St. John’s College, Cambridge University, have been crowned as Champions of University Challenge. The team triumphed over Oxford University’s Merton College. The final swung back and forth, eventually ending in a St. John’s victory with a scoreline of 145 versus 100. Merton took the early lead, but St. John’s ultimately triumphed. The official Twitter account of St. John’s College was delighted with the victory – … Continue reading St. John’s College Cambridge Win University Challenge: The Best Reactions
The University of Cambridge have ‘chilled free speech through intervention’ on their campus, according to a recent report by Spiked Online. The recent report has cast doubt over the notion that a University campus is a location which allows students and staff to engage in free speech. The report suggests very few Universities in the United Kingdom actually actively promote freedom of speech on campus. … Continue reading University of Cambridge ‘Chills Free Speech’ on Campus, Study Says
A man employed as a researcher at the University of Birmingham has been sentenced to 32 years in prison – after being found guilty of countless offences which ‘ruined’ the lives of victims. Matthew Falder, 29, was a Cambridge graduate, but led a secret double life where he subjected 46 victims to hell. Over the course of his actions, he racked up a sickening 137 … Continue reading Paedophile Birmingham Uni Researcher Sentenced to 32 Years in Prison
Universities across the United Kingdom are set to be affected by strikes by staff members throughout February and March, following an ongoing row regarding pensions. Both the University of Oxford and University of Cambridge have seen staff vote to join the strike. This has caused concern for students – who would be impacted by the consequences of a strike. The reaction of staff is in response … Continue reading Staff at Both Oxford and Cambridge to Strike
The University of Cambridge has admitted that the institution is suffering from a ‘significant problem involving sexual misconduct’. This follows the announcement that 173 anonymous reports of serious allegations have been submitted to them. From May 2017, students and staff were able to report abuse via an online form. 173 reports were made, which revolved around sexual misconduct allegations. This is worrying news for the … Continue reading ‘Significant’ Sexual Misconduct Problem at the University of Cambridge
A review has placed the University of Cambridge in the top ten in Universities in the United Kingdom for the number of graduates being targeted by ‘top employers’. This comes as great news for students at Cambridge, who will take substantial confidence from this result – with it abundantly clear that top companies are interested in the graduates from this University! The review came from … Continue reading Cambridge Places 6th for Sought-After Graduates for Employers
The death of Cambridge academic Giulio Regeni has caused considerable controversy, with still very little known two years after his death. The most recent update is that the University of Cambridge – who in the past have been criticised for an apparent lack of urgency in investigating the case – have denounced what they refer to as a ‘campaign of denigration’ against one of its … Continue reading Update on Investigation into Giulio Regeni Death
A campaign is calling for students at the University of Cambridge to wear black on Friday 19th January in solidarity with survivors of sexual harassment. This event is associated with the ‘Time’s Up’ campaign. The event has been inspired by the recent Golden Globes awards, where several attendees wore black to raise awareness for the Time’s Up campaign. Oprah Winfrey secured widespread praise for her … Continue reading Campaign Calls for Cambridge Students to Wear All Black
An interesting study from University of Cambridge academics has found that mindfulness can help alleviate mental health problems at University. This news could see a continued spike in the popularity of mindfulness – the popular relaxation and mind-harnessing technique. This study also concluded that mindfulness is especially useful in exam season – one of the most strenuous and stressful times as a student. These findings … Continue reading Mindfulness Can Help Alleviate Mental Health Problems, Cambridge Academics Say
Figures obtained by UniEel have shown that University of Cambridge students spent heavily on library fines in the 2016-17 academic year. Students spent a total of £98,487.25! This figure is in the higher echelons of figures seen in the United Kingdom. To put this figure into perspective, this equates to a spend of approximately £4.92 per student! This figure purely relates to overdue items too – … Continue reading Revealed: How Much Did Cambridge Uni Students Spend on Library Fines?
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