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This is the most burgled uni city in the country
Students in the north had better watch out…
2 months without a shower? Students share their stories of nightmare landlords
We invited students to share their real life experiences of nightmare landlords. Here´s what we found out…
NUS Vice President Richard Brooks is 'helping organise' individuals to oust Malia Bouattia, Al Jazeera is reporting
The conversation was recorded by an undercover reporter.
House of Lords forces key amendment to Higher Education Bill
Universities will be barred from seeking profit and will remain autonomous bodes
Lights Café opens in Leeds University Union to combat winter depression
The café is open until January 19th.
London employers are opening their doors to disadvantaged pupils today
Companies including Barclays, Chelsea FC and Microsoft are getting involved.
Here's what Edinburgh students are really thinking about their new nap pods
Surprise – it´s not all that positive.
Strathclyde pro-life students protest after students´ association ban
USSA has banned pro-life students from forming an official society affiliated with the association
Glasgow University will no longer prevent indebted students from graduating
The university is changing its policy on non-tuition fee debts
Edinburgh University students vote in favour of nap pods
Edinburgh University students back the purchase of two nap pods for the library
Oxford alumnus sues university over 2:1
A graduate of the University of Oxford is suing the university for loss of earnings.
Catch Barrack Obama's origins with the new trailer for Netflix's Barry
Netflix-own film Barry could be exactly what America is in need of in this time of great political unrest.
Students "living in poverty as a result of expensive halls" at University of Aberdeen
According to a student-led campaign group.
The Higher Education Bill: What is it and what could it mean for you?
This Saturday the NUS and UCU are hosting a joint demonstration on the future of higher education in the UK.
Freetown Christiania, Part 3: What next?
Renowned for its hippie lifestyle and acceptance of ´soft drugs´, the neighbourhood is something of modern folklore. However, things now seem to be changing.
It's 10 days until the NUS and UCU joint demo on the future of university education
The National Union of Students has joined forces with the University and College Union to stage a demonstration in central London on November 19th.
Interview: Billy Bragg
Freshly back on British soil after a month of touring the US, Billy Bragg is preparing for the British leg of his Shine A Light tour with American singer-songwriter Joe Henry.
Freetown Christiania, Part 2: More than just a stoner's paradise
Exploring the depths of Christiania is a must. To get the most out of your trip, simply follow our advice.