Blogs

Climate change protest in London

Are universities failing their students on fossil fuel issues?

A campaigner from Fossil Free UCL explains why students must hold their universities to account on environmental issues
Student with British laptop

Why do German students choose to study in the UK?

A German student at the University of Oxford analyses why German students love to study at British universities – and how Brexit might change this
Barack Obama

Lessons for students from Obama’s presidency

Students can learn valuable lessons about strength of character and work ethic from the presidency of Barack Obama
Students' financial misery

Why UK students are protesting against private accommodation providers

Judges’ refusal to nominate a winner in the inaugural Student Accommodation Awards caused embarrassment for exploitative accommodation providers, but there’s much worse to come, says a student activist
Estranged at university

Estranged students need more support from universities

A student estranged from her family tells the story of how she manages at university despite steep challenges others do not face
Entering competitions

How to save money at university by winning competitions

A student blogger explains how she won £35,000 worth of prizes to help her through university
Laptop

Going to university with Asperger's syndrome

A supportive environment makes all the difference for new students with an autism spectrum disorder, says a recent graduate
Two paths

Should you study for a postgraduate degree or join the workforce?

A young professional in the US offers advice on choosing between postgraduate study and getting a job