University of Warwick

'Out Of Touch' Warwick University Students Want To Abolish The Monarchy

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 20.03.2017 | UK Universities & Education

“Out of touch” student representatives at Warwick University have been criticised after they tabled a motion to abolish the monarchy. According t...

Eric Monkman Sparks University Challenge 'Bromance' With Paxman With Amazing Answer

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 14.03.2017 | UK Universities & Education

It’s hardly news that Roy Cropper lookalike Eric Monkman has earned himself thousands of fans as the overly-enthusiastic team captain of Wolfson Col...

University Challenge Fan Favourite Eliminated In Epic Monkman V Rudd Showdown

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 14.03.2017 | UK Universities & Education

It was a battle of the fan favourites on University Challenge last night as Sophie Rudd - who gave one of the best quiz show answers of all time - too...

Uni Leaders' 'Outrageous' Pay Packets Lead Union Bosses To Demand Government Action

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 23.02.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Furious union bosses have called for government action after it emerged that university leaders now earn on average more than £277,000 a year. Resea...

No-One Can Get Over This Contestant's Amazing Answer On University Challenge

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 21.02.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Some University Challenge contestants steal our hearts from the second they appear on screen - Bobby Seagull and Eric Monkman had barely answered a qu...

Oxford University Just Denied It's About To Break A 700-Year Tradition Over Brexit

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 20.02.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Oxford University has denied claims that it is about open a campus in Paris to counter the impact of Britain leaving the EU. It had been reported tha...

You Can Help NASA Find The Mysterious Ninth Planet In Our Solar System

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 16.02.2017 | UK Tech

In the depths of our solar system lies a ninth planet ten times the size of Earth – or so goes the theory. Now astronomers at Arizona State Universi...

This Mysterious Pulsar Is The Size Of Earth But 200,000 Times Heavier

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 08.02.2017 | UK Tech

It’s not often that scientists discover something that has never been seen before, so when it does happen it’s a rather special event. Well scient...

Warwick Rowers Strip Off Outside Of Westminster To Send Important Message To Trump

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 16.12.2016 | UK Universities & Education

With seven years of naked charity calendars under their belts, the Warwick rowers have plenty of experience stripping off for a good cause. But the b...

Warwick Rowers Strip Off To Fight LGBT+ Hate Crime After Brexit Vote

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 16.11.2016 | UK Universities & Education

The Warwick rowers are back this year with their annual naked calendar and it might just be the best one yet. The 2017 edition sees the athletic lads...

Warwick Uni Rowers Want To Boost Girls' Body Confidence With Latest Naked Calendar

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 04.11.2016 | UK Universities & Education

The Warwick University women rowers are back with their annual naked charity calendar and it is amazing. Not only have the girls stripped off to rais...

'Racist' Swan Only Attacks Foreign Students

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A swan nesting at a university has been accused of attacking students from ethnic minorities. Warwick University has had to erect a fence around a ...

Miley Cyrus More Offensive Than Page 3?

Lorayn Brown | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Lorayn Brown

The point people keep missing with regards to Miley's somewhat tasteless performance at the VMA awards and inwardly (and outwardly!) cringe with cries of "Think of the children!" is the context in which she performed these antics.

No More Page 3 at Warwick Campus!

Lorayn Brown | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Lorayn Brown

SUs around the country have been voting to remove The Sun from their campuses, and have been successful. For us at Warwick though, it's a bit tougher. We do not own or manage the store selling the newspaper. Therefore we can't just make a vote and stop. Unfazed by this, we at NMP3W believe that this is something we can, and must, achieve. We do not want this 'institution' to continue on our grounds.

The University of Warwick vs. the United States of America: a Democratic Showdown.

Samuel Walker | Posted 10.12.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Samuel Walker

Initially, there may seem to be few similarities between the University of Warwick and the USA, apart from: a. I've been to both, and b. they're both inexplicably fond of large financial corporations...

Musician Of The Week: Lewis Smith And His 'Hauntingly Beautiful Rootsy Old Folk'

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 20.09.2013 | UK Universities & Education

| Are you a student musician or in a student band? Fancy appearing in our Student Musician of the Week series? Click here to find out more | Name: ...

Student Volunteering Week 2013

Courtney Giles | Posted 12.04.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Courtney Giles

I really like the quote that appears when you first log on to the student volunteering week website: 'We don't wish things were better. We make it better'. This phrase sums up for me what I think volunteering is about making a difference and taking things into your own hands.

I'm a Feminist and I Support Warwick Women's Rowing Naked Calendar

Rebecca Myers | Posted 20.02.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Rebecca Myers

For those of you who don't know me, I am best defined as a Feminist on the Rampage. Out to root out sexism in every corner of the planet I find it, woman-on-a-mission style. But I fully, wholeheartedly support the Women's Naked calendar. Let me tell you why.

Scientists Replace Fat In Chocolate With Fruit Juice

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 14.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle

It may not make chocolate one of your five a day –- but scientists have found a way to replace up to 50% of its fat content with fruit juice. As ...

Caught Between an Internship and a Hard Place

Joshua Funnell | Posted 10.08.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Joshua Funnell

"There comes a time in life when you have a choose between two sets of principles; power and privilege, or justice and truth" - Chris Hedges Increasi...

PHOTOS: Scientists Picture 'Olympic Molecule' To Honour London 2012

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 28.05.2012 | UK Tech

Official Olympic branding is so ubiquitous it seems as if every possible product - from phones to TVs - has a London 2012 counterpart. Now you can ...

Want To Make The Perfect Sandwich? Hope You're Good At Maths...

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 08.06.2012 | UK

A physicist has teamed up with a bakery to create the first ever formula for making the ultimate sandwich – with no sogginess. It just looks lik...

White Dwarf Stars Consume Earth-Like Exoplanets: PICTURES

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 03.05.2012 | UK Tech

Four white dwarfs have been spotted with the disintegrated remains of Earth-like exoplanets. The stars appear to have consumed the exoplanets, whi...

Happiness Begins At 45, Says Study

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 14.03.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Dispelling the myth that we get grumpier as we get older, a new study has found the opposite is true and that our happiness levels soar from the age o...

Making the Most of Your University Experience

Siraj Datoo | Posted 17.10.2011 | UK Universities & Education
Siraj Datoo

University life can be daunting - making new friends, getting involved in societies and working your way around large campuses is always unnerving at first. At least that's how I felt when I started studying at Warwick.