9 May 2024

Inside the King’s College encampment at Cambridge University

Communities Editor

University leaders were summoned to Downing Street today for talks on how to protect Jewish staff and students, amid growing anger over Israel’s war in Gaza.

At the meeting, Rishi Sunak urged universities to remain “bastions of tolerance”. Protest camps have been springing up at universities around the UK, fuelling fears of a repeat of recent scenes on US campuses.