By Amber Lovell

Honouring Black History Month in higher education

September 30, 2022

When I received the email that confirmed my place at university despite less than impressive grades (I literally have two whole A Levels), I couldn’t help but wonder whether my space was awarded on merit or the fact that I ticked the box that said ‘Mixed Black Caribbean’.  Although we’re living in a more progressive

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By Amber Lovell

Meet the Librarian – Hannah Groom

August 15, 2022

Within the higher education sector, we hear a lot about students, and rightly so, but nowhere near enough about the people who provide them support in many different shapes and sizes – their university librarians. To prove there’s more to librarians than hushing and clichés, we’ll be speaking with a different librarian each month to

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By Amber Lovell

Parent’s how-to guide for coping with results day

August 4, 2022

In under two weeks, throngs of nervous teens and beyond will be checking their emails and UCAS accounts to see whether they secured their place at university.  It’s a tense time for students and parents alike, so here’s the parent’s how-to guide for coping with results day.  Understanding   Results day calls for a lot of

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