Danny Shaw

Assistant Editor

Danny Shaw


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Belial! Behemoth! Beelzebub! Where does the evil pet TikTok audio actually come from?

Dogs are evil, end of

These are the Bake Off contestants who gained the most Instagram followers so far

Obvs Sandro’s follower count skyrocketted by 773.5 per cent

The Russell Group universities with the fewest students from ethnic minority backgrounds

Where does your uni rank?

Nadine Dorries has deleted her Twitter, so here’s a roundup of her most unhinged tweets

‘Food doesn’t grow on trees’

These are the best universities for every individual subject in 2022

What a time to study Food Science at Glasgow Caledonian University

Posho ranking: These are the universities with the most private school students in 2022

Shock: Durham’s packed to the rafters with former private school pupils

Only a true fan will get full marks on this Paddington 2 trivia quiz

How well do you remember the iconic film?

Here are the very best memes about the queue to see the Queen’s coffin

Nothing screams British like a queue for Queenie

Meet Rebs: The Leeds Uni graduate taking the Great British Bake Off by storm

She’s a bit of a jet-setter and loves a night out

Bake Off is back and Twitter is cooking up more top quality memes than ever before

Everyone’s thirsting over Sandro

Anti-sexual harassment charity slams Gymshark for ‘polite catcalling’ video

The video shows a man shouting at a group of women: ‘Damn girl, you look like your sweat smells good’

Debunked: Has Wetherspoons stopped selling condoms in its toilets in honour of the Queen?

One person tweeted: ‘A baby boom is what she would have wanted’

‘Oh f**k’: Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng swore twice back when he was on University Challenge

The former Cambridge student panicked when he buzzed in and forgot the answer

NUS President claims she received death threats amid ongoing investigation into her conduct

One email, allegedly sent to Dallali reads: ‘We will find you and kill you’

People on Twitter are losing it over these Liz Truss curtsy memes

Theresa May is defo her choreographer

Lyrics quiz: How well do you know the songs from Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging

She’s so luvuhlay (Hint: that’s one of the lyrics)

Debunked: Are the Harry Potter films actually coming to Netflix?

People on Twitter seem to think so

This is where the ‘AUGH’ sound that’s plaguing your TikTok FYP actually comes from

It’s doing my head in

Student told she’d lost her place at uni after achieving straight A*s in her A-Levels

Amber was able to sort out the exam board cock-up but thousands of others may not have been so lucky

Over half of the general public don’t think university is good value for money

69 per cent of university graduates agree

Over half of disabled students struggle with their mental health while at university

‘I wish the university had been able to provide me with the support they advertised me’

Student housing crisis: First years left without places in halls with term just weeks away

Some University of West England students have been offered accommodation in Wales

You’re not a real Arctic Monkeys fan unless you get full marks on this lyrics quiz

A new Arctic Monkeys album is dropping in October

University lecturer sacked after forcing student to apologise for suicide attempt

A court found that Loughborough University’s decision to dismiss Paul Leaney was correct

Durham student and GB News pundit Sophie Corcoran claims she was bullied out of Tory party

The Conservative Party dismissed Sophie’s claim that she was bullied

UCU: Liz Truss must call on Saudis to scrap 34 year prison sentence given to Leeds student

Salma al-Shehab was arrested while on holiday in connection with her Twitter activity

It’s official: Oxford students spend the most on takeaways every month

No time to cook when you’re bashing the books

Clearing chaos: 45,000 uni hopefuls stuck in limbo, nearly a week after A-Level results day

This is ‘a good third higher than normal at this point’, experts say

Bill management company scraps some students’ energy packages and hikes up prices for others

Students have been left in the lurch, with their tenancies starting in a matter of days

A third of student accommodation will cost more than the average maintenance loan

Experts say it’s going to be an ‘increasingly difficult time’ for young people

This is why university bosses want your tuition fees to be hiked up

If tuition fees had risen with inflation, UK students would be paying around £12k a year

From Wimbledon to Billie Eilish gigs – MPs given £100k worth of free tickets this summer

Alright for some

Ukrainian A-Level student lands Durham Uni place as his dad fights on the front line

He’s off to Durham Uni to study Biological Sciences

Plaster of Paris and malaria meds: All the substances missold as festival drugs in 2022

