Lauren Hadeed

Keir Starmer visits the University of Warwick

On 19 January, Labour Party Leader, Keir Starmer, visited the University of Warwick’s WMG to meet students and researchers.  WMG is a globally recognised Warwick department engaged in research, development, and education across the fields of science, technology, and engineering.  WMG professionals work in tandem with industrial partners to augment...
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Posted Feb. 15, 2024

An exploration of Islamophobia at Warwick

Student associations and members of the Muslim community at the University of Warwick give an insight into Islamophobia and its rising threat due to conflicts in the Middle East. Following the escalation of violence in the Middle East, after Israeli-Palestine tensions reached a boiling point on October 7, Gaza has...
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Posted Jan. 19, 2024

Sayonara Suella: breaking down Braverman’s not-so-bon voyage

After a notoriously tendentious tenure at No.10 Downing Street, Suella Braverman was finally sacked as home secretary earlier this month, after defying senior advice to alter her opinion piece for The Times, which villainised the Metropolitan Police’s policing of protests. Mrs Braverman, despite having already been dismissed as home secretary...
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Posted Dec. 9, 2023

Call for an end to war

Dear Editor,  Gaza has now seen the arbitrary killings of over 10,000 civilians. In retaliation to Hamas, they’ve taken the lives of 7 times as many victims from the attack on 7 October 2023.  “Over the coming days, we will remain united and coordinated, together as allies, and as common...
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Posted Dec. 8, 2023

Warwickshire programme helping Ukrainian refugees find jobs extended after success

Warwickshire’s employment programme for Ukrainian refugees has been granted a four-month extension following its initial success. In September 2022, Coventry and Warwickshire Community Development Agency launched the Ukrainian Working in Warwickshire Programme (UWWP), which works with Ukrainians who are new to the UK job system. The programme connects clients to...
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Posted Nov. 10, 2023

Top university courses receive increased number of applications from disadvantaged students

Recent data released by the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) shows that a record number of underprivileged students have applied to pursue the UK’s most exclusive university degrees. Following a record-breaking number of disadvantaged students being accepted onto university courses in 2022, the number applying to study at high-ranking...
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Posted Nov. 5, 2023

Gaza’s voice: stories through graffiti and art

Acquainting oneself with the artistic expressions in Gaza, a victim of the Israeli-Egyptian embargo and home to 2 million Palestinians, turns watchers from disinterested onlookers to heart-provoked empathisers, much like a blank canvas that transforms into an alluringly intricate artwork. In the midst of the Middle East’s ongoing strife, civilians...
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Posted Nov. 4, 2023

A-levels to be replaced with new ‘Advanced British Standard’ qualification

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has announced plans to reform post-GCSE qualifications by combining A-levels and T-Levels into the new ‘Advanced British Standard’. During his speech at the Conservative Party Conference, Sunak declared that he would seek to implement a reconstructed qualification in which students will study five subjects. Akin to...
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Posted Oct. 31, 2023