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Toffism is not a real form of discrimination

There is a long list of ‘isms’ that comprise part of our social and political vocabulary: communism, feminism, socialism, racism. Most of the ‘isms’ are short, snappy, convenient ways to refer to an ideology or movement. Christopher King, chairman of the Headmasters’ and Headmistresses’ Conference, which took place last week, has just added another to […]

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Rising tuition fees must be tackled

I am lucky enough to be one of a select group that don’t pay fees to attend this university. The Scottish government has kindly given me a free ride. So every time I find myself complaining of overcrowded tutorials, unhelpful lecturers or a general lack of communication, I remind myself that I’m not actually losing […]