Tag: Student Life

Disagree with Speakers at Your Uni? Respond with Good Arguments, Not Safe Spaces.
5 min read, Free Speech, Perspective

Disagree with Speakers at Your Uni? Respond with Good Arguments, Not Safe Spaces.

If you are a university student, you're likely to have been exposed to people who believe in the need for safe spaces and trigger warnings. The majority of staff, students and high-ranking figures in the NUS including its President, Malia Bouatt, support these policies. But despite the support of high-profile figures in academia for the...
Are Employers Right to Discriminate People Based on Education?
Perspective, Uncategorized

Are Employers Right to Discriminate People Based on Education?

Writing in the Financial Times, author and journalist Tim Harford questioned whether universities are really worth it. He presented two sides of the argument. One side of the argument, which may be dubbed the ‘mainstream’ view, holds that universities are indeed worth it. They boost the local economy, give birth to innovations like penicillin, and…

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