Independent ‘Zero Tolerance’ candidate Kevin Hurley won the Surrey Police and Crime Commissioner election by the slenderest of margins on the 15 The elections, which are the first of their kind in England and Wales, caused controversy due to the apparent lack of awareness or campaigning by either the Electoral Commission and the candidates themselves, and the politicisation of what many expect to be an independent public service. The candidates themselves had already clashed at the University’s hustings over the privatisation of police services and budget cuts, with Iles facing a personal grilling from Surrey graduate Rowan Cole over the validity of her manifesto.
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»
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»
1 NASA signs off ambitious sampling mission NASA has agreed its approval on a billion dollar mission to send a spacecraft to orbit; the asteroid 101955 Bennu – one of the most potentially dangerous asteroids to hit earth in the next century. The plan is to map the asteroid with visible, infrared and X-Rays and send a sample collector to obtain samples of the rock.
20th May 2013 Read more...ARTS»
There is a general standard of clichés when it comes to music journalism, that all writers are at one time or another guilty of using; describing an act as the “bastard love child of x and y”, or using the term “meteoric rise” when meteors tend to be best known for their falling. For example, I far too often use the word “seminal” in reviews, when I’m fairly sure that, if I heard such a word in real life, I’d assume you were the victim of some sort of thesaurus-related accident that left you sounding like a pretentious arsehole.
21st May 2013 Read more...SPORTS»
This year’s League Cup, or Capital One Cup, was played out between Bradford City and Swansea City on 24 Nathan Dyer scored twice, as did Jonathan De Guzman, whilst Spanish sensation Michu netted the other. In the lead up to the game Swansea were largely ignored, with a lot of focus on their League 2 opposition, but they were thoroughly professional, played their own game and saw off a team that Arsenal, Wigan Athletic and the aforementioned Aston Villa could not beat.
4th Mar 2013 Read more...OPINION & ANALYSIS»
We women have it pretty good in the western world of the 21 Christian Louboutin is well known to ridicule the concept of comfort, claiming it “is not part of [his] creative process”. Sure, some women can afford to wear impossible heels if she is driven to work and sits behind a desk all day.
6th Nov 2012 Read more...ARCHIVE»
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