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Jack Russell left exhausted after Cambridge University Students take him for too many walks

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As if the elite life of Cambridge students couldn’t be more ridiculous, they’ve now sacrificed man’s best friend to alleviate their own stress. Twiglet, an adorable Jack Russel terrier owned by senior member of college staff, has been left exhausted after students took him for too many walks. Twiglet was introduced by the mental health […]

Brexit campaign group, Leave.EU, found guilty of illegal spending

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Campaign group, Leave.EU have been fined £70,000 for illegal spending during the EU referendum campaign. The group failed to report £77,380 worth of campaign spending, taking them 10% over the legal spending limit. Chief Executive of Leave.EU, Liz Bilney, has been referred to the police following an investigation into the spending scandal. The group was […]

Does studying abroad really make you more employable?

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Images of study abroad as a semester of drinking, partying and travelling are really not that far from the truth. It’s an incredibly fun time filled with new people, places and half the responsibilities of home. However, it can be difficult to justify the hefty expense of studying abroad purely on the basis that it’s […]

Financial struggles are causing 45% of students to have mental health problems

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The stereotype of the struggling student scrounging for pennies down the side of the sofa might be a fun one, but for university goers across the UK, this is becoming an increasingly problematic reality. Research by the NUS found that rising tuition fees and expensive accommodation mean that 38% female and 33% male students have […]

Students are refusing to pay tuition until they are compensated for UCU strike action

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Masters students at the University of Manchester are refusing to pay their final instalment of tuition fees until they are compensated for the disruption they have experienced from UCU strikes. A Facebook group for participating Masters students has been created and already has over 110 members. The Facebook group, ‘Last Instalment Holding MA’ reads, “The […]

March For Our Lives: What It Is & Why It Matters

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This weekend protestors have taken to the streets all around the world in attempts to push the White House to tighten gun controls in America. The move came after the tragic high school shooting in Florida last month. Seventeen innocent civilians – including students and teachers – were killed, whilst several others were injured in […]

Facebook face the spotlight for abusing personal data usage.

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Mark Zuckerburg, CEO of Facebook has been summoned by Parliament to explain why consulting firm, Cambridge Analytica, have been using Facebookers’ data without permission. The scandal is said to have affected 50 million Facebook users, whose data was used inappropriately and not deleted by Cambridge Analytica when they were told to do so. Facebook have […]

Protesters have taken over Manchester Piccadilly Station

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Protesters have blocked the tracks at Manchester Piccadilly station in a statement of opposition to the Turkish government. Over 100 protestors lined the tracks causing major delays and disruption to trains and passengers. Lines from Leeds to Manchester airport were particularly affected after the protest began at around 1pm today. Several passengers were forced to […]

A rundown of our favourite celebs mums this Mothers’ Day!

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Happy Mothers’ Day one and all! To celebrate this extremely important occasion (if you forgot to send a card, give her a ring – quick!) we took a look at all the achievements of our top yummy mummies in the celebsphere. Who runs the world? Girls! Beyoncé What kind of read would this be if […]

Top tips to celebrate International Women’s Day in style!

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Ladies leave your man at home – today it’s all about us girls! The 8th March marks International Women’s day, so take this opportunity to show all the fabulous ladies in your life some serious lovin’. Here’s our five top tips to make the most of #InternationalWomen’sDay without breaking the bank. Let your girlies know […]