All posts tagged higher education


PSHE Education: Is it time schools made mental health awareness a compulsory part of the curriculum?

At university mental health awareness is paramount. Last year, the annual Student Experience survey revealed that ‘87% of first year students find it difficult to cope with social or academic […]

Brittish Prime Minister Theresa May speaks during an international conference on Somalia at the Lancaster House in London on May 11, 2017. (DOD photo by U.S. Staff Sgt. Jette Carr)

Tories, Tactics, and Tuition Fees

I was listening to The News Quiz on BBC Radio 4, because I am just that cool, and one of the panellists was asked about Labour’s new policy on animal […]


There Is Power In A Union: Support the UCU Strikes!

It’s been coming for some time, but after reading week it will kick in. UCU have voted to go on strike, and many of us will be losing out on […]

End the boycott of the National Student Survey!

This week, I spoke for the motion to end the boycott of the National Student Survey, or NSS. Here’s why I believe that student council was completely right to vote for the motion. The argument for boycott is as so: the data will […]


Simon Jenkins is Completely Wrong About Higher Education In A Move That Did Not Surprise Me At All.

This week, I want to deal with Simon Jenkins’ fresh out the oven hot take on education. Not only is it wrongheaded, it flies in the face of the spirit […]

Fear and Loathing in the Home Office

A couple of years ago, students at Royal Holloway got incredibly angry. Firstly, they had to live in Egham for three whole years. But even more importantly, they were angry […]


Teachers are forced to zip their lips about their low pay, gender wage gap, and insecure work…

Studying for a degree, of course, relies on two parties: the students and their teachers. Without the student, there is no need for the teacher – and vice versa. The […]