Maggie Sawant

ARTICLES BY Maggie Sawant

NUS calls for UK students to be able to retake or be reimbursed for this academic year

The National Union of Students (NUS) wants students to be given the option ‘to re-do this year at no further cost, with full maintenance support’ or to be reimbursed for one’s years course, college or tuition fees.
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Opinion | University has been cancelled. So why haven't my exams?

Coronavirus has stolen a huge chunk of our lives and education. But it didn’t have to. Between strikes and a pandemic, my second year at university hasn’t really happened. On top of that, it hasn’t really been worth £9,000. And the way the university has decided to examine us reflects that.
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New halls to be built on site of former Bristol Royal Infirmary

The student housing developer, Unite, is set to receive approval to convert the former Georgian hospital building into 62 flats (416 beds), 20% of which will be affordable.
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Bristol Uni Sport encourages students to run the Great Bristol 10K

By Maggie Sawant, Students’ Union Correspondent More than 300 participants from the University have already signed up to run the
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Pub cancels Bristol University Conservative Association's Brexit celebrations

As today marks the day the United Kingdom leaves the European Union, one may expect to find many groups either celebrating or commiserating the historic move in Bristol's pubs.
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‘We believe the Greens can win Bristol West’: Caroline Lucas speaks to students

By Maggie Sawant, Students' Union Correspondent On Wednesday 4 December, Caroline Lucas, former leader of the Green Party and the
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'Reclaim the Night': Hundreds take to the streets to demand gender equality

Hundreds of protestors blocked traffic on Sunday night, to stand in solidarity against gender-based violence and to demand gender equality.
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