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Greater support needed for disadvantaged students in further education

Greater support needed for disadvantaged students in further education

Wednesday 28 January 2015Student Journalists

The scrapping of the Educational Maintenance Allowance (EMA) left many students having to work whilst studying or miss out on access to resources, negatively impacting their education, and has even deterred some from even entering into further education, by NUS Journalist Mariya Hussain.

The scrapping of the Educational Maintenance Allowance (EMA) left many students having to work...

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New government proposal stifles free speech and academic freedom

New government proposal stifles free speech and academic freedom

Monday 19 January 2015Student Journalists

University is a place where ideas are discussed, debate heard and concepts criticised, comments NUS Journalist Mariya Hussain. It is a place of education that allows for the expansion of the mind by making full use of the right to freedom of speech. However the new Counter-Terrorism and Security Bill currently being considered by Parliament would curtail and stifle that freedom, and have a “seriously inhibiting effect on bona fide academic debate in universities”.

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Shocking statistics from the University of Dakota

Shocking statistics from the University of Dakota

Monday 19 January 2015Student Journalists

A recent survey, conducted by the University of Dakota, found that a third of ‘university aged’ men admitted they would rape a woman “if they could get away with it”. This statistic sends shivers down my spine, reports NUS Journalist Emma Jacobs. There I was thinking that 2014 was the year of the women...

A recent survey, conducted by the University of Dakota, found that a third of ‘university aged’ men...

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Tragedy of transgender teen

Tragedy of transgender teen

Monday 12 January 2015Student Journalists

'My death needs to mean something...' These sentiments are not the words of a black power protester, nor a suffragette. This statement is one of many powerful cries from the heart within Leelah (born Josh) Alcorn’s Tumblr suicide note. NUS Journalist Emma Jacobs examines the lack of support available to transgender students.

'My death needs to mean something...' These sentiments are not the words of a black power...

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