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Modern self-care culture has become overly commercialised

The growth of modern self-care culture comes as no surprise given the competitive and overwhelming lives which university students are thrown into once they hit adulthood. The concept is far from new, however; the French philosopher Michel Foucault highlighted that ancient Greeks viewed caring for oneself as integral to building a more honest and active […]

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Admissions bias in higher education must be redressed

The admission criteria for Scotland’s top four universities – Edinburgh, St Andrews, Glasgow and Aberdeen – have been criticised by the new Fair Access Commissioner as unfair and elitist, favouring those from wealthier and more advantaged backgrounds (namely private school students) in their selection process. Lowering entry requirements seems to be the best solution to […]