Kings College London

Four Student Occupations Which Actually Won Their Demands

The Huffington Post UK | Ben Jackson | Posted 05.08.2014 | UK Universities & Education

You don't often hear about student protesters winning battles with uni bosses. Why? Put simply, because it hardly ever happens. Last month, two Birmin...

Student Flash Mob Tells the True Story of King's Job Cuts

Ben T. Jackson | Posted 25.06.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Ben T. Jackson

The vultures are circling at King's College London. Management have taken the controversial step to axe up to 120 staff in the College's health schools in August. The cuts come at a time of high student dissatisfaction and a plummeting reputation in national university rankings...

The STEM Skills Shortage Is Even More Apparent for Start-Ups

Mansoor Hamayun | Posted 24.06.2014 | UK Tech
Mansoor Hamayun

The work undertaken by STEM companies - both large and small - is extremely important, not just to our economic future, but to the development of our world. Only by ensuring an increased supply of high quality engineering talent will companies like ours be able to flourish.

Student Expelled From University 'For Failing To Prove She Was Depressed'

The Huffington Post UK | Indigo Ellis | Posted 15.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A former student at King's College London has claimed she was expelled for not being able to provide sufficient evidence she was depressed after falli...

Schools And Unis Do April Fools. This Is What Happened

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education

It's April 1, and everyone's keen to jump on the bandwagon (including us, of course). Some of them are utterly brilliant - King's College Cambridge ch...

15 Things Only KCL Students Will Understand

The Huffington Post UK | Indigo Ellis | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education

From the return of the sharing platter at Waterfront to the queues at Walkabout on a Wednesday, 15 of the things that only King's students will unders...

The Adult Onesie May Be Gruesome But It's Been Credited With Saving A Newborn Baby's Life

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A mother is crediting giving birth in her onesie for saving her baby’s life. In what is probably the first documented case of an adult onesie be...

Confession: I Miss My Mum

Olivia Denyer | Posted 22.12.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Olivia Denyer

So, whilst I was already very thankful for my mum - who has been therefore me through everything I can possibly remember - I feel like I appreciate her a little more now. And it makes me miss her, because, whilst she is only a phone call away if I need some moral support, I no longer have her around to help with those really little things in life.

The Social Mechanics of Freshers' Week

Olivia Denyer | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Olivia Denyer

Starting university is something that nobody can truly tell you about. It's an entirely different experience for everyone: some will travel across the world to attend their dream school, whereas some will pick one that's closer to home...

A Mind-Blowing Discovery About Varicose Veins

Mark S. Whiteley | Posted 02.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Mark S. Whiteley

We have always been taught that varicose veins are caused by the valves in the veins failing, allowing blood to fall the one wrong way down the vein... causing varicose veins and worse. If the problem is not corrected, blood clots, ankle swelling, skin damage and even leg ulcers can ensue. So why do these valves fail? And why do some people suffer with the condition and not others?

How Safe Is Your University?

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 06.08.2013 | UK Universities & Education

King's College London students have the highest risk of being victims of violent crime, burglary or robbery, while their Aberystwyth counterparts can ...

WATCH: Star Wars Elevator Prank

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.06.2013 | UK Comedy

The force is strong with pranksters The Jester Lads. The trio went to King's College London and had some fun with the students (and staff). Or rath...

Blog Of The Week: Jordan Ayres On 'Living Deliberately'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.06.2013 | UK Universities & Education

| Are you a student blogger? Fancy appearing in our Student Blog of the Week series? Click here to find out more | Introducing... Jordan Ayre...

Lucy Sherriff

'We Should Not Have To Constantly Reaffirm Our Distance From Terrorism'

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 24.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Muslim students have vented their frustration and anger over being "demonised" by the public and the media after two men, claiming to be Muslims, hack...

EDL 'Exploiting Concerns About Grooming Gangs To Fuel Islamophobia'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.03.2013 | UK

The English Defence League (EDL) is exploiting concerns surrounding sex-grooming gangs to fuel its anti-Islam agenda, a university report has said, wa...

Lucy Sherriff

EXCLUSIVE: University Asks Students To Take Part In Cocaine Study..

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 25.02.2013 | UK Universities & Education

A top university has asked its students to take part in a cocaine study - and they'll get paid to do so. The Huffington Post UK has seen the email ...

UK vs. USA - School Pride

Daniel M. Cooke | Posted 17.04.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Daniel M. Cooke

Hundreds of people shout mercilessly at a single outcast person until they have removed that particular item of clothing. It's almost as if the American student population aren't aware that people's choice of clothes do not necessarily match, through the random and arbitrary association of color, their actual views, opinions and sporting inclinations.

The Reality of Having a British Accent in California

Daniel M. Cooke | Posted 09.04.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Daniel M. Cooke

It has come to the point where I find myself yearning for conversation that doesn't begin with the phrase "Oh my god, do you have an accent?" or any of its equally obnoxious and evil counterparts. In the beginning, I admit, it was rather fun and for a while I even played up to it.

Top Universities To Offer Free Online Courses

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.12.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Leading universities are backing a new venture offering students free access to courses. Futurelearn, launched by the Open University, will bring t...

Keep Thinking and Change Britain: One Think Tank's Response to the Cuts

Olivia Haddow | Posted 11.02.2013 | UK Politics
Olivia Haddow

Thinking back to the student riots a couple of years back, you'd be forgiven for feeling like you'd had enough of students. Think again: not all of us are swinging from the Cenotaph to try and get our voices heard (what was it you were trying to say exactly, Charlie Gilmore?).

John Berger: Art and Property Now

Jamie Andrews | Posted 21.11.2012 | Home
Jamie Andrews

Two weeks ago, strange coded messages hummed along the wires between the Inigo Rooms, King's College London's new exhibition space in Somerset House, and the British Library in St Pancras.

Deforestation Up By 340% In Colombia New Tracking System Shows

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 20.06.2012 | UK

The first ever satellite system to monitor deforestation across Latin America in near-real time has revealed that in parts of Colombia, tree-felling h...

Jihadist Videos on University Facebook Page Demonstrate the Threat of Radicalisation

Rupert Sutton | Posted 19.04.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Rupert Sutton

In March this year, it was reported that a number of students and lecturers had come out in criticism of the Prevent counter-terrorism strategy, arguing that it was "open to discriminatory interpretations" and that it unfairly singled out the risk of Islamist extremism as a threat.

Bigger Doses Of Penicillin Needed For Today's Larger Children

PA | Posted 16.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Penicillin doses for children need to be reviewed to take account of the fact youngsters are getting heavier, experts have said. Dos...

Body Protects Itself From Cancer In The Same Way As Allergies, Says Study

PA | Posted 02.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Scientists have found the body protects itself from cancer in the same way it responds to allergies. According to the new research -...