Straight-talking university conquers critics of refugee scheme with this great response

The University of Reading is This Writer’s alma mater so I am proud to report this particular story.

The university announced a plan to offer up to 14 sponsored places to refugees living in the Reading area, on June 19 – developed in partnership with Reading Refugee Support Group and the university’s own students’ union.

Unbelievably, this laudable scheme has attracted enmity – from small-minded little-Englanders, one can only conclude.

Its response is what make me a happy alumnus today:

“Tough. Jog on.” Right on!

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5 Thoughts to “Straight-talking university conquers critics of refugee scheme with this great response”

  1. Yes, well done, Reading. It is time all decent people took on the dogs in mangers.

  2. I’d be surprised if they can find 14 genuine refugees in Reading, btw England isn’t little why do people try to insult those they disagree with by saying that?

    1. Mike Sivier

      It refers to the small-minded, Barry.

  3. Colin Clarke

    Well done you people. That is the right thing to do. I just wish the nazi immigrants in the USA could learn that, in truth, the majority of the Indians and all the other people in all the other countries we took from the natives, are, in fact, the real owners of those territories and, just because we paid a shilling a head for the scalps of the true Americans, did not buy the immigrants that land. Why do we always think justice is on our side?

  4. NMac

    Well done to the University of Reading.

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