Some have nasty side effects

The poorest students will be £1.2k worse off next year, as student loan value slumps

The government is doing ‘nothing at all’ to protect students, says the IFS

These are the university cities where students spend the most on a night out

On average, students spend over £25 on a night out

The Russell Group unis that raked in the most profit in the 2020/21 academic year

Edi Uni made a whopping £127.3m profit

These are the uni cities where students rely the most on mummy and daddy’s money

On average, UK students receive £331 from the bank of mum and dad every month

These are the uni cities where students are spending the most on booze every month

Finally, a league table that Cambridge comes bottom in

These are the uni cities where the cost of living is highest for students in 2022

Wouldn’t want to be an Edinburgh student rn

Liz Truss slammed for university policy that could see the start of term moved to January

Cambridge Uni is ‘very concerned’ with the proposal

This is how much renewable energy Russell Group universities are producing

Exeter Uni is leading the way

Russell Group universities churn out more carbon emissions than Greenland

They were collectively responsible for over 750k tonnes of CO2 emissions in a single year

Graduates will save money as student loan interest rates slashed for second time to 6.3 per cent

Student loan interest rates previously stood at an eye-watering 12 per cent

Over one in five graduates don’t think university was worth while

Half of grads say their jobs have nothing to do with their degrees

One in four graduates haven’t learned to cook by the time they’ve left university

I’m literally 90 per cent Ristorante pizzas at this point

Rishi Sunak wants to scrap university degrees that don’t boost graduate salaries

What if I like reading books and facing a lifetime of overwhelming debt?

Liz Truss could move the start of the university year to January if she becomes PM

She wants all pupils who get straight A*s to be given an Oxbridge interview

Don’t Pay UK: This campaign group is calling on people to stop paying their energy bills

They hope a ‘mass non-payment’ strike will take place on October 1st

Terminally-ill lecturer who moonied speeding camera cleared of any wrongdoing

‘It was a good laugh,’ says Darrell Meekcom

Uni students who live in halls are spending three quarters of their student loan on rent

Students in the most expensive uni cities are paying over £200 in rent every week

This is how Hinge’s most compatible feature actually works

Well now I’m going to overthink all my prompts

Russell Group unis paid students up to £15k to defer their places

Students were given cash in hand or had their accommodation costs covered for a year

A fraudster, a footballer and a fishmonger: Meet the parents of the Love Island 2022 cast

Some of them are RICH

Jewish grad sues Leeds Uni, claiming her essay was failed because it didn’t criticise Israel

‘I almost had a complete breakdown over this’

Number of students investigated for cheating at Oxford Uni up by 120 per cent in two years

Over half of all cases came from a single department

PewDiePie slammed for appearing to mock deaf person’s voice and signing

Scarlett May has described his actions as ‘weird’ and ‘unnecessary’

One in 10 students think Tories should be barred from campus

Nine in ten students have a lot of questions to answer

We’re hiring a News Reporter

We’re looking for an ambitious and passionate young journalist to come and break big scoops

These are the Russell Group unis where students were least satisfied with their course in 2022

One in four students at Russell Group unis aren’t happy with the quality of their education

This is how you can get a monkeypox vaccine in the UK

More than 2,000 cases have been confirmed in England

This is what the cast of Bend It Like Beckham are up to now

It’s been 20 years since the film’s release

If UK politicians had BeReal, this is what their posts would probably look like

I swear Liz Truss is faking her BeReals, she always seem to be in that bloody pork market

This is how to do the ‘do you want a bite?’ trend that’s all over TikTok right now

It’s honestly taken my fyp hostage

Uni tells PhD students they should consider selling Avon to help them cope financially

One professor branded this advice ‘freaking ridiculous’

Everything you need to know about Tuci- the party drug people are calling ‘pink cocaine’

‘It could literally be anything’

‘A complete bullsh*tter’: Keir Starmer slams Boris Johnson in podcast rant

The Labour leader also slammed the Tory leadership candidates

Quiz: Plan a night out and we’ll tell you which Tory villain you are

If you get up to no good in the club, you’re defo Matt Hancock

Below Deck: Who is Chef Leon and where is now?

