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University's response to scholarship plan: 'jog on'

Reading University tweeted this controversial comment on its social media page Photo:

Reading university has come under fire for its use of language on social media.

The University took to Twitter to tell critics of its refugee scholarship plans to 'jog on'.

The comments are in relation to a partnership by the institution's Students' Union and the Reading Refugee Support Group. Through which, up to 14 scholarships are offered to refugees in Reading.

We are proud and unapologetic to offer these scholarships, joining with institutions around the country offering support for refugees to access education, which is a welcome addition to our existing range of scholarships available for a variety of students.”

– Reading University

Many students and relatives themselves replied on Twitter saying they were unhappy with the university's approach to the Tweet.