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‘The memory loss is extreme’: Student fears she was spiked by injection on night out – video

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Sarah Buckle, a student at the University of Nottingham, believes she was spiked by injection while out clubbing with friends during freshers' week. She describes becoming aware of her surroundings in hospital the nex...

Donnie Darko at 20: the soulful student favourite comes of age

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Midway through Donnie Darko, a creative young English teacher played by Drew Barrymore repeats the old maxim – recycled over the years by linguists, scholars and writers including JRR Tolkien – that the simple, banal ...

Ministers could limit student numbers on lower-earning arts degrees in England

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The government is considering new plans to limit the number of students studying creative arts and other degrees with lower salary returns as part of its spending review negotiations, the Guardian has learned. With ou...

Oxbridge student groups to be exempt from ‘unfair’ free speech law

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Oxbridge student groups are to be exempt from the legal restrictions imposed by the government’s new free speech legislation, leading to accusations of “ridiculous” double standards by ministers from opposition MPs. M...

Student found on Sussex beach ‘most likely died from suicide or accident’

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A 21-year-old business student whose body was found on a beach in East Sussex most likely died because of suicide or an accident, a coroner has said. Sussex police have been accused of not fully investigating the deat...

The white supremacist student sentenced to read Austen and Dickens fits a grim pattern

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Read a book, as the old saying goes, and it will set you free. But even the power of literature surely has its limits, and this week a judge in Leicester tested them. Faced with a Nazi sympathiser convicted of downloa...

Student discounts and deals: how to save on everything from a pizza to travel

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Whether it’s your weekly shop, a takeaway meal, a textbook or new clothes, there are plenty of ways to save money on the essentials of student life (and the not-so-essentials). A huge variety of discounts and deals ar...

UK student loans: how to apply – and other options to consider

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If you are heading off to university next month and have not sorted out your student loans, you need to get a move on. It’s not too late to apply, but those who do so now probably won’t get all of their money in time ...

UK universities open vaccination centres on campus to encourage student uptake

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Universities are setting up their own vaccination centres in an attempt to make campuses as safe as possible for the autumn term. And with millions of students arriving in September, some universities are already warn...

Student proves Twitter algorithm ‘bias’ toward lighter, slimmer, younger faces

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Twitter’s image cropping algorithm prefers younger, slimmer faces with lighter skin, an investigation into algorithmic bias at the company has found. The finding, while embarrassing for the company, which had previous...

Seven men jailed for life after Blackburn student killed in botched hit

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Seven men have received life sentences for murdering 19-year-old Aya Hachem, a law student who was killed by a bullet meant for a rival business owner. The botched assassination on 17 May last year, orchestrated by Fe...

Student, 19, hopes to be youngest woman to fly solo around the world

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A 19-year-old student has announced her gap year project: aiming to become the youngest woman to fly solo around the world. Zara Rutherford, who has British and Belgian nationality, will set off from her home city of ...

‘It was humiliating’: police apologise for handcuffing undressed student in raid

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Avon and Somerset police have apologised to a young woman who was handcuffed in her bedroom by a group of male police officers while partially undressed. Katie McGoran, who had attended a “kill the bill” demonstration...

Student areas record highest rates of new Covid infections in England

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England’s current five Covid hotspots are home to some of the largest student populations as the Delta variant rips through young, largely unvaccinated communities. Those aged 18 to 20 were offered their first vaccina...

Sydney teacher jailed for sexually assaulting her teenage student

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A Sydney teacher who engaged in sexual acts during and between classes with a 14-year-old student has been jailed for at least two years and five months. Monica Elizabeth Young was 23 when she first began messaging th...

‘The lines got blurred’: Sydney teacher jailed for sexually assaulting her teenage student

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A Sydney teacher who engaged in sexual acts during and between classes with a 14-year-old student has been jailed for at least two years and five months. Monica Elizabeth Young was 23 when she first began messaging th...

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