And professors have been instructed to cushion the blow that Jesus’s death was quite violent.
Students of forensic science at Strathclyde University get a “verbal warning” before lectures when they might see something gory – though they will have to handle grisly murder scenes for a living after they graduate.
“Universities are meant to be a place where concepts are challenged”
And archaeology students at Stirling University who could find themselves digging up ancient burial sites are also told they may find an image of a well preserved body “a bit gruesome”.
Scottish Tory education spokeswoman Liz Smith said: “Universities are meant to be a place where concepts are challenged.
A penitent screams on a wooden cross while being crucified by residents acting as Roman soldiers during a reenactment of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ on Good Friday in Cutud town
A spokesman for Glasgow University said: “We have an absolute duty of care to all our students.”