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The end of long and unpaid internships? Easier said than done.

The end of long and unpaid internships? Easier said than done.

Thursday 4 May 2017Student journalists

In its ‘Mobility Manifesto’ published today, the Sutton Trust has pledged to campaign for more equitable and fair employment practices for students and young people, in the aim of widening access. This includes banning unpaid internships that extend over four weeks and making sure that they are “publicly advertised and awarded on merit”.

In its ‘Mobility Manifesto’ published today, the Sutton Trust has pledged to campaign...

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Reclaim The Night: Women United, Will Never Be Defeated

Reclaim The Night: Women United, Will Never Be Defeated

Wednesday 12 April 2017Student journalists

This time last month I stewarded Reclaim the Night in Cambridge, one of the many national rallies against street violence and sexual harassment against women. This time last year I presented a paper on sexual harassment and assault in British institutions of higher education, which I had co-authored with a fellow member of my University’s student-run political think tank. This time two years ago, a survey conducted by my university’s Women’s Campaign and student newspaper revealed that 28.5 per cent of respondents had been sexually assaulted and a further 3 per cent being subjected to assault by penetration.

This time last month I stewarded Reclaim the Night in Cambridge, one of the many national rallies...

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I only had one week to revise this holiday. Here’s how I survived.

I only had one week to revise this holiday. Here’s how I survived.

Wednesday 12 April 2017Student journalists

According to the latest report by The Economist, new data from the UK Household Longitudinal Study, which has tracked the ups and downs of 40,000 households since 2009, suggests that the Easter holidays are “the most miserable time of the year” for English schoolchildren.

According to the latest report by The Economist, new data from the UK Household Longitudinal...

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