Tag : Brexit

Why I think Brexit is terrifying

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In the future, I imagine, historians will spend long hours and thousands of pages debating the exact events leading up to and following the 23rd of June 2016, so let me set something down for the record. The only reason we’re in this mess is David Cameron’s incompetence and colossal … Read More

Disabled? I think not!

2 years ago / 0 comments

With Brexit on the horizon and the financial debt of our country getting worse by the day, our current oppressive Tory government had the ingenious idea of introducing the PIP system (the Personal Independence Payment System) into society to help the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) decide how much … Read More

Leeds to remain “international institution” after Brexit

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Article 50 was triggered on the 29th March, launching the start of Brexit. This marks not only the beginning of two years of negotiations, but confusion for everyone it will affect, particularly EU students and staff currently residing in Britain. The University of Leeds Vice-Chancellor, Sir Alan Langlands, has said that … Read More

Democracy, but not as we know it

2 years ago / 0 comments

It is hardly surprising that the decision by the House of Lords to pass an amendment led to howls of protest from some. The by now familiar lines about ‘the will of the people’ seemed to have an extra edge when the amendment in question was proposed by the unelected … Read More

The end of Erasmus?

2 years ago / 0 comments

The Government has refused to comment on the possibility of future students not being able to take part in the European Union student exchange programme following Brexit.  Following a repeated refusal to comment on the future of students being able to take part in the Erasmus+ study programme, there are … Read More

Campus Watch: Sussex University hosts staff workshops on ‘dealing with right-wing attitudes in the classroom’

2 years ago / 0 comments

Officials at the university state that the event was aimed at helping staff act appropriately when faced with extreme views, such as racism or homophobia. The workshop was held for academic staff by one of the leading professors at the university and was well advertised around campus via posters, welcoming … Read More

Campus Watch: Racial attacks against Strathclyde University’s Student President

2 years ago / 0 comments

Raj Jeyaraj, the Student President of Strathclyde University in Scotland, has been subject to verbal abuse and threats of violence from anonymous members of the public via email. Raj is Malaysian-born and is the first international student president at Strathclyde University. Since his election in June he has faced a … Read More

50 Shades of confusion – Article 50

2 years ago / 0 comments

Following the Brexit judgement last June, there has been much speculation surrounding the mechanics of the UK exiting the European Union and the impact this will have on UK business. Even now, over sixth months after the EU referendum, the UK’s exit strategy is unclear and the media confusion surrounding … Read More

EU’ll miss us when we’re gone!

2 years ago / 0 comments

You might think you’re sick of hearing about Britain and the European Union, perhaps even exhausted of the whole affair, but Theresa May most likely cannot close her eyes without seeing ‘Brexit’. Don’t be fooled by nominal investments in mental health, or indeed her upcoming fashion shoot with Vogue, every … Read More

Hammond convinces only child, Brexit, that it’s the taking part that counts.

2 years ago / 0 comments

Bradley discusses the loss of GDP after Brexit. Article may contain traces of satire.  After receiving nothing but a prize for participation on sports day, 9 year old Brexit was reportedly reassured on Sunday that it’s the taking part that counts. According to insider-sources, little Brexit was unable to find … Read More