School of Humanities to rethink its decision to stop any future intake to the BA Philosophy programme. Those with a place for 2011 have been sent letters offering them alternative course combinations.

aa-apr14-greenwich.jpgThe University of Greenwich has appointed Professor David Maguire as its new vice-chancellor.

Prof Maguire, an expert in computer mapping and geographical information systems, is currently pro vice-chancellor at Birmingham City University. He will take up his Greenwich post on October 1.