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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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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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Shocking Left Wing Bias at the LSE

Shocking Left Wing Bias at the LSE

Thomas Walker October 10, 2016 1

Last Wednesday the London School of Economics and Political Science hosted a three-way debate on the subject of democracy, put on by the Forum for European Philosophy. Entitled “The Worst Form of Government?”, an allusion

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Consent classes – will UK freshers buy the nonsense?

Consent classes – will UK freshers buy the nonsense?

Elena Rider October 4, 2016 1

Another October is upon us and across the country freshers at British universities are embarking on a journey of learning, friendship and fun. Most of them will have studied really hard for their exams,

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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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An NUS Set Against Reform

An NUS Set Against Reform

David Browne July 29, 2016 0

For those who voted to stay in the NUS in various referenda across the country last term, the opening season of Malia Bouattia’s Presidency is unlikely to have inspired much confidence. Bouattia herself, after

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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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A Climate of Fear

A Climate of Fear

Christopher Akers February 9, 2016 0

The modern Left has a very uneasy relationship with freedom of expression. A climate of fear permeates debate at universities as student unions up and down the country are controlled by cabals of self-styled

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What the Left Need to do to Win People Back

What the Left Need to do to Win People Back

Joey Simnett November 25, 2015 0

The Labour Party, and the Left in general, are splashing around in the great pool of self-indulgency. Whilst nobody thought that Labour would be full steam ahead with the divisive Corbyn in charge, it

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