Over the past week, as many as 13 UK universities, including Edinburgh and Warwick, have recalled students studying abroad in Hong Kong due to the increasingly violent protests in the territory. The last few days […]
I don’t know where to start in reviewing ‘Mine’ by Emily Merrill. Tragic. Heart breaking. Gripping. Unapologetically beautiful. ‘Mine’ encapsulates themes from abuse, trauma, friendship and ambition in a neat 378 pages. I was all […]
It is now just a month until the 2019 General Election, with the deadline for registering to vote coming up on 26th November. For students, many of whom will be voting for the first time […]
It’s no secret that mental health problems have been on the rise. Students are some of the worst affected, with at least one in four students facing some sort of mental health problem at some […]
Students are paying £9250 a year on tuition fees, for an average of less than 2 contact hours a day, a higher education finding reveals. The survey of nearly 30,000 students across the country suggests […]
The first step towards the inclusion of pornographic studies has been made in the UK, with the University of Exeter adding the module ‘Pornography: Bodies, Sex and Representation’ as an official accredited class for the […]
Various trade unions are balloting for strike action at the University of Leeds. Read to find out how this might affect your education.
When people talk about privilege, it’s not a competition about who is worse off as some people frame it. It’s about acknowledging the struggles of people’s individual experiences whether you’re a person-of-colour, LGBTQ+, disabled, working class or female.
As someone studying a Joint Honours English Literature and Spanish degree, I thought I’d provide my advice which I feel applies to many other second year students when considering going abroad for a year. I […]
A new ‘rich list’ has revealed that more than 4,000 University staff are paid more than £100,000 a year. The institution with the highest number of high earners last year, with 359 staff receiving over […]
“If you don’t do something, who is going to?” asked Toke Dahler, the 2015/16 Union Affairs Officer, in an interview back in December. The context: encouraging international students like himself to run in this year’s Lead LUU. […]
Despite their visible drives towards inclusivity and diversity, university campuses are no stranger to excluding working-class students. Buildings named after members of elite families, expensive shops and disparate accommodations are just a few of the features of university life which can make students from low-income backgrounds feel like they don’t belong at their chosen institute of learning. But is Leeds any different in this trend? I met with Catheryne Sturgess-Fairbairn, a 2ndyear politics student at the University of Leeds, to find out her thoughts.