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“Escaped” animals at German zoo never left their enclosures

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Vicious storms in Germany resulted in an unlikely consequence this week; the alleged escape of two lions, two tigers and a jaguar. Unused to a life in the wild, experts were uncertain of how the felines might react and encouraged the public to remain inside. However, after hours of searching a remarkable discovery was made. […]

Cheapest places in the world to buy a pint this summer

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It’s summer, wahey! That means one thing, and one thing only – PINTS PINTS PINTS. Whether it’s cracking a cold one in the back garden or heading to your local for a post-exams bevvy, beer is the word on everyone’s lips. But why limit yourself to the constraints of your domestic city? Why not venture […]

Bristol University faces crisis as suicide rates increase over exam period.

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Your summer term at university is always bittersweet. The nostalgia of finishing another year combined with the stress that final exams cause can be hard to deal with. Unfortunately, at Bristol University students are struggling with more than just the pressure of revision. Over Bristol University’s most recent 3-week study period, there have been three […]

Everything you can do to make it as a post-grad

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Talking about graduation can feel as taboo as daring to mention ‘he who shall not be named’. Unlike Voldemort, however, graduation is an exciting time filled with opportunity and freedom, not death eaters and murderous rampages. Hooray! Before G-Day arrives there’s so much to prepare for that you probably haven’t had a chance to stop […]

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 […]