Suzanna Chen

Suzanna Chen
London University


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London student societies accused of ‘supporting’ Hamas after its attack on Israel

Multiple societies made or shared controversial statements related to the group banned by the government

You’re hired! Imperial grads are the most likely to get good job offers in the whole UK

History of art degrees have never looked so good

‘We were so tremendously affected’: Students take UCL to court over pandemic disruptions

A hearing sees nearly 5,000 students trying to sue the uni over alleged ‘breach of consumer contracts’

Independent antisemitism inquiry launched at Goldsmiths University

This will be the first independent inquiry into antisemitism at a UK university

UCL student died after hitting his head in swimming pool whilst on holiday, inquest hears

Charlie Hopkins was described as a ‘lively, loving, trusting young man’

One more day of uni strikes added in March as UCU announces progress in talks

There will now be six upcoming strike dates this month

Strikes cancelled over the next two weeks following UCU negotiation progress

Seven days of strikes are called off as talks go on to ‘turn this progress into a full agreement’

‘Off my campus’: ‘Women’s liberation’ event at UCL sparks student protest for trans rights

‘Our existence should not be a debate,’ protesters said

‘It’s heartbreaking’: Afghan activist and LSE grad on the Taliban’s university ban for women

‘Whatever is happening in Afghanistan is completely in contradiction with Islam’

Man denies murder after body of a London student found in a suitcase

Hina Bashir was a 21-year-old student at Coventry University London

Man who stalked and sexually assaulted two London students has been jailed for six years

The police described the crimes as ‘cold and calculated’ and ‘targeted attacks’ against students

‘Down with n*****s, white power’: Inside the racist Queen Mary Uni group chat

A student in the chat told The Tab: ‘It was just boys being boys’

Queen Mary investigating after racist screenshots from a group chat emerge

The chat is filled with racist slurs

Woman arrested as UCL campus evacuation revealed as a hoax bomb threat

They made similar threats to several other locations across central London

‘It feels like we’re a problem’: Disabled London students on exclusion during Freshers’

A student described the fair as ‘the worst day I’ve ever spent on campus’

London student ‘nearly blinded’ after being punched on the bus by man holding keys

She allegedly waited 13 weeks for the police to take her statement after reporting the attack

London uni becomes first in UK to ban fossil fuel employers from recruiting students

Birkbeck University said it ‘will not hold relationships of any kind with oil, gas or mining companies’

Top London unis paid via Kremlin-linked bank days after Ukraine invasion

Imperial and London Business School got more than £700k from Russian partner despite claiming to have cut ties since the war

‘Think twice about applying’: Students protest for trans rights during UCL open day

Protesters want their message to make prospectives ‘send their tuition fee money somewhere else’

Meet the London student who wore an ‘I want a refund’ banner to her graduation ceremony

Tia hopes her protest ‘will shine a light on the discussion of compensation for students during the Covid era’

Student ‘enraged and heartbroken’ to discover ‘anti-trans propaganda’ in UCL building

This was discovered two days after the 50th anniversary of Pride in London

Queen Mary students ‘appalled’ by ‘incompetent’ outsourced marking

The uni was rumoured to hire Australian consultancy workers for grading during marking boycott

Goldsmiths warden claimed nearly £20k from the uni for taxi money over a two year period

UCU reveals massive personal spending by boss while staff lost jobs

UCL apologises for ‘culture of bullying and sexual misconduct’ at architecture school

‘Possibly xenophobic treatment’ of students went unpunished in Bartlett’s ‘toxic’ environment

London uni sent email ‘in error’ that appeared to reject applicant because they’re Russian

The uni said it was sent by mistake ‘due to an internal miscommunication’

‘It is isolating’: Medical students are struggling to get by on ‘unliveable’ funding

Government underfunding is failing future medics

Investigation into claims of antisemitism at the NUS starts on Monday

This comes after the government cut ties with the union over these allegations

Russell Group uni is ‘considering using external staff’ for marking during staff boycott

The uni’s UCU claims staff at an Australian consultancy may be used to grade student essays

Even without student loans, graduates face twice as much debt as those who didn’t go to uni

Starting to regret my life choices

Here’s where characters from Netflix’s Heartstopper would go to uni in the UK

You can’t NOT see Tao at UAL with that hair

Explained: What led up to the government ‘disengaging’ with the NUS and what happens next

The National Union of Students has been cut off from government funding and representation over claims of antisemitism

Quiz: Are you more like Nick or Charlie from Netflix’s Heartstopper?

Why can’t I be both??

London student goes viral over grim condition of a shared £1,000-a-month flat

They got 480,000 views on a TikTok shaming male roommates over filthy rooms

‘I was basically frozen out of student life’: Autistic students on their uni experiences

From socialising to job-hunting, autistic uni students share their struggles and strengths this Autism Acceptance Month

‘We are here to support Freedom’: Thousands of Londoners march in solidarity with Ukraine

London’s Mayor led the city in sending ‘a unified message of support’ to mark one month of the war

Arrest made following murder of 19-year-old London uni student in Clerkenwell

22-year-old Maher Maaroufe was arrested ‘on suspicion of murder and assault’

SOAS students evicted from occupation by ‘over 40 private bailiffs’

Students were allegedly ‘harassed, intimidated, and pushed around’

UCU ‘called further waves of strike actions’ at 14 London unis in late March

There will be five more days of strikes between 21 March and 1 April

Meet the student who got ‘kicked off’ his programme at Goldsmiths after a fee strike

‘Students withholding fees seems to be the only way to force them to change’

More than 30 students occupy SOAS building in solidarity with UCU strikes

Demands include fair workplace and pay, accessibility, and removal of director Adam Habib

‘I’m very worried’: London’s Ukrainian students on the crisis back home

International crisis is having personal consequences on some London students

London unis to be hit with another round of strikes in February

14 London unis can see up to 10 days of staff walkout and a student strike

Meet the LSE student who just went on hunger strike for a whole week

‘I needed to take drastic action, and a hunger strike seemed like the only option to me’

One in five students use their student loan to gamble, survey suggests

‘It took over my life – I wasn’t studying, I was just sitting in my halls gambling,’ says one student

A LGBTQ+ Community Centre is opening in Central London next month

The six-month pop-up aims to provide ‘a safe, inclusive, sober, intergenerational and intersectional space’

How I’m navigating, or trying to survive, Freshers’ as an autistic UCL student

Freshers’ is fun, but not for all of us