Hopefully far, far away from Kate for both of their sakes

This is where the ‘go out to the parking lot’ TikTok audio actually comes from

‘Fab Five Freddy told me everybody’s fly’

The Tory members choosing the next PM couldn’t care less about climate change

Most of the leadership candidates also don’t see climate change as the massive issue it is

Meet Kemi Badenoch: The PM hopeful who misgendered trans people and mocked LGBTQ+ rights

The Tory MP also doesn’t think institutional racism exists in the UK

The Tory MP who flicked her middle finger at people outside No.10 is now in charge of unis

‘I’m only human’, says Andrea Jenkyns

Exclusive: Russell Group universities saved £11m during this year’s lecturer strikes

The lecturers’ union says this is ‘outrageous’

A definitive ranking of the Tory leadership election campaign videos from least to most nauseating

Penny Mordaunt literally had a convicted murderer in her campaign video

Over 20,000 people turned up to London’s Trans Pride 2022 and the pictures are iconic

Yasmin Finney from Heartstopper gave a passionate speech

More than one in ten students are forced to use food banks

The NUS is demanding students have a ‘cost of living support package as a matter of urgency’

These Tory MPs could replace Boris as PM- here are all their rancid opinions

I mean Ben Wallace literally doesn’t think gay people should be able to marry

‘No one is remotely indispensible,’ says Boris Johnson in pitiful resignation speech

A timetable for electing the new leader of the Tory party and the country will be announced next week

Confirmed: Boris Johnson will resign as prime minister and leader of the Tory party


LIVE: The Tories who are staying and those who have resigned in the wake of the Pincher scandal

Fancy another one?

Introducing the Australian high school students who started the viral ‘gentleminions’ trend

Hoards of teenagers around the world are dressing in suits and going to screenings of Minions: Rise of Gru

PSA: Universities are making it even harder for students to get firsts this year

New changes will slash the number of students getting a first by 25 per cent

Gentleminions TikTok trend: People are rocking up to the new Minions movie dressed in suits

Some cinemas are now banning those participating in the trend from seeing Minions: Rise of Gru

The Heartstopper cast turning up to Pride is the best thing to ever happen on planet Earth

In a word: Iconic

University lecturers are voting on whether to strike over pay and pensions next term

‘Staff are struggling in the midst of devastating cost of living crisis’

Two uni students glue themselves to Van Gogh painting in protest against fuel companies

‘I’m not willing to be marched to my death by the fossil fuel companies and their government puppets,’ says Bournemouth student Louis

Here are the university cities where the cost of living crisis is hitting students the hardest

No prizes for guessing London comes out on top

NUS demands the government gives students a ‘summer payment’ to combat hardship

‘While everyone else in society can claim benefits, many students can’t’

‘I don’t take sh*t’: Anthony Joshua is not sorry for threatening to crack students’ jaws

The heavyweight boxer also claimed to buy Loughborough students 100 pizzas every weekend

Bad news: 2022 is set to be the hardest year on record to get into university

Good A-Level grades won’t necessarily guarantee your place at uni

‘It was a fight to get out the system,’ says trans therapist and conversion therapy survivor

Daniel was given antipsychotic medication when he told his doctor he was trans

Unis may have to take fewer British students amid tuition fee crisis, say Russell Group VCs

Universities may have to give places to more international students as their fees aren’t capped

Uh oh: 6.5k graduates now owe £100k in student loan debt…and this number is rising fast

Many students won’t finish paying back their loan debts

These students bumped into Matt Hancock having a boogie at a club in Oxford

The former health secretary was at a reunion with his uni chums

The university cities where landlords are clawing the most profit from students

‘The student housing market is scandalous’

This is how you can get involved in the ‘sometimes when I’m lonely’ TikTok trend

…I sit and think about him

Embarrassingly, the government is investing just £1 per student as part of new mental health support package

‘That’s a drop in the ocean’

Chef Dave rocked up at this uni flat and made everyone omelettes

Anyone for a drinkypoo?

University of Bristol requests permission to appeal the Natasha Abrahart ruling

Last month a court found that disability discrimination by the University of Bristol led to the suicide of Natasha Abrahart

‘Nothing short of a heist’: University staff to lose up to £200k from their pensions

Universities ‘lied about the scale of their pension cuts,’ says union boss