Instead of asking questions, my university tells me the answers | Alasdair Johnston

Beginning university last autumn, I was genuinely excited by the prospect of being exposed to new ideas and challenging commonly held convictions. Now, at the start of my second year, I have realized just how naïve I was. Instead of fostering innovation, the very notion of subversive thinking is actively being discouraged in our universities. […]

Universities need a mental health revolution | Danny Bowman

Think back to that midsummer’s day in July, when, on the steps of 10 Downing Street, Theresa May gave her inaugural address to the British people as their new Prime Minister. Promising to make the country one that “works for everyone”, her speech contained one sentence that signified that perhaps, at long last, the issue […]

The NUS’s censorship has rendered it unfit for purpose | Luke Nash-Jones

Last week, many young anti-NUS activists across the UK were both thrilled and surprised to hear that Prime Minister Theresa May, and also Tory MP Victoria Atkins, have heard our voice, as they hit out during Prime Minister’s Questions at the “safe space” policy found on many university campuses. Fascinating words, and potentially a crucial […]