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Why UK students have it better, as told by an American exchange student

Image: Unsplash – Rochelle Nicole [Emily Alvarenga | Contributing Writer] As I prepared to go abroad, I heard all the talk about UK universities. Whether it was that the grading scale was ten times harder than the US or that the classes were way more advanced, I admit that I was pretty nervous. But when I got here it didn’t take me long to realise that going to university in the UK is so much better. And although I’m sure all the movies make it seem like college life in Ameri

Hertfordshire in top 20 per cent of world’s most international universities

Image: Bryony Wharfe [Aaron Hurst | Contributing Writer] Hertfordshire has been named in the top 20 per cent of the world’s most international universities. Just two months after appearing in the top 50 UK universities for major employers by Times Higher Education, the same publication has ranked Hertfordshire 122 out of the top 200 in the world, and 48 in the UK. Universities were judged based on their “international outlook”. This is one of many aspects Times Higher Educati

The battle of the TV series: UK vs USA

[Laura Noakes | Deputy Editor] There are plenty of successful shows here in the UK, and over in America. But what happens when we, or the USA, try to remake shows that are already successful? 1) The Office UK vs USA The Office UK (BBC) The Office is one of those rare US/UK success stories. The UK original stared Ricky Gervais and Martin Freeman and ran for only two series before Gervais ended the show. It was heartwarmingly funny and seemed quintessentially British. The Offic

Malaysian Students Gather for Nottingham Games

[Gina Wong | Contributing Writer] It’s the season again where all Malaysians gather for a competitive sports competition.. Nottingham Malaysian Games (NMG) is an annual event and was created in 1985, it is also one of the largest student-led events at the University of Nottingham and in the UK. Approximately 6,000 Malaysiansturned up for this huge event on the 22nd November, organised by the President of Nottingham Malaysian Society, Ashley Leong Pik May. There are a total of