Labour has traditionally been the party that represents the views of young people and to nobody’s surprise has always had the strongest support of the main parties from Kingston University students. However, if you asked [more…]
Politicians on both sides of the political spectrum clashed on issues including students, Brexit and climate change at Kingston University’s second election debate on December 5. Three candidates representing the Richmond constituency presented their range [more…]
Kingston MP James Berry has opposed his party’s approach on cutting international student numbers and said KU’s overseas applicants are “absolutely fine”.
The Government inflicted the second major cut of the decade on student finances. As if tripling tuition fees to £9,000 in 2010 were not enough to undermine youth trust in politics, replacing a typical annual [more…]
The Conservative candidate for Kingston and Surbiton, James Berry, received the lowest turn-out of students for his talk at Penrhyn Road campus, despite representing the second most popular party at Kingston University. The “Meet your [more…]
Kingston council leader has accused the Liberal Democrats of sabotaging a public consultation into the redevelopment of the town centre by launching a “petty” petition. The Lib Dems are campaigning to “save” Kingston’s iconic tumbling [more…]
“Witch” used to be a word that could send an innocent woman to her death, so why would you use that word today? Sofia Capel If there was ever a week where one should have avoided [more…]
This week at a glance from further affield. Gemma Coleman Gay marriage agreed Same-sex marriage has been approved by MPs in England and Wales. The House of Commons voted in favour of the Marriage (Same [more…]
A brief look at the past week’s news.
Breaking promises about rise in tuition fees loses Lib Dem student votes at Kingston.