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True Crime on Campus: It's a steal

"True Crime on Campus" - the book. Launched at Wonkfest17, this new publication collects amazing real-life stories from the world of university security.
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Paul Greatrix is Registrar at The University of Nottingham, author and creator of Registrarism and a Contributing Editor of Wonkhe.

Now in print! It’s great news for fans of True Crime on Campus. We are delighted to announce the publication of the first ever True Crime on Campus book.

The book, very competitively priced for Christmas (only £5!), brings together some of the very best of True Crime on Campus as published on Wonkhe’s Registrarism blog – including the favourites voted for by readers – together with some previously unpublished security reports.

Students, staff and visitors often do the strangest things. From zombie apocalypse and unexplained beeping incidents to Quidditch and scrabble accidents it really is all kicking off on campus. Pigeons, tigers, ninja turtles and a tarantula are all involved and there is much strange behaviour and many unfortunate events.  The book includes an outstanding selection of the many hundreds of bizarre, unfortunate, inexplicable and just plain weird campus crime reports have appeared over the years.

True Crime on Campus (the book) is being formally launched at Wonkfest on 6 and 7 November. For those not able to pick up a copy in person you can order it directly from the University of Nottingham online shop.

And with features such as these…

  • Beasts of UoN
  • Injuries
  • People do the strangest things
  • Sporting chances
  • Uh oh!
  • Worse for wear
  • Pinched
  • Suspicious behaviour
  • I don’t believe it
  • Trapped
  • The unexplained
  • Very bad behaviour
  • Hide and seek

…you really won’t want to miss the campus-focused criminal incident publication of the year.

For anyone who has enjoyed True Crime on Campus over the years this exciting book will be something to read when you are trying desperately to avoid being online. And better still, it makes the ideal Christmas gift for anyone who has (or indeed does not have) any connection with a university. Order it here. Now. You know it makes sense.

Half of any profits from the sale of this book will be given to support the Children’s Brain Tumour Research Centre at the University of Nottingham to create a brighter future for children with brain tumours. You can find out more about the work of the Centre here. 

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