Featured Image: Wikipedia Britain, apparently, used to be known for its common sense. The country with the practicality, wealth and explosive creativity which resulted in the Industrial Revolution; harbinger to this modern age with the […]
The Influence Race Has on the Reaction to Gender Based Violence.
[…] Johnson’s rhetoric at the conference sought to differentiate them from the fiscally irresponsible Labour Party, whilst coming off the back of a pandemic during which billions were spent on faulty PPE, an eighteen month-long furlough scheme and a test-and-trace system that achieved next to nothing […]
The Taliban’s advance to power has meant many things. Repercussions have been felt around the world as foreign powers rush to evacuate at risk citizens and international diplomacy has been tested as leaders grapple with questions of what the 20-year occupation in Afghanistan was for. And, crucially, was it worth it?
A Leeds Student Group Opinion Round-up
[…] “‘Sorry we can’t afford lecturers’ pensions. Sorry we can’t afford tuition fee refunds. Sorry we can’t afford more mental health support. Oh but here’s 10k if you want to defer!’” Student Jake Moran wrote. A sentiment it appears that many of the students who have weathered university life throughout the crisis share. […]
September marks the return for students to University, combined with the arrival of many new faces who are experiencing higher education for the very first time. It provides opportunities to see old faces, meet new ones and settle down into the year with a sense of excitement and intrigue about what you might be studying
Money all too often defines the university experience and it is by the far the most unfair limitation for anyone outside the walls of tertiary education who is unsure of how to get in. Money wraps itself around classism, racism and the experiences of those from other underrepresented university backgrounds who in the British system luckily receive maintenance loans; socially acceptable benefits, that along with student course fees, are paid off essentially in a graduate tax at later date contingent on future income.
Last Wednesday, the US Supreme Court decided in favour of Texas banning most abortions after about six weeks of pregnancy and harshly criminalising anyone involved.
Being a student in the 2020s has so far been defined by the pandemic, which has fundamentally hurt an entire generation’s life chances from early and to higher education. Technology, however, has been our saviour, […]
Today’s Britain has been made poorer, less tolerant and less safe by the passing of the Police and Crime Bill. Its a piece of legislation noted for its largeness, its contentious section restricting the right […]
Many Asian people, Black people and people of colour (POC) accede to feelings of alienation and otherness growing up, especially those who have been raised in majority-white environments. All children and young adults feel the […]
Over the past week, the European Union under the guidance of Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, has started to threaten restrictions on vaccine exports from the EU to the UK. Specifically, the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine, […]