Newly developed University Ranking System places an emphasis on Culture

A new university ranking system has been created which takes into consideration 24 Wikipedia editions of various languages. Called the Wikipedia Ranking of World Universities (WRWU), the main idea behind this programme involves emphasising the cultural impact certain universities have…

Up to a Quarter of Degrees are not “worth it financially”, according to a new report

According to a new report by Onward UK, “it is not worth incurring over £50,000 of debt to obtain a university degree” amid a fifth to quarter of university students. The report not only questions the value of some degrees,…

Working Class Diary: LSE Students Share Their Stories

Current students shed light on their experiences of arriving at the LSE from a working class background My class identity has been central to my time at LSE. Backhanded comments, often never said in good faith, are a daily occurance.…

The University System Is Broken: Here’s How to Fix It

Education spreads knowledge; it broadens minds; it improves productivity. Higher education has exploded in recent years – whether it is “worth it” in an economic sense for all these people to go to university is unclear (would it be more…