Tampons for everyone

UCAS are here to help you with your flow

UCAS, instead of sending out the ordinary gifts to prospective university students such as pens, badges and bottle openers have decided to take a slightly more odd, yet progressive route.

Some fortunate students have had the pleasure of receiving free tampons and sanitary towels, and are understandably quite confused by the whole situation.

The envelopes that contain samples from brands such as Tampax and Always, and details about different universities also comfortingly state: ‘because the best times call for the best protection.’

UCAS tampons

To say the least, the reactions on twitter were definitely mixed; emotions varying from bewildered to downright pissed off:

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You may end up in thousands of pounds of debt after uni, but at least there is a reduced chance of leakage.