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.
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The Reality of Being Pregnant at University
Why isn't support, access or information better for people who become pregnant, or parents, while studying?
Foreigners Reveal What Shocked Them About British University
"Local students here can really party. They're very resilient."
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.
The Big Student Pollution Problem
Moving out month presents a load of environmental issues that various people need to take responsibility for.
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."
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?
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?
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.
An Attempt to Make Universities More Equal Is Making Things Even Worse
Government measures to level the academic playing field are entrenching privilege.
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.
I Write Essays for Wealthy International Students
College admissions fraud is a global industry. Just ask these "tutors".
Stephen K Hirst