University

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
Drugs

Remembering the Great British Mephedrone Craze

Ten years on, one small-time drone dealer remembers the month the drug hit his university.
James Berry
2.27.19
Universities Challenged

Students Can Help Lecturers Break Their Mafia-Like Work Conditions

Working in academia is bizarrely similar to running drugs for a gang.
Tom Whyman
2.21.19
Universities Challenged

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.
Tom Whyman
1.28.19
Universities Challenged

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

Sam Gyimah used his position to call young people snowflakes.
Tom Whyman
12.14.18
University

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
12.13.18
University

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
11.1.18
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