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Swansea University Bans Oil and Gas Recruitment

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Oil, gas, and tar sands companies have been banned from recruiting at Swansea University, following an 18-month campaign by students and staff. As part of a new Ethical Careers Policy implemented by the University, oil, gas, and tar sands companies will be unable to access careers fairs and employer events organised by the university careers service, and the university will no longer advertise roles in those industries to students.

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Press Release:Fourth UK university bans fossil fuel recruitment on campus

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Bishop Grosseteste University (BGU) has become the fourth university in the UK to exclude oil, gas, and mining companies from recruiting on campus. The Lincoln-based university  joins the University of Bedfordshire, the University of the Arts London, and Wrexham Glyndwr University, who all ended recruitment ties with the fossil fuel industry in December 2022.

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