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University students could require full vaccination to attend lectures and live in halls

Covid-19 restrictions hit hard again for the university youth as Prime Minister Boris Johnson announces students could require full vaccination in order to attend lectures and reside in their university halls. Reports indicate the Prime Minister is actively “pushing” the proposition to “encourage” an elevated vaccine intake among young people.  Another senior government spokesman indicated the government’s plans to ensure full…

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Figuring Out Phyllis

The inescapable reality of a being writer is that the words aren’t always there. Usually when you need them most. To write on demand is a unique skill; to write well on demand is damn-near impossible. Sometimes the stars align but often, at the moment of need, words are strewn about on a break, too…


Freshers’ week is relatively insignificant

Freshers’ Week is infamously known as the alcohol-fuelled week of partying to start the university experience. This year, due to extraordinary circumstances throughout the world, it was very different. The multitude of events put on by student unions had to follow strict Covid-19 protocols, meaning partying and excessive drinking were put on hold. For many…


The worth of international students should not be defined by their economic appeal

The Trump Administration has recently come under fire for their immigration policy related to international students studying in the United States. ICE, the federal law enforcement agency under the Department of Homeland Security, has said newly enrolled international students who are currently outside of the United States will not be allowed into the country. This…

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