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Opinion | Why you should vote in the SU elections

Election time has come around again! Voting for the Bristol SU elections opened yesterday, giving students the chance to elect fellow students in various roles across the SU.
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Opinion | The student loan shake up is the wrong way to reduce university numbers

The student loan system is changing. In order to slash the government’s extortionate tuition fee bill and reduce graduate numbers, some students will now pay back a larger percentage of their loan.
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Opinion | The Office for Students threatens to reinforce the inequalities underpinning the system

Last month the Office for Students’ annual review outlined plans to punish universities based on student drop-out rates and the number of graduates who go into ‘skilled employment’.
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Opinion | Studying a joint honours degree disadvantages your studies

Myself and my fellow joint honours students have found that there are many disadvantages to studying two subjects concurrently. Is the University tackling these difficulties, or are they actually adding to them?
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Opinion | Should students cross the picket line?

As part of the ongoing UCU strikes, university staff are forming picket lines across campus. For students, this poses the question: should we stay at home and respect the movement, or should we cross the picket lines to access much-needed resources?
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Opinion | Why we should re-think our understanding of student volunteering

In recent years, the ethics of so-called ‘voluntourism’ schemes and programmes that integrate voluntary work with some form of travel experience, have been hotly contested.
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Opinion | Are internships a barrier to social mobility?

In today’s highly competitive job market, using family relations to secure valuable work experience is irresistible. Unfortunately, doing so disadvantages those who can’t.
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