Segregated seating allowed at university talks

Universities can segregate by gender in talks by external speakers, as long as men and women are seated side by side and not one in front of the other, new guidance has advised, writes Lucy Sherriff for The Huffington Post.

A document published by Universities UK aims to support institutions in managing controversial external speakers on campus, in the wake of several arguments over their appearances. The report, titled External Speakers in Higher Education Institutions, tackles issues such as segregated seating and freedom of speech.

This year, several reports have emerged on segregated seating events at universities.
Full report on The Huffington Post site