In reaction to figures revealing that the number of students leaving during their first year has dropped, Students’ Union President Dave Halls stressed the particular importance of supporting Freshers’ as they adjust to life at Surrey. He stressed how the Union recognises that coming to university will be the first time that many students have lived away from home, and the pressures of studying at a higher academic level may cause students to leave early.
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»
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»
A round shaped head, patches of fur, and the all-familiar forward-leaning jaw; all tell-tale features of a creature so closely related; my brother. But this isn’t a piece filled with petty squabbles and the unresolved soap-opera of our youth; this is a tribute to our long-lost family – to creatures that walk like you and talk like you, too.
20th May 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»
27th Apr 2013 Read more...OPINION & ANALYSIS»
In the run-up to Halloween many of us will be scrambling around desperately trying to piece something together with no idea what we actually want to be. We all enjoy dressing up as someone else for one night of the year and deciding what to be is always part of the fun.
26th Feb 2014 Read more...ARCHIVE»
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