Duston Poppy Appeal: 90% fall in donations

The Duston Poppy Appeal has raised almost 10 times less than it normally does for the Armed Forces this November. The Duston and District British Legion Branch, a small branch of the charity in Northamptonshire, raised only £3,500 this year. A tiny fraction of the normal amount of £42,000. During November, Armistice Day would be […]

A-level students left fearing for future after receiving algorithm exam results

A-level students left fearing for future after receiving algorithm exam results

A-level students across England are protesting the grades they received this year due to an algorithm made to compensate having not sat end of year exams. The result ended up with almost 40% of students disappointed, having their final result downgraded despite having higher center-assessed grades, grades composed of an extensive amount of evidence, though […]

Job market is cause for concern for many amid pandemic

The sudden outbreak of the Coronavirus across the world has seen job opportunities dwindling, with an increase of furloughed staff since the start of the year. With the UK entering recession for the first time in 11 years, the future of the job market is looking “bleak” to many. Covid-19 and the lockdown measures that […]

‘Since lockdown it’s been a real struggle, I just don’t know what I’m going to do’ – Mental Health and financial worries most pressing on Student minds

The dangerous effects on mental health inflicted by the ongoing Coronavirus lockdown may been well-documented these last few months, but with a majority of final-year University students now job-hunting, their anxiety has only been compounded.   An unsettling report by the ISE only days ago, highlighted the ongoing damage being done to Britain’s graduate job-market. […]

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