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Cardiff chancellor calls for ‘more ambitious’ support package

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Comments come amid widespread backing for government measures to protect universities during Covid-19

Jenny Randerson, chancellor of Cardiff University, has appealed for a “more ambitious package of support” for universities after the government introduced measures to protect UK research during the Covid-19 pandemic.

The government package, announced on 27 June by business secretary Alok Sharma, includes loans to make up for the loss of a cross-subsidy from international students, plus £180 million to support research.

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