With fees and debt climbing and the graduate job market tightening, Clemence Smith interrogates whether or not university is still worth the price of admission.
Over 100,000 furloughed in Devon One-third of Devon’s workforce was furloughed at the height of the coronavirus pandemic, equating to more than 100,000 people. 105,400 people in Devon were furloughed – 32 per cent of its workforce. These figures were delivered by Simon Chant, Public Health Specialist, as part of a presentation about the response […]
Victoria Cramer picks apart the influence of tourism on the culture and security of the Catalan capital city; translated by Valeria Tamayo Camelo. Si quieres una implicación de la escala enorme de turismo en Barcelona, una búsqueda de Google lo revelaría todo. Como he descubierto durante mi investigación para escribir este artículo, una búsqueda de […]
Online Lifestyle Editor Amy Butterworth reflects upon the anxieties students face over results.
Hannah Wendland reflects on the hardships of a summer retail job
I ‘ll be honest, my bank account isn’t looking great right now. And it’s only in Week 3, that I’ve been floating the idea of getting a job, not least because my parents visited last weekend, and we had the inevitable “Have you found yourself a job yet?”, “Ehhhh, nope.” My current excuse is that […]
(Contains discussion of sexual violence, prostitution, mental health.) The taboo surrounding sex-work is such that very few at university who partake in it would tell even their close friends about their work – as a result, it’s extremely difficult to investigate exactly how many of our students are working in the sex trade, and how […]
If the prospect of finding a graduate job wasn’t daunting enough already, the media has caught onto a new threat for the global workforce. An Oxford University study published in 2013-fuelled public interest when it found that 47% of jobs in America were vulnerable to automation. This is job automation on a larger scale than ever before. It’s a reality, […]