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Tuition Fee Vote: Why the Demonstrations Matter

In Alex Gabriel on December 9, 2010 at 12:10 pm

Cameron and Clegg’s bill might pass, but sooner or later it’s unsustainable, says Alex Gabriel. Read the rest of this entry »


I’m a Lib Dem. I’m a student. What the hell do I do?

In Morgan Griffith-David on December 7, 2010 at 2:37 pm

Morgan Griffith-David discusses the Lib Dem position on tuition fees ahead of Thursday’s crucial vote.

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Tuition Fees: Your Thoughts

In Uncategorized on November 12, 2010 at 4:52 pm


Student Demo Turns Sour: Shame on Clegg? Shame on you

In Vicky Wong on November 11, 2010 at 10:09 am

The NUS rally in central London yesterday was overshadowed by violence from a minority of hooligans who “hijacked” an otherwise succesful march. Vicky Wong was there. Read the rest of this entry »

Students March Against Higher Tuition Fees

In Jonny Roberts on November 10, 2010 at 9:16 am

Today, in Westminster, there will be a march against the cuts to university education and the proposed tuition fee increase. “More for Less” is going to be contested. Jonny Roberts urges all students to unite. Read the rest of this entry »

CF Chair Ben Howlett gives his view on the Browne Review

In Uncategorized on October 15, 2010 at 2:47 pm

The Browne Review on the cost of university education was released this week, and the newly-elected chairman of the youth wing of the Conservative Party, Ben Howlett, gives us his thoughts. Read the rest of this entry »

HMRC, tax doesn’t have to be taxing but sometimes it is

In David Brownsey-Joyce on September 14, 2010 at 7:23 am

David Brownsey-Joyce received a dreaded letter from HMRC, and shares his experiences. Read the rest of this entry »

Stop hating on Oxbridge

In Alex Gabriel on September 2, 2010 at 8:19 am

Alex Gabriel discusses the inverse snobbery associated with Oxbridge education. Read the rest of this entry »

The “Paperwork Society”

In Matteo Bergamini on August 22, 2010 at 11:12 am

By Matteo Bergamini

“The slight tremble in the hand, as it reaches for the brown envelope. Curiosity and fear sweeps you up as you pull out the paper. You turn it over and scan the wording quickly to look for the letter, the grades that will decide if its University or not. You scan it quicker, eyes wide as they dart around the pages till you find them and….” Read the rest of this entry »

Benefits, unemployment, double dip recession and murmuring of a ‘lost generation’

In Uncategorized on August 17, 2010 at 1:47 pm

By Joseph Raffell

These are the headlines that we read every single day and with recent figure suggesting unemployment is around 7.8% the coalition government is tackling the dual problems of getting people back into work whilst cutting cost on expenditures such as benefits. Read the rest of this entry »