Tag : peer pressure

Family of Student Who Died of Alcohol Consumption Hit Out at University Drinking Culture

3 months ago / 0 comments

On the 13th December 2016, a ‘drink-fuelled initiation’ into the Agriculture Society at the University of Newcastle ended tragically with the death of 1st year economics student Ed Farmer. Now, almost two years on, an inquest has made clear the series of events which led to Ed’s death, and has … Read More

Agony aunt: alcohol and peer pressure at university

1 year ago / 0 comments

I don’t drink alcohol, but all my friends do, and whenever they’re drunk I feel like I’m on the outside. I don’t want to compromise on my beliefs, but I’m also tired of feeling like I’m missing out. Any advice? Nowadays, there seems to be a common misconception that all … Read More