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‘I’m a law student who works to help mental health charities’

Lewis Baxter, 21, on how he makes ends meet with his student loan and part-time tutoring workName: Lewis Alexander BaxterAge: 21Income: £3,000 plus student loan of £4,500 a yearOccupation: Full-time law student, part-time tutor and organisation founder…

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‘I’m a law student who works to help mental health charities’

Lewis Baxter, 21, on how he makes ends meet with his student loan and part-time tutoring workName: Lewis Alexander BaxterAge: 21Income: £3,000 plus student loan of £4,500 a yearOccupation: Full-time law student, part-time tutor and organisation founder…

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‘It’s party central’: the Bristol residents fed up with noisy student neighbours

‘Pre-loading’ students are causing sleepless nights in the handsome Victorian villas of RedlandDerrick Collier was feeling a little weary. “It’s party central around here. The students are taking over,” he said. “Last night two girls were hammering on …

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Bristol University pays for late-night police patrols targeting noisy students

Residents near campus say university has failed to tackle students’ antisocial behaviourThe University of Bristol is paying for night-time police patrols in areas around its campus after years of complaints from residents about loud parties and disrupt…

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Manchester council urged to reject statue of ‘anti-black racist’ Gandhi

Students say remarks by Indian freedom fighter mean proposed sculpture would be an ‘insult’Manchester city council should reject a statue of the Indian independence leader Mahatma Gandhi on account of his “well-documented anti-black racism”, according …

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Conservative activists want to outlaw antisemitism in public education. Why is that a bad thing?

First amendment advocates see the laws as a major threat to free speech on university campusesRight-wing activists are attempting to spread new laws across Republican-controlled states that would ban criticism on public university campuses of Israel an…

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How I found my vocation: ‘I was told I wasn’t intelligent enough to study’

No one at school knew about my complicated family life, but now I’m studying to be a lawyer and making my children proudI always wanted to study law, but as a teenager I was told I wasn’t smart enough. That put me off for years.I grew up in west London…

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Revise, reuse, recycle: how to be a sustainable student

From cutting out beef to repairing old clothes, here are some tips for freshers who want to be green at universityAs university doors opened in September for a new year, an estimated 6 million people across the world took to the streets in a historic w…

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UK to deport academic to Democratic Republic of Congo – which she has never visited

Researcher being sent to country notorious for sexual violence, and second Oxford academic refused visa for young sonFuraha Asani, a young academic at Leicester University, was shocked when her visa application was rejected in August. But real fear set…

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Autumn of student activism begins over rising cost of university halls

Students receive training to negotiate lower rents as day of protest kicks off campaignMost students settling in at university this autumn are worrying about seminars and exams, but Caitlin Ghibout, a second-year anthropology student at Durham, is angr…