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British orphans amidst violence in Syria must be brought home

News of the Syrian conflict rears its head in the media again following Trump’s reckless withdrawal of troops and Turkey’s attack on the Kurds. It might seem to be easy for us in the UK to think that this is something no longer relevant to us. ISIS has been almost completely defeated, despite the recent […]

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Universities must act to overcome racial disparities

Research has recently uncovered that BAME students are less likely to continue their higher education studies into a PHD, with only 1.3 per cent of BAME students beginning one within five years of graduation, compared to 2.4 per cent of white students. This is a particularly significant difference, especially as PHD students are our future […]

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UK hosting COP26 requires further commitment from government

In one year’s time, the COP26 climate summit, sponsored by the UN and including a collection of over 30,000 delegates, will be coming to Glasgow. In 11 years, according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), we will have reached the point of no return in carbon emissions and our treatment of the planet. […]