Unemployment levels are rising and a university education is getting increasingly expensive. Sarah-Kate Caughey questions the usefulness of a degree: is it really worth it?
There is a common conception of China as state-influenced and overpopulated. Will Clowes tests his speculations and meets the determined people tipped to take over the world.
His works transcend time, fashion, generation, culture, language, but what makes Shakespeare’s plays so immortal, asks Emily Monk
The films have been well-watched and plays well-studied but Izabella Scott urges us to re-live ‘Romeo and Juliet’ through re-reading the original text; the words alone explain our addiction to Shakespeare’s most tragic love story
A fixture on campus for decades, RB McDowell helped shape the college experience of generations of students. Anne Leonard looks back at the career of the Junior Dean to end them all.
Traditionally, the Irish third level education system has focused on exam results rather than coursework as an indicator of excellence. The Irish Undergraduate Awards aim to correct this imbalance, writes Kiera Healy
Former Chief of Staff to Tony Blair, Jonathan Powell, talks to Emily Monk about the peace process, the role of biscuits in negiotiation, and “the greatest tragedy of my life” — the final mark of his Oxford history degree.
Whilst some were in Thailand, the States, Russia or wherever, I went to Romania with a popular volunteer programme.
Izabella Scott wonders why her assertive behaviour is less favoured than her sisters’ demureness