We Need to Talk About the 2:1

Gemma Joyce | Posted 26.07.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Gemma Joyce

"A 2:1 is all you need" is a phrase I've probably heard a thousand times at uni and is almost certainly something I comforted myself with when the occasional essay came back with a tear-inducing grade. I wouldn't be surprised if many students have it printed in flowery calligraphy and pinned above their desks. Unfortunately though, there's a problem with the 2:1 that needs to be addressed.

On Turning 21

Charlotte Ballantyne | Posted 28.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Charlotte Ballantyne

Getting older is also really funny, because when I was a teenager I liked the feeling of being one, of being a youth. Yet now that I'm a little older, I'd never want to go back to being that age.

Is a 2:1 the 'Golden Ticket' to Success?

Samantha Booth | Posted 04.11.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Samantha Booth

"What businesses tell us is that they don't trust qualifications as a whole. Of a survey of 6,000 businesses, only 45% said they were very or fairly confident of taking on a graduate."... "A lot of people have degrees now but if they got below a 2:1, I would be looking for the reasons why."

Adele Hits The 10 Million Mark

PA | Posted 28.11.2012 | UK Entertainment

Adele's album '21' has sold more than 10 million copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The album reached the milestone last week, less than two y...

Adele Gives Birth - But Is It A Boy Or A Girl?

WENN | Posted 21.10.2012 | Home

British soul sensation Adele has given birth to a baby boy, according to reports. The Rolling in the Deep hitmaker and her boyfriend, Simon Konecki...

Just One Week Away From Prince's Record

WENN | Posted 07.03.2012 | UK Entertainment

Adele continues to reign supreme at the top of the US album charts - her 21 has added a 23rd week to its haul. If she manages another week at numbe...

Adele's '21': A Chart Phenomenon

Susana Novo Vázquez | Posted 24.04.2012 | UK Entertainment
Susana Novo Vázquez

t's been more than a year since Adele released her second album, 21, in the UK, but he run seems unstoppable. In the past couple of weeks, she won six Grammy Awards, the highest amount by a female in one ceremony (tied up with Beyoncé).

Adele Overtakes Amy Winehouse Album Chart Record

PA | Posted 05.12.2011 | UK Entertainment

Adele's chart-topping release 21 has become the biggest-selling album of the century. The singer - recovering from an operation to save her voice -...

ON ... Contracting Onset 21 Year old Daughter (or son) Syndrome.

Martin Treanor | Posted 19.10.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Martin Treanor

Now I've always considered myself a funky kinda chappie, not exactly mutton dressed as lamb, but I feel myself young for my age - casting derisory gla...