But university sociologist Dr Anthony King said flying the flag
was about more than just supporting David Beckham and his World Cup hopefuls.
A spokesman for the university said there was no specific ban on students flying the flag
of St George.
It would ensure that "the rules of etiquette for flying the flag
of the United States do not preclude the flying of flags at half mast when ordered by city and local officials.
Instead, ships serving the region's trade lanes-and the world's ocean routes-are flying the flags
of Panama, Honduras, even Belize.
People forget our song Flying The Flag
was a high-charting UK Eurovision song and it is something I am still hugely proud of.
Kirkby-born Aiden was the youngest to be awarded a Michelin Star, and has been flying the flag
for Merseyside in the BBC's Great British Menu.
I cannot condone violence but people do not realise just how strongly the people in Northern Ireland think about flying the flag
over City Hall.
Ms Singh complains that she feels inhibited from flying the flag
of St George because it offends some people (she neglects to inform us as to who exactly is the disgruntled party here).
And the song played permanently on Beelzebub's jukebox will be Scooch's Flying The Flag
I don't think any Scots are upset at England flying the flag
of St George.
The RAC Foundation believes that flying the flag
can enhance road safety by giving drivers a sense of pride in themselves, their vehicle and the country they support - be that England, Argentina or Ghana.
It was co-opted by far right groups and synonymous with organisations like the BNP, and that has put people off flying the flag
for quite a while.