The PC Police and Their Student Disguise | Sarah Stook

Picked up by papers as diverse as the Daily Mail and the Huffington Post, King’s College London- a hugely respected global university, has found itself drawing the ire of many. Recently, it was discovered that the university hires ‘safe space marshals’ to prowl the rows when external guest speakers with the potential to be ‘controversial’ […]

The NUS’s ideological NSS boycott is against the interests of their members | Will Saunders

By now, tens of thousands of students the length and breadth of the country will have received emails inviting them to take part in the National Students Survey, commonly known as the NSS. But they’re also likely to have been the recipients of another email, from their students’ union, advising them that the National Union […]

Students must fight to save free speech | Chris Murray

University can be a frustrating time for those of us who support freedom of speech. Inspired by our pursuit of intellect, we had been enamoured by visions of our student years featuring mighty meetings of the mind in oak-panelled halls, as battle was waged between the preeminent ideas of our time. This, however, may characterise […]

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. […]