Editorial for The Student, 20 September

With Eloise Kohler.

The occupation of George Square Lecture Theatre this week may not have achieved anything tangible but it did serve to make us think about what they were fighting for. It is clear that degrees are going to become exorbitantly expensive, but interestingly – if sadly – it seems that the wider value of a degree is set to decrease. Of course, this is difficult to quantify, but we’ve tried to think about it in terms of financial prospects, vital life experience, and educational benefits. Continue reading

Editorial for The Student, 13 September

With Eloise Kohler.

When we first started discussing this editorial, we both agreed immediately how much we wished someone had sat us down when we were freshers and told us to just not worry so much. There’s something about first year that amplifies problems – the intensity of your living environment, along with the issues, practical and emotional, of being away from home. Take it from us: everything will definitely be alright. Continue reading