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
Remembering the Great British Mephedrone Craze
Ten years on, one small-time drone dealer remembers the month the drug hit his university.
Students Can Help Lecturers Break Their Mafia-Like Work Conditions
Working in academia is bizarrely similar to running drugs for a gang.
It Doesn't Matter That Your Arts Degree Won't Get You a Job
A Tory think-tank is complaining that some degrees aren't value for money. Here's why they're wrong.
Farewell to the UK's First Culture-Warrior Universities Minister
Sam Gyimah used his position to call young people snowflakes.
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.