Essential information for students

University is exciting, but it can also be daunting at first. Here is some stuff that'll help prepare you for the journey and get the most out of student life.

Latest article: The Student Debt Crisis.  In the US students have been paying their own way through college for decades. The Lib Dem/Conservative Coalition in the UK is making it increasingly difficult to avoid racking up big debts. At the Student Guardian we think it's worth keeping an eye on deepening Student Debt Crisis.

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Also featured: Cornwall College in the UK sets tuition fees below university average

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Image by: David Baker adapted by the Student Guardian

Essential information for students

University is exciting, but it can also be daunting at first. Here is some stuff that'll help prepare you for the journey and get the most out of student life.

Latest article: Change.org | Start a petition and change things... Anyone, anywhere can sart a petition and campaign for social change.  At the moment former Conservative leader Iain Duncan Smith is being petitioned through Change.org to prove his claim that he can live on £53.00 a week.

All-Day-porridge - living on £12 a week

Also featured: The Student Debt Crisis.  In the US students have been paying their own way through college for decades...

More on the student deb crisis in the US

Other articles mentioning: Tuition Fees:

Image by: David Baker adapted by the Student Guardian

University News

Universities are naturally at the forefront of ideas, lead research into the arts and media while routinely collaborating with organisations and businesses at the cutting edge of technology, medicine and science.  When we find something interesting, or innovative you'lll find it in University News.

Latest Article: Green tea curbs cancer.  New research carried out by the UCL Institute of Child Health and Brunel University has revealed that green tea can hold back the growth of cancer.

Most popular: Newcastle University rewinds diabetes with extreme diet. A Newcastle University study has discovered that Type 2 diabetes can be reversed by an ultra-low calorie low diet.

 

Alternative News

Alternative media provides news that the mainstream press often ignore.  Here you'll find stories that buck-the-trend.

Latest Article: Morrissey on Thatcher. Morrissey said: 'Thatcher's funeral on Wednesday will be heavily policed for fear that the British tax-payer will want to finally express their view of Thatcher. They are certain to be tear-gassed out of sight by the police'. Read Morrissey's full statement on Margaret Thatcher.

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Most popular: Confronting a painful past | "When Rwandans saw the play, they believed it was about themselves".

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Alternative News

Alternative media provides news that the mainstream press often ignore.  Here you'll find stories that buck-the-trend.

Latest Article: Boston Bombs | FBI releases images. of two men. The F.B.I. has released images and video of two men they believe may be responsible for the two blasts that killed three people and wounded more than 170 during the Boston Marathon.

Most popular: Confronting a painful past | "When Rwandans saw the play, they believed it was about themselves".

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