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!
After spending over a week at the Occupy LSX (London Stock Exchange) protest camp, Young Academic’s Features Editor gives his view on the issues surrounding the Occupy movement.
Reports are emerging that Colonel Muammar Gaddafi has been killed in his home town of Sirte in Libya. Rebels from the stronghold are claiming to have taken the life of the ousted dictator following a siege, a senior NTC official telling news corporations as authoritative as the BBC.
Young Academic brings some startling student news today as YouthNet publishes the results of a survey taken of students and young people and students in the United Kingdom. The most staggering discovery is the fact that young academic’s around the nation are more concerned by their rising debts than they are death – presumably due to the coalition’s disgusting lack of regard for those currently in higher education (excluding Oxbridge of course!).
New figures released today show that the number of people, including children, living in poverty in the UK is increasing. Young Academic’s Features Editor Robert Gant reports on this worrying trend.
Political Party Conferences are closely watched by the nation as our main parties try to show us they are the right people to lead the country, they have the best policies and they are in touch with us, the public
Fears for the future of postgraduate training have been outlined by the British Academy following the coalition government’s much criticised new fees regime. In student news that will be only too familiar, respected academics such as Professor Nigel Vincent have been speaking out about the lack of a long term plan for students.
As Mahmoud Jibril and Abdul Jalil start to move the Transitional National Council from Benghazi to Tripoli, Young Academic Features Editor Robert Gant reports on the challenges that lay ahead for Libya.
Young Academic political correspondent Robert Gant explores the impact of music on society and how it is linked to current events, such as the UK riots.