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Unconditional Offers

Unconditional Offers

Thursday 16 August 2018Student Journalists

Just before I started university I wrote a precocious article for Guardian Students defending the increase in unconditional offers, from the perspective of a student who had very happily received one. I lauded the way they released some of the stress surrounding A Level revision and exams, as well as the extra time they allowed for sorting out that big move away from home. But four years later, having just graduated from my degree, I’m less sure that unconditional offers benefit students as much as they do universities.

Just before I started university I wrote a precocious article for Guardian Students defending the...

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How to support an artist for free

How to support an artist for free

Wednesday 20 June 2018Student Journalists

If you’re anything like me, you’ll often find yourself staring longingly at the Etsy store or Kickstarter project of a small artist and wishing you were able to financially support them. You love their work, you’ve been following them on social media for what feels like forever, but there’s no way you can afford the cost of independently manufactured merchandise, as beautiful as it is.

If you’re anything like me, you’ll often find yourself staring longingly at the Etsy store or...

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Free your life of food waste

Free your life of food waste

Wednesday 20 June 2018Student Journalists

The urge to go waste-free – or at least significantly reduce our individual waste – has now gone mainstream. Everyone has a bamboo toothbrush or a trendy reusable water bottle, coffee shops are encouraging us to ditch paper cups, and more and more of us are saying no to plastic straws. Food waste is harder to combat though; there isn’t a handy gadget you can buy, and the food we eat is often precious, something that we don’t want to sacrifice or change. But even as students, with a lifestyle that is often far from focused on the long term, there’s still lots we can do to cut our food waste.

The urge to go waste-free – or at least significantly reduce our individual waste – has now gone...

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