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»
WHAT TO WEAR DO book your robes in advance! Last year there were some very relaxed graduands strolling into AP to collect robes they hadn’t ordered, and then looking far less relaxed when they realised how essential pre-booking was! DON’T wear anything under your robes that is too ‘on trend’ or that you don’t feel comfortable in. You want to feel mega-confident on the day and will potentially have your graduation pictures forever.
19th May 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»
Data acquired by the European Space Agency’s €600 million Planck surveyor satellite, launched in 2009, has provided the most detailed picture yet of the universe’s cosmic microwave background (CMB); revealing details about its birth and first instants. Scientists now peg the age of the universe at 13.
22nd Apr 2013 Read more...ARTS»
When people talk about prog-rock, you immediately think of the 70s, men with long hair, and lengthy, sprawling songs with unsubtle but undeniably good musicianship. Besides rubbing it in your face with instrumental solos that go on for eternity, bands like Rush, Yes and, more recently, Dream Theater and Tool have laid foundations for the ceaseless evolutions and innovations of metal.
21st May 2013 Read more...SPORTS»
The second leg of Dortmund against Malaga was one of the maddest football matches that will happen in any Champions League competition across the next ten years. With a 0-0 first leg at Malaga, anything could happen at the Walstadion in Dortmund and it was a footballing treat.
27th Apr 2013 Read more...OPINION & ANALYSIS»
I am a first year Sociology student, and since beginning my course, when I tell people what I am studying, I usually receive one of the following responses: ‘What is Sociology?’, ‘Oh… That’s nice’ or a ‘hmm’ with a sympathetic smile and nod. I do not understand why people look down on Sociology as it is a credible degree for several reasons.
7th Feb 2013 Read more...ARCHIVE»
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