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Funded Auschwitz visits in push against antisemitism

Government puts £500,000 towards educational programme to tackle antisemitism on campus

Student leaders will get the opportunity to visit former Nazi concentration camps at Auschwitz as part of a government-funded drive to tackle antisemitism on campus.

Each year, up to 150 students from across the UK will be able to visit the camps at Auschwitz and Birkenau where more than a million people were murdered, after a programme set up by the Holocaust Educational Trust and the Union of Jewish Students won £500,000 in funding from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government.

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