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Poorer students ten times less likely to go to leading universities, poll shows

Poorer students ten times less likely to go to leading universities, poll shows

By Editor | Wed, 13 Aug 2014 11:59

When it comes to education, there is a stereotype that seems to permeate across British society: top universities are still mainly for those from private schools. But apparently there is...

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Sheffield’s Students’ Union is voted best in the UK for third year running

Sheffield’s Students’ Union is voted best in the UK for third year running

By University of Sheffield | Tue, 12 Aug 2014 10:58

The University of Sheffield’s Students’ Union has been voted the best in the UK for the third year running in the National Student Survey (NSS) 2014. The Students...

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American Apparel have done it again.

American Apparel have done it again.

By Sj.Cliff | Fri, 08 Aug 2014 12:10

The company has been under fire on numerous occasions for their poor choices regarding over-sexualisation of their items, but this one takes the biscuit.  Their “Back to School” collection...

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Middlesex University lecturer uncovers student terrible plagiarism technique

Middlesex University lecturer uncovers student terrible plagiarism technique

By Editor | Fri, 08 Aug 2014 11:52

Sometimes when you’re writing an essay, and you want it to be your best piece yet, only a perfect word or phrase will do to strengthen a point...

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Amy Willerton backs the Exam Results Helpline!

Amy Willerton backs the Exam Results Helpline!

By Sj.Cliff | Thu, 07 Aug 2014 10:51

‘I’m a Celebrity…’ contestant and general babe Amy Willerton has been revealed as the new face of the Exam Results Helpline! The helpline, funded by...

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NUS vote to boycott Israeli goods

NUS vote to boycott Israeli goods

By Editor | Wed, 06 Aug 2014 14:02

The National Union of Students has moved to boycott companies with Israeli sympathies, as well as products made in the country. During Monday’s National Executive Council Union representatives...

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Would you crowdsource for your tuition fees?

Would you crowdsource for your tuition fees?

By Editor | Tue, 05 Aug 2014 10:27

With many universities charging in access of £9,000 a year in tuition fees, many prospective students have found themselves unsure how they will cope financially. Some have had to rely...

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Oxford University just held a conference on evil

Oxford University just held a conference on evil

By Editor | Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:51

At the Andrew Wiles Building at the University on June 27th evil was lurking. A lot of evil. Bucket loads of the stuff. However, rather than being a theatre of...

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English students, want to become a better writer? There’s an app for that..

English students, want to become a better writer? There’s an app for that..

By Editor | Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:27

Are you an aspiring novelist, but have a penchant for penning flowery waffle?  Have you written the next Of Mice and Men, but you can’t keep your...

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Do potential students from ethnic groups miss out on university places?

Do potential students from ethnic groups miss out on university places?

By Editor | Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:56

Students from ethnic minority backgrounds are at a disadvantage over their white counterparts when it comes to obtaining a place at university, research funded by the Nuffield Foundation has found. ...

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Students, will you ever pay back your loan?

Students, will you ever pay back your loan?

By Editor | Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:46

Almost 50% of students who take out a student loan will never pay it back, the Business, Innovation and skills Committee (BIS) has warned. The report which was conducted by the...

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Is the nations strangest sleeper a student?

Is the nations strangest sleeper a student?

By Sj.Cliff | Thu, 17 Jul 2014 15:45

Are you prone to a saunter during slumber? Or do you keep your housemates awake as you tell tales in your sleep? With 1.8m UK adults known to take an occasional walk...

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Students to sit in on secret pay review meeting for the first time!

Students to sit in on secret pay review meeting for the first time!

By Sj.Cliff | Tue, 15 Jul 2014 12:13

The usually secretive salary setting committee that decides the pay level of the warden Patrick Loughrey, and other senior staff at Goldsmiths, University of London, is allowing a student to...

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London Student is closing down due to funding, but should they try and save it?

London Student is closing down due to funding, but should they try and save it?

By Editor | Fri, 11 Jul 2014 15:09

The ongoing concern in the journalism world has, for a good while now, centered on the future of the printed word. Over the past few years, for instance, national broadsheets and tabloids alike there...

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University of York’s Biohub project given funding by government-led scheme

University of York’s Biohub project given funding by government-led scheme

By Editor | Wed, 09 Jul 2014 16:45

It must have been a good start to the week this Monday for those associated with the University of York. A proposed plan to construct a state of the art Biohub on the Heslington...

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Over 100 unis gear up for world’s largest student motorsport competition

Over 100 unis gear up for world’s largest student motorsport competition

By Sj.Cliff | Wed, 09 Jul 2014 12:09

University of Southampton students are on track for the world’s biggest student motor sport competition at Silverstone from 9-13 July. A record 37 UK universities (or 3000 students)  will...

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The Secret Life of Students – exploitative or reflective?

The Secret Life of Students – exploitative or reflective?

By Editor | Fri, 04 Jul 2014 13:01

Last night, Channel 4 aired the first in a new series of fly on the wall documentaries that seeks to document the private lives of a selection of students. With these university undergrads allowing the...

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Students invited to make history with a unique Tour de France film

Students invited to make history with a unique Tour de France film

By Sj.Cliff | Fri, 04 Jul 2014 12:19

It’s a matter of days before the world’s best cyclists start the Tour De France in Yorkshire and speed through the UK. To mark the long-awaited event, media, film and...

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How to keep your stuff safe over the summer

How to keep your stuff safe over the summer

By Editor | Thu, 03 Jul 2014 12:02

Make sure your locks are strong and secure If your landlord has already put sturdy locks around the house than you’re good to go, but it is amazing...

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Why the new £10 million grant from Sport England is a good thing

Why the new £10 million grant from Sport England is a good thing

By Editor | Wed, 02 Jul 2014 16:31

We’re getting fatter, and there’s no way of getting around it. But it’s not like it’s a shock to us. Obesity, for the past decade or...

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