Entries by Lucy Sherriff from 02/2013

Half Of Students Skip Meals And Starve Themselves To Save Money, Finds Survey (TIPS, ADVICE)

Posted 02.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Half of students go hungry in order to save money, with even more ignoring best before dates, research has found. Three in five admit to ignoring b...

Iraq 10 Years On: A Decade After War Was Declared, One Iraqi Student Explains Why It Was Worth It

Posted 02.06.2013 | UK Universities & Education

For many of today's students, Britain's declaration of war on Iraq is a moment in time which has already been consigned to history books. Many will...

A Degree Is No Longer Enough As Employers Expect Postgraduates, Warns Sutton Trust

Posted 02.06.2013 | UK Universities & Education

A degree may no longer be enough for graduates who want to stand out in the job market, according to new research. The number of people with postgr...

Edinburgh Student Union Gags The Student Paper In Legal Row

Posted 02.07.2013 | UK Universities & Education

A students' union has taken out a temporary injunction to gag its own paper and stifle criticism over a legal row involving one of its student officer...

Fashion Students At Camden Working Men's College Debut Made Of Money Collection

Posted 02.07.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Money talks - and walks - as fashion students at a London college proved when they debuted their collections on Wednesday. Students at the Camden W...

Does The Inanimate Carbon Rod's Bid For NUS President Show The Union's Irrelevance To Students?

Posted 02.11.2013 | UK Universities & Education

An inanimate carbon rod, made famous by The Simpsons, has raised questions about the relevance of the National Union of Students after it was nominate...

Student Confessions: Amazing Uni Pranks, Gym Flirting And Tesco Banter

Posted 02.11.2013 | UK Universities & Education

This week we've got students in shoe scuffles and a fair few incredibly time-consuming and, quite frankly, pointless pranks. Some of these aren't c...

32 Really Funny And Ridiculous Names Of People You Went To School With

Posted 02.11.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Did you ever get embarrassed because the supply teacher taking the register called you Alan instead of Alana? Or Cyan instead of Sian? Well just co...

Leeds University Union Hiker Graham Connell Dies After 'Night In Hell' On Scottish Highlands

Posted 02.12.2013 | UK Universities & Education

UPDATE: The hiker has been named by police as Graham Connell, 31, from Castleford, West Yorkshire. A member of a university hiking society has died...

Nottingham University Conservative Association's Rape Victim Debate Slammed By Students

Posted 02.12.2013 | UK Universities & Education

A group of Tory students who held a debate asking whether women who dress provocatively are more likely to be victims of sexual assault has been slamm...

Exeter University's Safer Sex Ball 'Cancelled After Students CCTV Sex Video'

Posted 02.13.2013 | UK Universities & Education

An Exeter University ball, which has been running for more than two decades, has been cancelled after two students were caught on CCTV engaged in a se...

Jeremy Paxman 'Savages' University Challenge Student Tom Tyszczuk Smith

Posted 02.13.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Famous for piling the pressure on politicians, Jeremy Paxman has now turned his attention to shy students, reducing one to a quivering wreck after a "...

Students Lose GCSE English Exam Grading Challenge At High Court

Posted 02.13.2013 | UK Universities & Education

An alliance of hundreds of pupils, schools, local councils and unions has lost a High Court challenge to overturn GCSE English exam grades. The all...

Student Beans Offers Of The Week: Thailand Holiday, Converse And Las Iguanas Discounts

Posted 02.13.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Here are this week's student offers from StudentBeans, exclusive to HuffPost UK Students: Free Simple Facial Wipes Get yours now 40% Off ...

Ofsted: PE Lessons Slammed By Ofsted For Too Much Talk, Too Little Sport

Posted 02.14.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Many PE lessons are failing to improve pupils' fitness, while not enough youngsters are playing competitive sport to a high level, inspectors warned o...

Students To Storm London Fashion Week In FAD Fashion Scout Competition (PICTURES)

Posted 02.14.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Students are set to storm London Fashion Week on Tuesday as the creme de la creme of the budding fashion designer world show off their cutting edge co...

Cardiff University Ranks Worst In UK For Student Sexual Health Services

Posted 02.14.2013 | UK Universities & Education

When it comes to sexual health, Cardiff students can expect the worst from their university, according to a new report. Cardiff University came las...

Staffordshire County Council Removes Beef From School Menus Over Horse Meat Fears

Posted 02.14.2013 | UK Universities & Education

A council has removed beef from its school menus as a "precautionary measure" in light of the horse meat scandal. Despite insisting there was no pr...

Student Damien Shannon Takes Oxford University To Court In Finances Dispute

Posted 02.15.2013 | UK Universities & Education

A would-be university student is taking an Oxford college to court alleging that it turned him down for a place on financial grounds because he could ...

Edinburgh Student Flashmob Dances Harlem Shake - Is It The New Gangnam Style? (VIDEO)

Posted 02.15.2013 | UK Universities & Education

It seems Gangnam Style has finally been resigned to the "it's so last year" pile as a group of students show the Harlem Shake is the new dance move in...

Horse Meat Found In Lancashire Schools' Cottage Pie Lunches

Posted 02.15.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Horse meat has been found in cottage pies which were delivered to 47 schools in Lancashire, it has emerged. The horse DNA was discovered after test...

Student Joseph Burke-Monerville Shot And Killed In Clapton 'Random Attack'

Posted 02.18.2013 | UK Universities & Education

A teenage university student who died after he was gunned down in an apparently random attack was described as a young man whose "smile will charm the...

University Funding Changes Will Cost Government £7bn, Says Think Tank

Posted 02.18.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Changes to the way universities are funded will result in economic costs six times higher than any Government savings, new figures suggest. The Tre...

Oxford University Apologies To Student Damien Shannon In 'Poor Discrimination' Case

Posted 02.18.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Oxford University has apologised to the student who is accusing the institution of "discriminates against the poor" after claiming other universities ...

Student Paedophile Connor Jones Jailed For Hundreds Of Child Pornography Images

Posted 02.18.2013 | UK Universities & Education

A student has been jailed for possessing and distributing hundreds of images of child pornography, with some falling into the worst and most depraved ...