Tag : eu

The Single Market and the UK: A Little Bit of Heaven, A Little Bit of Hell

11 months ago / 0 comments

At the 11th hour of Brexit talks between Theresa May and EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Monday 4th December, a veto mightier than the likes of what Johnson, Gove or Rees-Mogg could ever have dreamt of wielding was cast by ten Northern Irish MPs. The Democratic Unionist leader, Arlene ... Read More

Leeds Capital of Culture Bid Under Threat

12 months ago / 0 comments

Leeds’ bid to be European Capital of Culture looks to be in tatters after the European Commission told the UK government that a British city will not be allowed to host, following the Brexit vote. Cities across the UK, including Leeds, Belfast, Dundee, Milton Keynes and Nottingham, submitted their bids … Read More

In the running?

1 year ago / 0 comments

Pundits, MPs and even his cabinet colleagues all seem to have reacted sharply to the Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson’s recent Telegraph article setting out his vision for a ‘bold thriving Britain’ after Brexit. After the furore surrounding the article, I felt somewhat underwhelmed by it. Nothing appeared particularly controversial or … Read More

Why I think Brexit is terrifying

2 years ago / 0 comments

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

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

Brexit could save Yorkshire steel

2 years ago / 0 comments

University of Leeds report suggests Brexit could be a game changer for the faltering industry. A report conducted by the Leeds University’s Business School suggests Britain’s departure from the EU could save Yorkshire’s struggling steel industry provided the government adopts a number of new policies.  The findings provide hope for … Read More

Campus Watch: A new £115 million diabetes research centre will be opened at Oxford University

2 years ago / 0 comments

A new diabetes research centre is to be opened at Oxford University by Danish pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk. The company’s £115m investment and their promise of 10 years of continued funding comes in spite of Brexit and the many “uncertainties” the vote has produced. Novo Nordisk has been a specialist … 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

Don’t EU want me baby?

2 years ago / 0 comments

Brexit is the gift that keeps on giving. Giving us endless disappointment that is. The British public’s shock decision to remove ourselves from the European Union will no doubt have countless negative impacts. One aspect not often mentioned when grumbling about Brexit starts is the effects that it will have … Read More

EU applications to study in UK down by 9%

2 years ago / 0 comments

According to UCAS, the number of applicants from EU students for top university courses in the UK have dropped by 9%. Following Brexit, there was concern from both UK and EU students about its impact on studying abroad as well as travelling, particularly in regards to the restriction of free … Read More