Universities Challenged

Farewell to the UK's First Culture-Warrior Universities Minister

Sam Gyimah used his position to call young people snowflakes.
Tom Whyman

A Death at Uni: The British Student Who Died During an Initiation Ritual

Ed Farmer's tragic death after a pub crawl is not the first time a British student has died after some kind of university induction.
Kevin EG Perry

The Universities Minister Invented a 'Free Speech Problem' at UK Unis – Here's Why

There is a threat to freedom of speech on campus – but it's not coming from the student left Sam Gyimah is so keen to criticise.
Tom Whyman

Freshers Week at Two Very Different Universities

Photographer Orlando Gili documented two freshers parties: one at Leeds, one at Cambridge.
Orlando Gili

All the News You Need to Read This Morning

Average-looking men do better than good looking ones on dating sites.
VICE Staff

Six PoC Students' Advice for Getting Through University

"The spike in race-related incidents on campuses doesn't surprise me – I specifically stayed in London for that reason."
Salma Haidrani
university guide 2018

How to Sleep Properly at University

We asked several specialists how to get through uni on a minimal amount of sleep.
Charlotte Simons
university guide 2018

What It's Like Being a Child Genius at University

Bastian Eichenberger was 14 when he enrolled, Vittorio Hösle was 17. They were child prodigies, but looking back, was going to uni at such a young age a good idea?
Baran Datli
Freshers Week

Here’s Every Outfit You’re Going to See This Fresher’s Week

Vintage manboy, Depop girl, and that trance DJ whose room you end up in at 3AM, wishing desperately for home.
Iona Erskine
university guide 2018

The Robots Are Coming, and They Want Your Job

Experts believe that almost a third of the global workforce will be automated by 2030. But are universities preparing students for the rise of the office machines?
Matt Blake
university guide 2018

This Is What It's Like to Get Your Degree in Prison

Studying in prison can feel like a long and lonely journey.
Shani Pedersen
university guide 2018

An Introduction to the Most Useless University Degrees in Europe

From stand-up comedy to studying coins, here are all the degrees that will guarantee you stay unemployed for years.
VICE Staff