Two students banned from university after being part of 'rape group chat' on Facebook, are allowed to return later this year.
One post stated: "Sometimes it's fun to go wild and rape 100 girls"
Two male students banned from the University of Warwick for 10 years, after being part of a group chat that threatened rape, will be allowed to return later this year.
The university launched an inquiry last year after suspending 11 students over a series of online messages, including a post which stated:
"Sometimes it's fun to just go wild and rape 100 girls."
Racist and anti-Semitic posts were also cited in formal complaints made to the university, which is reported to have handed one student a life-time ban.
Four others excluded by the university - including the two undergraduates whose bans have been reduced - are reported to have been told they can return to campus in September 2019.
In an open letter to the university's student newspaper The Boar, an unnamed woman targeted by the chat group described the one-year bans as a "source of shame":
The University of Warwick Provost, Professor Christine Ennew, has issued this statement: