In the hope of changing the “I’ll get another chance” mindset, students will only be able to take exams in June as the reorganisation of A-Levels commences. In order to eliminate the “re-sit culture”, exam officials have started this transition by stopping students from retaking in January.
4th Dec 2012 Read more...FEATURES»
Employers of professional training students and graduates expect the person who turns up many months after the completion of the recruitment process to be more developed than they were at the time the job offer was made. The Careers Service offers opportunities to refine your skillset with a range of events that maximise the chance for you to ‘hit the ground running’, as well as providing assessment centres, support for CVs and interview preparation.
4th Mar 2013 Read more...SOCIETIES»
Looking for a different way to celebrate the end of term? Fancy something other than a standard night at Rubix? On the lookout for some high-quality music that won’t cost the majority of your loan? If the answer to one or more of these answers is yes, then rest assured, because the USSU arts societies have got it COVERED! The 16 However, if the rock, metal and ska scenes really aren’t for you, then the Surrey Gospel Choir will be hosting their showcase from the 20 And, as if that wasn’t enough, MaD Soc will be hosting their variety night on the 21 For more information, keep a look out for the society event planners currently dotted around campus, or e-mail the respective societies at: ussu.nowave, ussu.
29th Mar 2013 Read more...SCIENCE & TECH»
A report published by the UK think tank, Chatham House, claims that the increasing use of biofuels will be more harmful to the environment than fossil fuels, and will cost motorists as much as £1.3bn a year by 2020.
22nd Apr 2013 Read more...ARTS»
The Humour and Writing panel which featured our very own Paul Vlitos, Cornelius Medvei and Tim Miles was set at the Abbots Hospital near the Three Pigeons pub, encompassing us all in a sense of history and romance. However, the event itself explored how to write humorously, drawing on aspects of neuroscience, stand-up comedy, and our very own relationship with laughter.
19th Apr 2013 Read more...SPORTS»
In the last two weeks we have seen two extremely notable outbursts in the Premier League by managers of perennial top four sides. Before Arsenal’s game with Bayern Munich, Arsene Wenger lost it with two separate journalists for asking perfectly legitimate questions.
4th Mar 2013 Read more...OPINION & ANALYSIS»
It seems like every time we open a magazine, turn on the TV, even walk past a billboard, we are faced with that girl. You know, the skinny girl, with a tiny waist, washboard abs, and super-slim thighs.
22nd Nov 2012 Read more...ARCHIVE»