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Easy student meals from scratch

Easy student meals from scratch

Friday 5 October 2018Student Journalists

It was within five days of living in my first-year halls, before realising that I didn’t have a clue how to cook. I knew a couple of dishes that depended heavily on big jars of sauce – bolognese, pasta bake, curry, and my mother sent me with a folder of recipes from home, but I was struggling to find tasty, homemade meals that I could cook quickly and easily.

It was within five days of living in my first-year halls, before realising that I didn’t have a clue...

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A Freshers Guide to Sexual Health Services

A Freshers Guide to Sexual Health Services

Monday 1 October 2018Student Journalists

As freshers week approaches, new students up and down the country will be buying their new bed linen, poring over events timetables, and praying they really do know how to feed themselves. But – though you may not be discussing this bit with your parents – for many, many students freshers week also presents itself as an opportunity for sexual adventures. So alongside analysing the reading list, think about making a note of your new local sexual health services too.

As freshers week approaches, new students up and down the country will be buying their new bed...

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Is Oxbridge prestige in decline?

Is Oxbridge prestige in decline?

Monday 1 October 2018Student Journalists

For literally centuries, the allure of Oxbridge’s academic prestige has bewitched the brightest and most ambitious of students. It’s the place that precocious young children dream about attending, and teenagers willingly jump through intellectual hoops to attend. But in 2018, when diversity is key and more British universities exist than ever before, does Oxbridge find its prestige in decline?

For literally centuries, the allure of Oxbridge’s academic prestige has bewitched the brightest and...

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Students against tampon tax

Students against tampon tax

Monday 3 September 2018Student Journalists

This month Scotland announced that it would provide free sanitary products to all students at Scottish universities, an initiative it claims is a world first. With news like this, we see the fight against the tampon tax – the name given to the VAT which must currently be paid on all period products, as they are not currently classed as essential items by Westminster – now causing real change at a governmental level. Yet the fight to banish the tampon tax, and to make sanitary items accessible more generally, has long been growing in universities. Up and down the country students have been at the heart of the fight against the tampon tax. 

This month Scotland announced that it would provide free sanitary products to all students at...

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