16 Struggles All Dissertation Students Can Relate To

After years of education, your final year at University includes the ultimate challenge – the dissertation. A dissertation is a true test of an individual’s knowledge of a given subject area. As the dissertation process lasts for the majority of the academic year, it is inevitable that a series of struggles and hard times are involved. In this article, we show the 16 struggles involved … Continue reading 16 Struggles All Dissertation Students Can Relate To

13 Things That Will Inevitably Happen During Freshers Week

Freshers Week is often renowned as being the most memorable week of your life. While this may be true in some cases, the reality is that you probably won’t remember much of it. Your University experience wouldn’t be the same without the initiation of Freshers Week. So, in this article we take a look at thirteen things that will certainly happen during Freshers Week!   … Continue reading 13 Things That Will Inevitably Happen During Freshers Week

Every Stage of Hosting a House Party… As Told By Gavin and Stacey

House parties form the basic foundation of student life… Over the course of your University experience, it is highly likely that you will encounter several house parties. Some will be memorable, some will be instantly forgettable, and others will be written in folklore! But while attending a house party is one thing, hosting the darn thing is a whole different ball game. So in this … Continue reading Every Stage of Hosting a House Party… As Told By Gavin and Stacey

Record High Number of Students Achieve First Class Degrees

Recent statistics have revealed that over a quarter of UK Students graduated with a First Class degree from their University, raising several questions. Critics have suggested it shows that University is getting easier, though with tuition fees rising hugely in recent years, others might surmise that students are working harder than ever before. Figures from the Higher Education Statistics Agency show that 26% of students … Continue reading Record High Number of Students Achieve First Class Degrees

Statistics Reveal Plagiarism and Cheating Levels at Aberdeen University

Statistics emanating from Freedom of Information requests have revealed that cheating during exams and plagiarism on coursework assignments is rife at the University of Aberdeen. The information released from the requests have revealed that 304 people have been caught plagiarising coursework in the last five years, with 49 cases of cheating during exams. While this may be surprising, it is also worth considering that this … Continue reading Statistics Reveal Plagiarism and Cheating Levels at Aberdeen University

Plans For New Library On Clifton Campus Announced

Exciting news is ahead for students at the University of Bristol – plans have been announced for a new state-of-the-art library on the main Clifton Campus. The library will redevelop the land currently hosting the Hawthorns – current location of student accommodation. The development is expected to cost around £80M, and is the latest exciting announcement from the University, following on from the news regarding … Continue reading Plans For New Library On Clifton Campus Announced

Editor’s View: ‘This is Nothing New’

So following an interesting study, we’ve uncovered some pretty damning statistics. Over £2.3M spent on library fines at just 67 institutions. When you stop and think about this, it really is unbelievable. We can try to ignore the fact that for 64 of these institutions, the figure didn’t even include other fines – such as those for lost or damaged resources. The worst culprit – … Continue reading Editor’s View: ‘This is Nothing New’

Library Fines: Why Student’s Are Disgruntled

University – the time of your life for many, yet the location where you rack up a huge debt too. A recent survey suggested that the majority of students felt courses didn’t offer good value for money. And this is just the start. Recently, news has centered around high-profile cases of vice-chancellors being paid extortionate amounts – while students are having to stump up huge … Continue reading Library Fines: Why Student’s Are Disgruntled

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The University Library Fines League Table 2017

INTRODUCTION Figures obtained by UniEel have revealed enormous spending on Library Fines across Universities in the United Kingdom. Utilising various sources, we have completed a study of over 60 institutions – looking at the income each received for overdue library items during the 2016-17 Academic Year. We’ve then taken the number of students at each institution, leaving us with a total fine spend per student … Continue reading The University Library Fines League Table 2017

18 Times Tracy Beaker Summed Up Your Life At University (Part Two)

All these years later, Tracy Beaker continues to impact our lives. While it is a long time since she graced our screens, she still managed to sum up our University experience. Thanks for joining for Part Two. Part One is available here. Let’s continue, read on! 10. When You and Your Best Friend have Different Opinions There will come a time when your friend starts … Continue reading 18 Times Tracy Beaker Summed Up Your Life At University (Part Two)

18 Times Tracy Beaker Summed Up Your Life At University

All millennial’s favourite show growing up was ‘The Story of Tracy Beaker’. Growing up was tough, but for thirty minutes once a week, we would rejoice as we caught up with Tracy and the gang. Throughout the five series, Tracy went from an unruly, adolescent lout to, err, well we enjoyed it anyway. Yet as unbelievable as it may seem, our life at University closely … Continue reading 18 Times Tracy Beaker Summed Up Your Life At University

10 Great Things About Being a Student in London

The years spent as a student often contribute towards the happiest years of your life. Regardless of where you study, you get a level of freedom you won’t get at any other stage in life. Moreover, you can enrich yourself by taking part in a range of events, whether sporting or social. And yet, the student life in London presents several more benefits than anywhere … Continue reading 10 Great Things About Being a Student in London

Academic Barred From KCL After Controversial Comments

Students at King’s College London (KCL) have barred an academic from a planned appearance and talk following controversial comments regarding transgender issues. Doctor Heather Brunskell-Evans was set to speak at KCL regarding the dangers of pornography. Yet, her comments emanating from a radio show led to her being barred from appearing at the University.     Dr. Brunskell-Evans was speaking on a radio show, when … Continue reading Academic Barred From KCL After Controversial Comments

Every Painful Stage Of Writing An Essay

Writing essays is a fundamental part of University, and overcoming the hurdles presented by such an assignment is key to eventually graduating from University. The process of writing an essay, from start to finish, usually resembles a similar cycle. While some sensible students set out a strong plan that they implement successfully, many student’s will unfortunately fall into the trap of thinking there is plenty … Continue reading Every Painful Stage Of Writing An Essay