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Options for breakfast under £2 and lunch under £3 have been launched The Students’ Union at University College London (UCL) has introduced new “super-low cost breakfast and lunchtime meals” amid the cost of living crisis.
Dragon Taxi to renew its Safe Taxi Scheme with Cardiff Uni and Cardiff Met
The Safe Taxi Scheme helps students from the associated universities get a lift back to their halls or student residence after a night out at no fare. Every day between 10PM to 6AM, students from the participating universities can book a taxi journey worth up to £20 and pay via …
Two-thirds of security staff to strike over pay and union rights in two weeks
They are demanding to to be paid the same amount guards were 20 years ago
These lyrics from Taylor Swift's Midnights were practically written for London students
‘Ask me what I’ve learned from all those years, ask me what I’ve learned from all those tears’
UCL launches Gender Expression Fund to support trans and non-binary students
Up to £100 is available for gender-affirming products and travel costs to procedures and therapy
These are the most underrated pubs in Cardiff that you just can't miss
If you’re a university student, you’ll know that the year ahead will bring with it a whole lot of new experiences, many of which will probably include alcohol. Whether you’re into having chilled drinks with your friends or fully sending it on a karaoke mic, Cardiff certainly has a pub …
I downloaded Egham Tinder for the first time for Valentine’s day, and it was awful
A fun, reactive piece I did for Valentines day that got a lot of engagement.
'I'll start cracking your glass jaws,' Anthony Joshua tells group of Loughborough students
The boxer burst into the flat after the students mocked him from their window Anthony Joshua has been caught on film threatening to crack students’ jaws in a halls of residence at Loughborough University. The shocking footage shows the two-time former unified world heavyweight champion threatening the students in their …
Newnham to Westminster: an exhibition highlighting political pioneers
In celebration of Newnham College’s 150th anniversary, students of Newnham Politics and Debating Society (NPDS) have developed a pop-up exhibition titled ‘From Newnham to Westminster’. The exhibition showcases a number of Newnham College alumnae who have held elected positions within the UK Parliament.
Do you regret coming to Cambridge?
Today thousands of students will be finding out whether they have an offer to study at Cambridge – a stomach-churning experience current students are sure to remember. I was over the moon when I received that email, and didn’t question accepting it for a moment. Looking back now I have …
Manchester dad who lost 17-year-old daughter to suicide raises over £800,000 for charity
A dad from Manchester, who tragically lost his 17-year-old daughter to suicide, has urged the Prime Minister to prioritise mental health education in schools.
Covid restrictions to be eased in Wales from January 15th
The government has outlined a two-week roadmap for the nation First Minister Mark Drakeford has announced a return to Alert Level Zero which allows for minimal coronavirus restrictions. This is set to be carried out over the next two weeks. The First Minister has announced a four-stage process to ease …
Meet the Liverpool students running side hustles alongside their studies
It’s lockdown, and gone are the days when you could just pick up some extra shifts in the pub to help make ends meet. Many students have taken matters into their own hands, and have set up side hustles alongside their uni studies. Looking on the bright side, with struggle …
‘I’m going to a festival this weekend’: New Zealand students on life without lockdown
Festivals, beaches, partying, and drinking – a utopian reality for many Brits or just a flight away to New Zealand? Thousands of New Zealanders gathered for a music concert last weekend, living the fantasy those of us in the UK are dreaming of. I spoke to several New Zealanders about …
Coventry University announces students can get an 80 per cent refund on uni halls
CUSU is requesting for this to be increased Coventry University have confirmed that students who cannot return to university owned accommodation due to lockdown Covid-19 restrictions will be able to request an 80 per cent rebate. CUSU have since released a statement calling for this to be increased to 100 …
Alcohol banned in pubs, restaurants, and cafés in Wales as of Friday
First Minister, Mark Drakeford, has announced firm new rules for the hospitality industry in the lead up to Christmas. Speaking at the Welsh Government’s briefing on Monday afternoon, he said that pubs, restaurants, and cafés in Wales will be banned from selling alcohol at any time of day, and will …
It’s true: Gavin and Stacey will return for more episodes ‘one day’
The BBC has confirmed that Gavin and Stacey will return to our screens ‘one day’ for more episodes, following the success of their 2019 Christmas special. As a sitcom cherished by Brits of all ages, it is no surprise that Gavin and Stacey co-writers and co-stars, Ruth Jones, and James …
Coventry set for Tier 3 restrictions next week: Here’s how it affects students
Coventry has been announced among the areas entering Tier 3 once lockdown ends on the 2nd of December. The announcement was made this morning by the government and places Coventry under the most severe ‘high alert’ restrictions. Under Tier 3 rules, indoor entertainment including sporting events and theatres will remain …
‘Black Lives Matter c***s’: Coventry students racially abused outside Code accommodation
Coventry students were subjected to racial abuse last weekend as a white man shouted “Black Lives Matter c***s” at them as they were getting a taxi at 11:30 on Fairfax Street outside CODE accommodation. A video was filmed by the students from inside the taxi. The video, which can be …
Cov Uni working with police and threatening expulsion after massive halls party
Coventry University has threatened expulsion and confirmed they are working with police to review CCTV footage and to find out whether the Arundel House halls party was planned. The news was confirmed in an email sent by Professor Guy Daly, the Vice Chancellor of Coventry University. The email reads: “We …
Three men were shot on Far Gosford Street last night
They have all been taken to hospital for treatment A police investigation began this morning following a shooting in Far Gosford Street last night. Emergency services were called to the area around 10pm yesterday with two men suffering ‘serious injuries’ as the police branded the incident ‘outrageous violence’. A third …
In case you didn’t know, Roll Safe is actually a Cov Uni graduate
All the deets on our most notable alumni For everyone who doesn’t know, Roll Safe (you know, the guy from the iconic meme) aka Kayode Ewumi, is actually a Coventry University graduate. He graduated in 2015 with a first-class honours in drama. He is obviously our most notable alumni, so …
Dear white people: We really hate the term BAME, so stop using it
I do not identify as BAME, none of my friends refer to themselves as BAME, so why use the term? With the recent rise of Black Lives Matter protests, many have started to question the use of the term BAME.
‘The neighbours from hell’: Furious residents slam uni over deafening demolition
Furious residents have lashed out at the University of Sheffield over the “deafening” demolition of the £65m Social Sciences building. Families living just 20 metres away said that the uni has been an “awful” neighbour and proved themselves to “not care” about local residents over the building, which builders have …
‘It’s offensive’: White girls are simulating Asian eye shapes in a new Instagram trend
The “fox eye” makeup challenge is one of the latest Instagram trends made big by white influencers on the app. It’s been popularised by well known names on Instagram with celebrities like Kendall Jenner, Megan Fox, and Bella Hadid all unknowingly taking part in this trend.
Sexual harassment in Lancaster nightclubs at forefront of student backlash
Sexual harassment in Lancaster nightclubs has been at the forefront of student backlash recently. The first post appeared on Lancfessions, the anonymous confessions Facebook group, on February 23rd and has catalysed a student discussion about sexual harassment in Lancaster’s nightclubs. Article cited by Lancaster Survivors.
10 films LGBTQ+ Lancs students are recommending this Pride Month
Pride Month is all about celebration. It’s the celebration of queer history, queer people and queer progress. Seeing as Pride marches have been cancelled during national lockdown, we wanted to help people take part in Pride Month as best they could.