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Politics

What Does Brexit Mean For Students?

What Does Brexit Mean For Students?

Following the UK’s decision to leave the European Union, there has been a lot of talk over what it could mean for young people. Many have criticised the government for not giving 16-17-year-olds the vote, claiming that allowing them to do so could have changed the fate of the referendum. However, the decision of the [...]

July 12, 2016 Charles F.H. Whitworth Politics 0

Goethe-Institut’s ‘Europe List’ to Survey What Constitutes European Culture

Goethe-Institut’s ‘Europe List’ to Survey What Constitutes European Culture

As any regulars here at Young Academic will know only too well, we are obsessed with culture here at the UK's national student news website. As such, we can bring you news of an intriguing survey being run by The Goethe-Institut. This focuses on what exactly in means to be European and will be running [...]

March 21, 2013 Charles Whitworth Columns, Features, Lifestyle, Politics, Student News, World News 0

Osborne’s PFI’s and Cuts are Rearranging Deck Chairs on the Titanic say The Green Party

Osborne’s PFI’s and Cuts are Rearranging Deck Chairs on the Titanic say The Green Party

Young Academic can reveal that The Green Party has called upon George Osborne to stop encouraging private shareholders to profit from public construction projects. [...]

December 5, 2012 Charles Whitworth Politics 1

Mark J. Carney Appointed as the Bank of England Governor from July 2013

Mark J. Carney Appointed as the Bank of England Governor from July 2013

Mark Carney, current Governor of the Canadian Central Bank, has today been announced as the next governor of the Bank of England. He takes over from Sir Mervyn King – who has been in charge of the Bank of England for ten years – finished his second term next year and has to endure some [...]

November 26, 2012 Charles Whitworth Features, Politics, Student News 2

UK Students Now Expect Added Value to Their University Experience

UK Students Now Expect Added Value to Their University Experience

Indeed, over half demand improved academic facilities and better accommodation as well as a plethora of other advantages after being forced to find considerable sums of money in order to study at their institution of choice. [...]

April 11, 2012 Charles Whitworth Campus News, Education News, Politics, Student News, UK News 10

UEL Vice Chancellor Has Say on Higher Education Reforms

UEL Vice Chancellor Has Say on Higher Education Reforms

Young Academic can today bring you news that the Vice-Chancellor of the University of East London has rejected the government’s claims that their higher education reforms would increase choice for students. In essential education news, he went on to warn many students that they face only the choice between a ‘no-frills’ degree or none at [...]

March 29, 2012 Charles Whitworth Campus News, Education News, Politics, Student News, UK News 0

Boris Launches New Fund to Help Young Londoners

Boris Launches New Fund to Help Young Londoners

The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson launched a new initiative to help tackle the growing number of unemployed young people inLondon. As we continue our quest to bring you all the education news and career information that matters, Young Academic can reveal that the scheme was launched on the same day as the latest unemployed [...]

March 28, 2012 Charles Whitworth Courses & Careers, Education News, Politics, Y.A. Career Guides 2

Students Lose High Court Case Over Tuition Fee Rise

Students Lose High Court Case Over Tuition Fee Rise

Young Academic can reveal that the two teenage students that took their fight over scandalous tuition fees to the high court have lost their case. In disappointing education news, it seemingly seems that the powers that be believe tripling fees for new students is perfectly acceptable and in fact doesn't stop true academics from entering [...]

February 17, 2012 Charles Whitworth Education News, Politics, Student News, UK News 2

The Coalition Was Always A Gamble For Clegg

The Coalition Was Always A Gamble For Clegg

In our latest incisive opinion piece, Young Academic’s Features Editor Robert Gant gives his view on what the future holds for the Liberal Democrats. [...]

December 8, 2011 Bobby Gant Columns, Education News, Features, Opinion, Politics 4

Reputations Again Hanging By a Thread Following Outrageous FIFA Poppy Ban

Reputations Again Hanging By a Thread Following Outrageous FIFA Poppy Ban

I feel like finishing with a swear word, but out of respect for Young Academic I wont. But let us all agree once more, that Sepp Blatter and FIFA are total w*****s! [...]

November 9, 2011 Charles Whitworth Columns, Features, Opinion, Politics, Premier League Football, Sport, Sports Headlines, Student News, Student Portal, UK News, World News 11