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»
Considering the success of British events over the summer of 2012, the union and its societies faced a tough job at the beginning of the academic year; everyone’s expectations were high after national events such as the Olympics, and the high quality of last year’s events around campus. So how did we do? Fresher’s week started the year with a bang (no, literally) with Monday’s act Wiley causing a twitter row after he turned up late to a crowd of unimpressed students who had effectively paid £10 for him to prance around for 10 minutes on stage.
19th May 2013 Read more...SOCIETIES»
Sending a big thank you to everyone that participated to make Surrey Student PEN’s Refreshers Fayre a great day! The Surrey PEN society aims to make people here at the University of Surrey aware that free speech is not something easily attained, and shouldn’t be taken for granted. In fact, we are highly privileged here in the UK with the ability to speak our minds; this is not the case in many countries across the globe.
1st Mar 2013 Read more...SCIENCE & TECH»
The team behind the $1.5 billion Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS) has announced it has detected an excess of particles, known as positrons, at high energies that could point way towards possible detection of dark matter.
22nd Apr 2013 Read more...ARTS»
South Korean superstar PSY is back with a new single released, globally-titled ‘Gentleman’. The new-found global marketing push comes after PSY was signed on by Scooter Braun, best known as the manager for pop sensations Justin Bieber and Carly Rae Jepson.
21st May 2013 Read more...SPORTS»
After Martin O’Neill was sacked from Sunderland, he was later replaced with Paulo Di Canio, the former Swindon manager. It seems Paulo Di Canio had been the firm choice by Sunderland owner and Chairman Ellis Short with him being the most likely candidate to invigorate the squad and get the team out of the relegation battle with his personality and charisma rather than his managerial experience.
27th Apr 2013 Read more...OPINION & ANALYSIS»
A London based-scheme has sought to reintegrate the homeless community into society by providing them with an opportunity to develop their skills. St Mungo’s Charity has a variety of outreach programs, one of them being the Recovery College.
7th Feb 2013 Read more...ARCHIVE»
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