University of London

You Know London's Too Expensive When It's Cheaper To Commute From Poland

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 28.09.2015 | UK Universities & Education

If we needed a sign that London is definitely too expensive for normal people to live in, this is it. A Goldsmiths student finds it more cost-effe...

Universities Ban Apple Watch

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 09.02.2015 | UK Tech

Smart watches including the not-yet-released Apple Watch have been banned from University of London exam halls. The full ban -- which affects all w...

Student Funding: We Must Demand More

Shelly Asquith | Posted 20.02.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Shelly Asquith

There are a number of ways the student funding system can be made more accessible and complementary of a model of free education. We need to keep grants and benefits in our demands and force the Government to act before another year of would-be graduates delay or avoid education altogether.

Anatomy and Ammunition: A Day in the Life of a Student Soldier

The Huffington Post UK | Isabella Smith | Posted 29.08.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Bryony, 23, is the Senior Under Officer of the University of London Officer Training Corps (part of the Army Reserve). She is studying for a BSc in sp...

University Votes To Shut Down Its Own Student Paper

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 10.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Europe's largest student paper is to be closed down by its own university, the University of London, over financial concerns, despite the funding need...

Why Is the University of London Welcoming a Hate Speaker?

Jonathan Hunter | Posted 15.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Jonathan Hunter

Apparently, the University of London think it appropriate to grant their facilities to such a dubious organisation. If Senate House cared to do more research, they would also find out that the event they are sanctioning celebrates a well-known Holocaust revisionist...

Students Vote To Save University of London Union In Face Of Closure

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 27.02.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Students in London have voted to save their student union after the university threatened to turn it into a management-run services centre in order to...

Don't Forget Where the Power Lies...

Jamie England | Posted 10.02.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Jamie England

I'm happy to see that students are showing the establishment who really possesses the power. It has been good to see the success of the Cops Off Campus demonstration taking place from London to Aberdeen today.

An Open Letter From Human Rights Students to the University of London

Janey Stephenson | Posted 09.02.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Janey Stephenson

We've just finished an MA in Human Rights from University College London and the recent news that the University of London have obtained a court order banning students from peacefully occupying space on campus has alarmed us... It seems contradictory to us that an Institution that has prepared us for a life as human rights practitioners has now curtailed the democratic rights of its students.

Police Brutality at Student Protests Proves London Students Need Their Union and Are Right To Tell Police to Get Off Their Campuses

Charlotte England | Posted 08.02.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Charlotte England

The University of London needs to start supporting its students and protecting their interests. However, the trajectory of events last week demonstrates that management are unwilling to do this. Until this changes we need our union to stay open, so that we can support each other and campaign to protect students' interests ourselves.

'Not Fit For Purpose'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 10.12.2013 | UK

Sweeping changes are needed to improve the treatment of laboratory animals at one of Britain's leading centres of medical research, a panel of experts...

Lucy Sherriff

41 Arrests Made In Two Days Over At Students' London Protests | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education

More than 40 arrests have been made in the past two days at student protests in London, with a video emerging of what appears to be a police officer p...

University 'Bans' Student Officials From Remembrance Day Service

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 29.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education

A university union has banned its student leaders from representing their peers at a Remembrance Day service - with the decision being slammed by an M...

Lucy Sherriff

Blurred Lines Banned | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 15.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education

London students are the latest to crack down on Robin Thicke's controversial Blurred Lines songs, which has been described as "disgusting" and "rapey"...

There's Ill A-Brewing..

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.09.2013 | UK Universities & Education

A university's plans to sell a set of rare Shakespeare plays to raise money for research have been condemned as an "act of stupidity", with fears the ...

University Bans Students From Protesting

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

The UK's largest university has banned students from protesting - and has threatened legal action if students do not comply. SEE ALSO: University ...

Protest as Student 'Chalker' Pleads Not Guilty

James Burley | Posted 05.08.2013 | UK Universities & Education
James Burley

A student supporting outsourced cleaners at the University of London yesterday pleaded not guilty to one count of criminal damage and two of assaulting a police officer, as protesters gathered outside the court to demonstrate.

Student Activism - Belfast, London and Beyond

Aisling Gallagher | Posted 01.07.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Aisling Gallagher

The next few weeks will be pivotal for the future of student activism within QUBSU, Belfast, ULU and London. We will not let them abolish our unions, nor will we let them sell our unions bit by bit to private companies, which may as well be the same thing.

University of London Union To Shut To 'Save Money'..

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 03.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Angry students at the University of London have vowed to fight an "illegitimate" decision to shut their student union made by university officials. ...

A Vote of No Confidence: An Open Letter to ULU

Joe Lennard | Posted 21.06.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Joe Lennard

The four-hour meeting left me drained, outraged and embarrassed. From start to finish it was an absolute farce. The meeting had barely started before Izaakson and her solicitor were questioning the very legitimacy of the meeting itself.

There's a Crisis at ULU

Ben T. Jackson | Posted 11.06.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Ben T. Jackson

For those who aren't ULU hacks like me, London Student is the largest independent student newspaper in Europe and serves the twenty-one constituent colleges of the University of London. However, this year, under current boss Jen Izaakson, the newspaper has failed to support anyone other than the editor herself in the form of a substantial paycheck.

Goldsmiths Student Awarded Distinction In 'Jurnalism' From Framing Company

Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.03.2013 | UK Universities & Education

A student who had spent a year writing, editing and proofreading as part of a masters degree in journalism was shocked when a plaque of her degree cer...

Was It Worth It? Iraq, 10 Years On

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.02.2013 | UK

Ten years on since the invasion of Iraq, the question still remains as to whether or not the war was worth it. The Huffington Post UK and Goldsmith...

Was It Worth It? Iraq 10 Years On

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.01.2013 | UK

Ten years on since the invasion of Iraq, the question still remains as to whether or not the war was worth it. The Huffington Post UK and Goldsmith...

University Remembrance Day Disgrace

Richard Pass | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Richard Pass

Daniel Cooper, as acting President of the University of London Union (ULU), has brought shame on himself and the 120 000 students he is supposed to represent by refusing to place a wreath on their behalf at a remembrance service in London last Sunday.