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“It’s a separate world” – Class based inequality in Higher Education still prevalent, argues letter to the Guardian 

In a letter to the Guardian, Dr Siân Lawrence addressed the continued inequality in the UK’s higher education, which she argues was “never left behind.” Only 20 per cent of…

Universities criticised for potentially “very dangerous” collaboration with Iranian University 

Researchers from the UK, the US, and Australia, collaborated with researchers at an Iranian university, which could potentially be “very dangerous” according to experts. The research focused on the use…

Scotland school exam reforms delayed

Scotland’s education and skills minister, Jenny Gilruth, has postponed exam reform until the new year. In a speech delivered to the Scottish Parliament, Gilruth announced delays in the highly anticipated…

The universal experience of awkward silence in tutorials

Three years out of the pandemic and yet the effects are still tangible. It goes without saying that the forced isolation and distancing forced everyone on to their phones and…

We want a normal education

Seeing the prolongation of the strikes brings one saying in particular to my mind; if you don’t laugh, you’ll surely cry.In the wake of a series of clashes over pay…

Could Sunak’s “nightmarish” plans to make Maths compulsory be beneficial in  the long run?

In his first speech of 2023, Rishi Sunak proposed plans to make maths a compulsory subject for all students in England until the age of 18. Sunak hopes to raise…

Rishi’s Plans to Reform Raunchy Sex Education Lessons

Rishi Sunak plans to launch a review of the British sex education system following reports of ‘inappropriate’ sex education lessons in schools, described by one Conservative MP as: “age inappropriate,…

Mansplaining: I know what I’m talking about

When I told my flatmate I was writing about “mansplaining at uni,” she erupted in laughter. “I have some stories,” she offered. Yeah. Me too, sister. It seems that for…