By Klara Woxström On Thursday 24 February, the UK government’s Department for Education (DfE) published an open consultation for the restructuring of England’s higher education system. This is in response to a review of post-18 education in 2019. Amongst the proposals was a new minimum
By Alan Nemirovski An Instagram account was criticised by Rosebery Hall staff for sharing inappropriate comments about residents on its page. The account posts comments that are submitted by other residents. An email sent to residents on Friday 25 February from Rosebery Hall’s Warden, Jack
By Aysha Sarah On Tuesday 1 March, a cyclist was killed in a fatal collision with a HGV lorry outside Holborn Station. The scene was cordoned off with a heavy police presence in the area following the incident. A spokesperson for the Met Police said:
By Aart Malhotra On Friday 18 February, LSE published its annual sustainability report, highlighting the School’s commitment to tackling the climate crisis. The report examines how LSE’s Sustainability Strategic Plan was applied across all sectors of the School, including education, research, leadership, and investment over
By Jessica Pretorius and Chenoa Colaco Planned pay cuts for UK university staff have been approved, causing widespread anger after three weeks of strikes. On Tuesday 22 February, the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) joint negotiating meeting took place, resulting in a vote in favour of
By Aditya A. A groundswell of sympathy for Ukraine is picking up momentum as Russian attacks on the country continue unabated. Russian President Vladimir Putin put Russian nuclear forces on alert on Monday 28 February, further escalating the stakes in the invasion of neighbouring Ukraine.
By Aditya A. Strong gusts of wind accompanying the Storm Eunice have caused the UK Met Office to issue a Red Weather Warning, the highest state of alert for dire weather conditions. BBC reported that Eunice is estimated to be the worst storm in England
By Aditya A. Sir Tim Besley, the School Professor of Economics and Political Science and Sir W. Arthur Lewis Professor of Development Economics at the LSE, has been appointed to the British government’s Levelling Up Advisory Council. On 2 February, the Government released a white