International students: an undervalued asset

At the end of 2014, Home Secretary Theresa May made a public statement in support of Conservative Party’s intention to return international students to their home countries very shortly after the completion of their studies. Since this statement, the debate surrounding international students has been spurred on, attracting widespread criticism and outrage from students and […]

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Fear and trembling for the UK’s next five years

As the election results trickled through, there was only one word on my mind: sorry. I’m sorry the hours of campaigning, canvassing and fighting weren’t enough; that throughout the past five years the days spent knocking on doors, engaging in debate and pouring our energy into swing seats wasn’t enough. Most of all, I’m sorry to all those vulnerable and […]

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The future of the UK is Tory-blue

I’m not going to lie: I love politics, I’m very passionate about it and probably spend way too much time thinking and talking about it. Having arguments with my fellow students is one of the greatest things about being at university. However, on Thursday, the argument was settled by the British public: against all odds, the electorate returned a […]

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Britain must ditch its blinkered approach to Blair

A former Prime Minister steps forward. Fresh from attempting to bring peace and prosperity to a war-torn and poverty-stricken region, he now passionately and eloquently defends the record of his party’s current leader and lands compelling blows on the competence and prospects of their political opponents. But he’s not done yet- he reveals he is […]

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Fashion and fearless feminism

What unites Beyonce, a Texan Grammy award-winning singer, with Nick Clegg, a Cambridge-educated Liberal Democrat? Feminism. It’s been the word on everybody’s lips for the last few years, and is no longer a term dripping with the derogatory stereotypes of militant, unshaven lesbians; feminism has emerged as a seemingly progressive bandwagon that everybody- from presidents […]

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