Kevin Yu discusses discrimination in STEM subjects
Online Editor Ellie Cook writes about the spiralling chaos and widespread political protests spreading through Chile. Como la violencia, la polémica y el activismo chileno entran en una cuarta semana caótica en la capital, Santiago, parece que el gobierno ha perdido el control sobre las manifestaciones espontáneas que han estallado desde Iquique en el norte […]
Anna Romanovska responds to a New Statesman article that claimed University was a con, arguing it skirts around the really issue, inequality of outcomes between ethnicities in education.
Fenton Christmas explains what it’s like being a student from a low income background and how the university fails to address the impacts inequality can have on less affluent students’ studies.
In 2017, the Times Higher Education data revealed Exeter University to be among the top 10 of universities with the lowest percentage of state school students, compared to those from a private school background. Only 6.5% of children in the UK attend a private school, yet they make up 31.5% of Exeter University students. This […]
The film industry has flirted with the word ‘feminism’ a lot in recent years. Emma Watson, Charlize Theron, Joss Whedon, Channing Tatum – amongst many more – all proudly declare themselves as feminists. Looking at the industry, it’s not surprising that many have been outraged by inequality. According to one study by Directors UK, in […]
After the shocking news that Sir Tim Hunt, esteemed scientist and Nobel prize winner, made completely sexist comments about female scientists at a conference in South Korea, Rebecca Hoard further discusses the problem of gender inequality in STEM subjects. Why are only 13% of STEM workers female? Well according to Milo Yiannopoulos, speaking during a […]