Jack Lejk


Study says debt deters poorer students from university

A study has shown that students from lower income families are more likely to be discouraged from going to university due to higher tuition fee debt levels. Researchers from the UCL Institute of Education surveyed potential university applicants in 2015 and compared their results to another survey taken in 2002, when tuition fees were around…


Flying solo for the first time

The first time travelling without parents is a beautiful, formative experience. The endless possibilities of the world stretch out in front of you like the Ponte Vecchio over the Arno River. You can go anywhere, do anything, be anyone without the familial restrictions of a minutely planned holiday itinerary. So why then, with all this…