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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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