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Latest Stories

90 year old woman gradutes masters degree in Australia
People

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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Hollie Richardson
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Visible Women

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.

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Lauren Geall
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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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Lucy Mangan
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Jess Guilbeaux
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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Sarah Shaffi
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“Self-care is absolutely essential”: black female professors offer advice to the next generation

How to cope with racism and prejudice in higher education

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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Stylist Team
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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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Careers

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.

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Moya Crockett
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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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Moya Crockett
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Oxford University under fire for shocking lack of racial diversity

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

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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Life

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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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

“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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People

The Obamas’ old professor thinks Michelle should have been president

“He was great, but she was better”

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Moya Crockett
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Kayleigh Dray
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Angelina Jolie to become university lecturer at LSE

It’s a brand-new start for Angelina Jolie

Life

Social media erupts over terrifying sorority video

“Opening the gates of hell”

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Harriet Hall
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