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Hipster Uni: Are students heading to universities because they’re cool?

Elizabeth Whittingham
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UCAS recently revealed that more young people than ever before are applying to university- with a whopping 37.4 per cent of all 18 year olds in England now in higher education. The report also pointed to increases in Scotland and Northern Ireland, suggesting that the popularity of university is a wide spread phenomenon all across […]

First years: Do you need to work now?

The Social Media Generation and Loneliness: My Perspective

Elizabeth Whittingham
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A study revealed last week that the post millennial generation, consisting of 18-22 year olds, are actually the loneliest generation to date, with the main crux of the report pointing to the influence of social media’s role in plunging young people into lonely and even depressive thoughts and states of mind. Is social media really […]

The Social Media Generation and Loneliness: A Chat with my Mum

Universities, is it time to ditch the predicted grade system?

Elizabeth Whittingham
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A recent study has revealed this week that a minuscule 16 per cent of pupils actually achieve the university grades predicted for them by their teachers, research also shows that around 73 per cent of 1.3 million pupils were handed intentionally inflated grades by their teachers in order to get them onto the conditional offers […]

Generation Snowflake: Why do ‘The Sun’ hate young people so much?