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»
As the end of the academic year comes into sight, the Careers Service expects to see a wide variety of students. Final years who are approaching graduation continue to look for opportunities and those with positions lined up are likely to be taking full advantage of the insights available into exactly what will be expected of them in the workplace.
27th Apr 2013 Read more...SOCIETIES»
Over the last few months, we have become able to observe a dangerous pattern forming in the condemning of Turkey’s Government, not only of the press, but of individual citizens, for the crime of their free speech. Politically labelling itself as a ‘democratic’ constitutional republic, we perhaps do not expect the extreme repressions of free speech and freedom of press that have recently been reported, which evoke the question, is Turkey reaching a point of crisis? In what seems like an act of dark irony, six members of the PEN Turkey group have actually been charged with ‘insulting the state’ and were subsequently called in for questioning on the 10 The members of PEN Turkey are sentenced in accordance with Article 301 of the Turkish Penal Code, which perhaps, here, requires analysis.
1st Mar 2013 Read more...SCIENCE & TECH»
Now, our section isn’t all about the latest in science and technology news – it’s also about us authors and our writing. Each article is unique to its author’s style and perspective (as long as it’s not a product of churnalism…).
22nd Apr 2013 Read more...ARTS»
Subsonic (adjective): relating to, or flying at, a speed or speeds less than that of sound. Subsonic Winter, a progressive new age artist, is the University of Surrey’s Alex Harden, a final year CMT student who identifies the influences of Tangerine Dream, Jean Michel Jarre, Schiller, Mike Oldfield and Enigma to create Post Berlin-School Ambient Electronica.
21st May 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 was hardly a surprising announcement. Postponed because of an emergency COBRA meeting concerning the Algeria hostage crisis, but ultimately just leaving us in suspense (albeit without creating any form of surprise), we were left waiting to see just how Europhobic our Prime Minister was(n’t).
7th Feb 2013 Read more...ARCHIVE»
10 Years of Barefacts collection takes you throw ten glorious years of Barefacts, the predecessor of The Stag. Browse through our archive below.