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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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Money, marketing and dissatisfaction

Money, marketing and dissatisfaction

Monday 12 January 2015Student Journalists

Four fifths of university students feel that their degrees are not worth the money, a study conducted by student finance website Student Money Saver has found. This number is completely unacceptable, and one that reveals a big flaw in the way in which higher education and universities are seen and run, reports NUS Journalist Mariya Hussain.

Four fifths of university students feel that their degrees are not worth the money, a study...

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Many syllabi are unrelatable and irrelevant

Many syllabi are unrelatable and irrelevant

Wednesday 7 January 2015Student Journalists

In a country whose student population is diverse in cultures and histories, being taught a single strand of a subject from one viewpoint is isolating to many. In this increasingly globalised world, NUS Journalist Mariya Hussain asks, surely a broader more globalised curriculum is what will best prepare students for the future?

In a country whose student population is diverse in cultures and histories, being taught a single...

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