There's a hell of a lot of talent among student journalists, writers and commentators. That's why, last year, we tried to gather it all in one place in our best student stories of the year 2012.
It was such a success, and so many students contacted us saying they were disappointed at missing out, we decided to run it again this year.
We haven't chosen according to a quota; we haven't limited the number of articles from one student, or from one paper, we've just chosen what we thought stood out.
And so, without further ado, here are (in no particular order), the student stories we've deemed the best of 2013: