It has been common practice for a number of years for some countries to use unmanned aerial vehicles – better known as drones, in order to attack enemy combatants. Drones are remotely-controlled aircraft’s, normally armed with missiles or bombs. The United States are known for prominently using drone strikes, and have struck hundreds of targets in the likes of Pakistan and Yemen. While many have … Continue reading Overseas Drone Strikes: The Debate – Arguments Both For and Against
As you head to University, you will have to undertake the responsibility of supermarket shopping. Before University, a trip to a supermarket would usually be for snacks, as you sat back and let your parents do the work. Yet soon enough it is time to navigate the realms of the supermarket alone – and you quickly see what a scary world it is out there. … Continue reading 9 Struggles of Supermarket Shopping as a Student
In 1953, a mysterious aviation disappearance took place – with First Lieutenant Felix Moncla vanishing while attempting an interception. Moncla simply appeared to vanish after merging on the radar with the object he had been tracking. There has been no trace of Moncla ever since, with his aircraft’s fate too unknown. Inconsistencies in case reports have given rise to several questions regarding Moncla’s fate. This … Continue reading Mysterious Disappearances: Felix Moncla
The number of students accessing mental health services at the University of Edinburgh has been rapidly rising in the last few years, recent statistics show. In the 2016-17 academic year, a total of 3,713 students signed up to the service. With around 36,000 students at the University, this means just over 10% of all students have sought help. This is a high figure, which is … Continue reading Mental Health Statistics for the University of Edinburgh
The University of Exeter is a very popular institution which attracts thousands of high-calibre candidates, year upon year. However, for many students, they choose to turn down Exeter, and head elsewhere. With the UCAS system working in a way that means students set a ‘firm’ and ‘insurance’ choice after receiving offers, it means some Universities inevitably receive rejections. So for the University of Exeter – … Continue reading Students Who Rejected the University of Exeter: Where Did They End Up?
#5: PAN AMERICAN WORLD AIRWAYS Pan American World Airways, colloquially referred to as simply ‘Pan Am’, was an airliines that prior to its collapse was the largest in the United States. Pan Am were renowned for their innovation and subsequent contributions, which have helped shape the modern day aviation industry. Pan Am were one of the most iconic airlines around the world, but a series … Continue reading What Happened to Pan American World Airways?
Hundreds of students have been accessing Mental Health services at Heriot-Watt University, recent statistics show. In total, 457 students sought counselling help at the University in the 2016-17 academic year. With around 9,000 students at the institution, this means around 5% of all students have sought help. This is one of the lower figures seen in the United Kingdom – and the University appears to … Continue reading Hundreds of Students Accessing Mental Health Services at Heriot-Watt University
The University of Leicester tested on over 16,000 animals in 2017 alone, recent statistics show. A range of animals were used as part of these tests, which the University says it does for ‘biomedical research’. Moreover, the University stated it currently has no plans to halt animal testing on their premises. In this article, we take a look at the full breakdown of the statistics. … Continue reading The University of Leicester Tested on Over 16,000 Animals in 2017
The mysterious disappearance of the crew of MV Joyita is one of the most well-known and thought provoking disappearances in history. MV Joyita was a merchant vessel which was holding 25 people at the time of its disappearance. It was found adrift in the South Pacific with no one on board. While the ship was damaged, investigators concluded that the chances of the ship sinking … Continue reading MV Joyita: Information and Theories Behind The Unsolved Disappearance
Amazon has started to dominate many facets of our day-to-day lives. No longer is it simply an online store, now they have moved into other areas – such as music, TV, cloud storage and more. In an age where students are having to deal with record-high tuition fees and living costs, saving money wherever possible is crucial. One way you can get the maximum for … Continue reading The Student Guide to Amazon
In this article, we take a look at some various things that student’s wish they knew before starting University. We touch on food, friends, halls and so much more. University is a life-changing experience, and contains so many lessons – way more than anyone could possibly be prepared for! 1. Everyone is in the Same Boat While some people will appear to be cocky, … Continue reading 15 Things You Wished You Knew Before Starting University
A former University of Southampton lecturer and her husband have been arrested on suspicion of keeping a builder as a slave in their garden shed for four years. Pritpal Binning, 56 – who left her post as a Health Sciences lecturer at Southampton last year – along with her husband Palvinder Binning, 54, have been accused of forcing the man to work on their property. … Continue reading Former Southampton Uni Lecturer Arrested on Modern Slavery Charges
The practice of Euthanasia is a controversial topic, provoking strong opinions regarding the moral, ethical and legal issues surrounding the practice. Euthanasia is the practice of intentionally ending a life to relieve pain and suffering, and often applies to a terminally ill patient. While some suggest humans have a right to due and to die with dignity, others disagree, pointing to multiple factors to back … Continue reading The Euthanasia Debate: Arguments Both For and Against
Almost 2,700 students accessed counselling services at the University of Manchester in the 2017-18 academic year, it has been revealed. With around 40,000 students studying at Manchester, this means around 7% of all students have sought help. While this figure is lower than some other Universities, it is still a worrying amount. The statistics used in this article come courtesy of a Freedom of Information request. … Continue reading Mental Health Statistics for the University of Manchester