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It’s time to no platform the National Union of Students

It’s time to no platform the National Union of Students

James Bickerton April 25, 2017 0

The National Union of Students (NUS) is an unmitigated moral disgrace. My only concern about the preceding sentence is that it might not be critical enough. The NUS has, once again, found itself in

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EXCLUSIVE: Can this man save the National Union of Students?

EXCLUSIVE: Can this man save the National Union of Students?

James Bickerton March 30, 2017 1

Five minutes into talking with Tom Harwood, one of three candidates running to be the next National Union of Students (NUS) President, and I’m convinced there’s been some sort of mistake. He’s yet to

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Boring Conformists versus Right-Wing Recusants

Boring Conformists versus Right-Wing Recusants

Keir Martland November 2, 2016 1

James Delingpole’s recent article in The Spectator about the Right’s minority-status at Cambridge is absolutely correct. Yet the Left’s worst trait is its tendency to see itself as an embattled minority when in fact

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A New Approach to Funding Students Through University

A New Approach to Funding Students Through University

Alexander Fiúza October 31, 2016 0

A fascinating experiment in higher education is taking place in the USA. It all centres on Purdue University, located in deepest Indiana. Presided over by former Governor Mitch Daniels, they’ve devised a system for

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What happened to universities being the places of ideas?

What happened to universities being the places of ideas?

Willetta Florence October 17, 2016 0

When most people think about their experiences in university, they most likely think of the fun or mischief (or both) that they plan to engage in. Being chastised for telling a joke about oneself

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Degrees are shrinking in value but all anyone talks about is cost

Degrees are shrinking in value but all anyone talks about is cost

Dani Bolt September 28, 2016 0

Students protesting against fee rises in line with inflation should actually be more concerned about the shrinking value of their degrees. Increasing numbers of students are exiting university and entering jobs they could just

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The Great University Illusion

The Great University Illusion

Sophie Sandor August 14, 2016 2

The value of having a degree is shrinking as more and more people are graduating and the playing field is levelling. But this doesn’t mean it’s not worth having one. While you won’t stand

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Universities – How to Eradicate Indoctrination and Bring Back Education

Universities – How to Eradicate Indoctrination and Bring Back Education

Alan Findlay April 12, 2016 2

Alan Findlay and Jon Stanley, What bamboozles the brain is that people are surprised about the militant anti- intellectual focus on today’s Scottish University Campuses. If you look inside our Social Science departments, you can

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Miliband’s War on Students!

Miliband’s War on Students!

Robert Tyler April 8, 2015 0

Ed Miliband’s policies hurt rather than help students. There’s something that I’ve noticed about the Labour party’s policies during this election: they all seem to hurt rather than help students, which is odd coming

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Does the academic university experience match the £27,000 price tag?

Does the academic university experience match the £27,000 price tag?

Backbencher September 25, 2013 2

Lizzie Roberts asks whether universities are providing value for money. If I had one pound for every time I heard “What am I actually paying £9,000 for?” from fellow University students, I would have

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