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It’s time for political reform

I love politics. But I’m worried we’re drifting into dangerous territory. A poll by NatCen in 2017 found 56 percent of UK citizens felt no political party represented their view. That’s even though 80 percent of the electorate backed Labour or Conservatives in the general election. I asked a friend, who classed herself as one…

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Less than half of UEA students meet their offer

Less than half of UEA students achieved the grades needed to secure their place last year, with numbers dropping from 64 percent in 2013/14 to 47 percent in 2018/19. There figures showed a consistent decrease in figures year upon year. One of the most significant drops occurred this year, where the percentage of students meeting…

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Students want to see lecturer qualifications

A recent online poll has revealed that many students believe university lecturers’ qualifications should be made public. The Student Room, a popular online student community that attracts over eight million visitors each month, surveyed 500 university students from the UK between 11th and 26th September 2015, finding that 77% of those polled believed that the…

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