Campus Comment

Why every student ought to back the UCU

Strike action isn’t taken lightly and nor is it born of greed. It is the most sensible option

The Meaning of Life?

Robert Tibke bemoans the popular nihilism of today’s youth, and questions whether there’s any point to their musings

How will Brexit affect students?

The university have taken encouraging measures, but there are many questions still to be answered for how Brexit will shape York’s future

International students are no longer welcome in the UK

The latest governmental reforms have deeply unfair consequences for Britain’s many international students

BNOC culture – how we’ve drunk our own Kool-aid

Does anyone actually care about all these BNOCs?

The NUS, prisons and jumping the shark

The latest NUS motion suggesting the abolition of prisons is one more in a line of fatuous interjections that do the NUS little credit

CLASH OF COMMENTS: Should Obama have apologised for the atomic bomb while visiting Hiroshima?

Elliot Banks and Dom Smithies discuss whether President Obama made the right move in apologising for the Hiroshima nuclear bombing, an attack that was launched before he was even born

The NUS works for postgrads, too

It’s a funny old life, being a postgrad. You’re still a student, for all the good and bad that comes with that, but you’re meant to be a proper grown-up, too. It’s expensive, too. You’re not earning, but you still have to live – and pay thousands in fees

Change for better higher education, or just for higher fees?

YUSU President Ben Leatham gives us his thoughts on the recent higher education white paper put forward by the Universities Minister, Jo Johnson, the less infamous brother of Boris

The NUS: An argument for remaining in

The National Union of Students provides institutional support in various under-publicised ways; by staying in we can force change

Clash Of Comments: The Queen at 90: should Britain still care about its monarch?

Niall Whitehead: YES Full disclosure – I don’t have the best track record when it comes to supporting royalty

Prosperity or Equality? Neither

Luke Rix – Standing wonders what we should be aiming for