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mental health

Every Decision You’ll Come to Regret During Freshers Week

No, you don't need to drop a week's rent on a wristband for FUN events that mostly involve wearing identical, branded T-shirts.
Iona Erskine
3 days ago
Health

The Reality of Being Pregnant at University

Why isn't support, access or information better for people who become pregnant, or parents, while studying?
Nell Frizzell
8.28.19
University

Foreigners Reveal What Shocked Them About British University

"Local students here can really party. They're very resilient."
Ammal Hassan
8.6.19
education

What Actually Happens When a Working-Class Student Applies to Oxbridge

In this extract from "Rife: Twenty-One Stories from Britain's Youth", Olivia Fletcher shares how applying to Cambridge University shattered her fantasy of meritocratic education.
Olivia Fletcher
7.18.19
Save Yourselves

The Big Student Pollution Problem

Moving out month presents a load of environmental issues that various people need to take responsibility for.
Davey Brett
7.9.19
Scam Academy

These Engineering Students Built a Special Pen Just for Cheating on Tests

"We didn't really need to cheat, because we already had 3.9 GPAs."
Anonymous
6.17.19
school

The Astronomical Rise of Exam Cheats

In the UK, the number of school students caught cheating in exams has risen 25 percent in two years; among uni students, that number has surged by 40 percent. Why?
Annie Lord
5.1.19
vice

Record Numbers of Students Are Disclosing Their Mental Health Status

What is it like as a fresher when you tell your university that you have a mental illness?
Ed Southgate
5.1.19
sex work

Student Sex Workers Reveal the Problems They Face at Uni

A growing number of students in the UK are turning to sex work to support themselves financially, but universities still haven't learned how to support sex workers.
Jake Hall
4.29.19
Universities Challenged

An Attempt to Make Universities More Equal Is Making Things Even Worse

Government measures to level the academic playing field are entrenching privilege.
Tom Whyman
4.11.19
University

The Eight Checkpoints of a Student Night Out in 2019

We've been called less hedonistic than previous generations, but we still enjoy the process of making ourselves too hungover to go to any lectures.
Iona Erskine
4.8.19
education

I Write Essays for Wealthy International Students

College admissions fraud is a global industry. Just ask these "tutors".
Stephen K Hirst
4.6.19
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