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“I’m isolating in halls with people I barely know”: how it feels to be a student right now

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    We need to talk about this clip of an 11-year-old girl asking Martin Lewis about money

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Michelle Obama’s new IGTV series is an expert lesson in paying it forward

The new series will tell the stories of four first-generation university students.

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Why Nadiya Hussain has forgiven her parents for stopping her going to university

“They were scared that I was going out into this big wide world and it would corrupt me,” recalls Nadiya Hussain.

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The university beef burger ban is a “defining moment” in the climate crisis fight

Activist Professor Frances Corner has big plans for Goldsmiths.

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90 year old woman gradutes masters degree in Australia
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This 90-year-old graduate just taught us why it’s never too late to learn something new

“You’re never too old to dream.”

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These are the feminist pioneers receiving their medical degrees 150 years after they enrolled

The posthumous awards will honour the first female students enrolled at any UK university.

Lucy Mangan

Lucy Mangan: “In 1995 I learnt the truth about privilege”

It was a formative and eye-opening year for our columnist

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People

Queer Eye fans have raised over $95,000 to send Jess back to college

Thought you’d cried your last tear over the third season of Queer Eye? Think again.

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Moya Crockett
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Life

“Self-care is absolutely essential”: black female professors offer advice to the next generation

How to cope with racism and prejudice in higher education

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Sarah Shaffi
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Life

This viral letter is a reminder of how important college mental health services are

After the death of a student at a Utah university, a student penned an open letter to administrators advocating for more help.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Life

The 12 most unusual university courses taught around the world

From a law module inspired by Harry Potter to a class in sex toy design, we think leftfield lectures should be encouraged.

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Lucy Mangan

“What University Challenge teaches us about how women experience the world”

We shouldn’t let fear of criticism stop us pursuing our goals, says Lucy Mangan

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Lucy Mangan
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Moya Crockett
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Why don’t employers want to hire intelligent women?

Women who achieve top marks at university have less success in job-hunting than those with average grades, according to new research.

Long Reads

"What the increased reports of sexual abuse at Cambridge University really show"

Understanding the problem is the first step to solving it

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Emily Reynolds
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Life

Oxford University has admitted more women than men for the first time

It's the first time in the university's 1000 year history

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Emily Reynolds
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Life

Oxford University under fire for shocking lack of racial diversity

One MP called the revelations an example of “social apartheid”

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Moya Crockett
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People

No, this Cambridge student didn’t just get in ‘because she’s black’

Courtney Daniella Boateng is smart, accomplished and has no time for racism.

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Moya Crockett
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Fashion

Wow, this university’s graduation day dress code was really sexist

Really, guys?

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Moya Crockett
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People

Nicki Minaj is paying for fans’ university tuition fees on Twitter

‘Show me straight A’s and I'll pay it.’

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Moya Crockett
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Badass teen takes her Harvard acceptance letter to prom as her date

“Couldn’t find a man to accept me for prom… so I took a college that did”

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“Shocking” level of sexual harassment claims in UK universities

New figures are "just the tip of the iceberg”

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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