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2019 UniEel University Rankings

Welcome to the 2019 edition of the UniEel University Rankings. Having taken a range of factors into consideration, we have produced a set of rankings which provides a useful overview of the strength of many Universities in the United Kingdom. The rankings are listed in table form below. You can also see the full rankings via a PDF document at the bottom of this page. … Continue reading 2019 UniEel University Rankings

Mental Health Statistics at UWE

The number of students accessing mental health services at the University of the West of England (UWE) has risen dramatically in recent years, recent statistics show. Over 2,000 students have sought help in each of the last three academic years. With around 27,000 students at the University, this means around 8% of all students have sought help. UWE is based in Bristol – which has come … Continue reading Mental Health Statistics at UWE

Mental Health Statistics for the University of Stirling

Over 600 students accessed counselling services at the University of Stirling in the 2016-17 academic year, it has been revealed. There are around 11,000 students at the University of Stirling, meaning that around 5% of all students at the University sought help. This figure is around average when compared to Universities in the United Kingdom. The statistics used in this article come courtesy of a Freedom … Continue reading Mental Health Statistics for the University of Stirling

What Happened to Enron?

The story of the Enron Corporation has become one of infamy, and the ultimate example of how fraudulent and corrupt business practices can ruin even the most powerful of organisations. Prior to their well-reported scandal, Enron had dominated the energy market in the US and afar, securing revenues of $101bn during 2000. Yet just a year later, Enron were filing for bankruptcy. In this article, … Continue reading What Happened to Enron?

Mental Health Statistics at the University of Nottingham

The number of students at the University of Nottingham who have been seeking help from the institution’s Counselling service has risen dramatically in the last few years. Recent statistics show that 2,245 students accessed Counselling services during the 2016-17 academic year. With around 32,000 students at the University, this means approximately 7% of all students have sought help. The statistics used in this article come courtesy … Continue reading Mental Health Statistics at the University of Nottingham

Over 2,000 University of Glasgow Students Access Counselling Services

Recent statistics show that over 2,000 students at the University of Glasgow accessed counselling and psychological services in the 2016-17 academic year, following years of gradual rises. With around 27,000 students at the University, this equates to around 8% of all students at the University seeking help. These statistics will be expanded upon in this article. The statistics used in this article come courtesy of … Continue reading Over 2,000 University of Glasgow Students Access Counselling Services

The Death Penalty Debate: Arguments For and Against Capital Punishment

The debate around the Death Penalty has been argued many times over, with the practice continuing to divide opinion. Many nations continue to employ the practice, while many oppose it, with many charitable organisations fighting against it. The death penalty is officially known as Capital Punishment. Capital Punishment is legal in many countries, while several others have outlawed it. In this article, we take a … Continue reading The Death Penalty Debate: Arguments For and Against Capital Punishment

Where Did People Who Turned down The University of Edinburgh End Up Going?

The University of Edinburgh is a world-class institution, set in a lively and bustling city. The University frequently attains high-ranking positions in academic league tables, and usually has a high student satisfaction rate. What isn’t there to like?! The UCAS system works in a way that means students must set a ‘firm’ and ‘insurance’ choice once they have received offers. Some opt to reject Edinburgh. … Continue reading Where Did People Who Turned down The University of Edinburgh End Up Going?

Mysterious Disappearances: Jim Thompson

Jim Thompson was an American man who had an eventful career in both the military and silk industries. His efforts in both made him well-renowned, with Time magazine suggesting Thompson ‘almost single-handedly’ saved Thailand’s silk industry from extinction. Yet in 1967, he went for a walk in Malaysia, only to never return. His mysterious disappearance has never been solved, leading to many theories regarding his … Continue reading Mysterious Disappearances: Jim Thompson

Mental Health Statistics at the University of Dundee

Recent statistics show that students at the University of Dundee have been accessing mental health services at the institution in increasing numbers. The most recent statistics, from the 2016-17 academic year, saw around 800 students accessing counselling service. With around 15,000 students at the University, this equates to around 5% of students accessing help. The statistics used in this article come courtesy of a Freedom of … Continue reading Mental Health Statistics at the University of Dundee

Animal Testing Statistics at De Montfort University Revealed

Statistics regarding the level of animal testing being conducted at De Montfort University have been released. In the last five years, 853 live animals have been used in experiments, which have been done under the banner of ‘medical research’. While the University isn’t engaging in animal testing on the levels that other institutions do, the figures have the potential to make some uneasy. Read on for … Continue reading Animal Testing Statistics at De Montfort University Revealed

How Did Bournemouth University Punish Students Caught With Drugs on Campus?

Most Universities seemingly enact rules against drugs, but in reality – what are the actual punishments that face students caught with drugs? There have been several cases where students have died after taking drugs – when their dealer is found, harsh sentences are normally (rightfully) applied. Therefore you would be forgiven for expecting those caught with drugs to face similar punishments. But, this isn’t seemingly … Continue reading How Did Bournemouth University Punish Students Caught With Drugs on Campus?

Plymouth University Conservative Group Suspended After T-Shirt Controversy

Plymouth University’s Conservative Society has been suspended after an embarrassing and hate-filled photo emerged of members. The photo purportedly shows members wearing T-shirts plastered with racist and anti-Semitic messages. The tweet below appears to sum up the general reaction pretty well.   #PlymUni… Plymouth University Conservative Society students on a night out… they may well have degrees in due couurse… but they don’t appear to … Continue reading Plymouth University Conservative Group Suspended After T-Shirt Controversy

10 Memes About Printers We Can All Relate To

In an age where technology is rampant, it beggars belief that we often still have to print assignments off. And what causes even more questions is the fact that printers seem to choose when they want to work. It is when we need them most, that they often fail us. So, for anyone who has been in a position of depending on a printer, only … Continue reading 10 Memes About Printers We Can All Relate To

What Happened to Silk Road?

Silk Road was the infamous marketplace that oversaw the sale of millions of illicit drugs on the dark web. Its operators subsequently amassed an enormous fortune. Yet their site wouldn’t last forever, with the FBI eventually able to shut the site down. Silk Road has since gained notoriety for being the dark web’s first online marketplace, and for being dramatised in the film ‘Deep Web’. … Continue reading What Happened to Silk Road?

The Story of Libby Zion

Libby Zion was a nineteen year-old girl whose death in 1984 had a profound effect on regulations pertaining to the medical world. Her death caused outrage, and was deemed to be largely due to overworked intern physicians, whose decision to prescribe a cocktail of medicines was seen as the main factor of Libby’s death. In the aftermath of the case, several changes were made to … Continue reading The Story of Libby Zion