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Premium Friday: Tackling Overwork in Japan

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By Rajan Soni John Maynard Keynes, the renowned economist, once predicted in 1930 that the next generation would be working a mere 15 hours a week. Fast forward to 2017, however, and the topic of excessive working hours remains alive in our discourse, from in the media to economists and co-workers alike. Yet in Japan, the issue of overwork and its impact on health has been largely repressed by society,…

Removal of the post-study work visa affecting LSE students

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By Megan Crockett, News Editor According to an article published by the Times Higher Education (THE), “international students are being distracted by the need to acquire work experience or apply for jobs during their course following the removal of the post-study work visa in the UK”. The abolition, which took place in January 2013, could very well be having an impact on London School of Economics (LSE) students as only…