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This Uni Was Called Out For A "Vile" Culture Of Sexual Violence. A Year Later, Students Tell Us What's Changed.

BuzzFeed News visited Durham University a year after it was revealed to have some of the highest reports of sexual assaults in the UK. As a new intake of students arrive, the picture is more complex than it first appears.

22 Photos That Only Make Sense If You Went To Uni Before 2007

Let's go back to a world of nu rave and third person Facebook statuses.

19 Gross Things Every Student Has Done But Would Never Admit To

Used a saucepan for your cereal because there were no clean bowls.

We Went Back To Uni After 10 Years And Here's What We Learned

There's something truly beautiful about three years of grimy kitchens and wearing your duvet as a shawl.

Universities Are Grappling With A Surge Of Students Asking For Mental Health Support

Higher tuition fees and a growing awareness of their rights means students want more from their universities when it comes to mental health – and some are even taking them to court.

22 Songs Anyone Who Was A Fresher In 2007 Will Remember Perfectly

"Apple bottom jeans, boots with the fuuuurrrr."

This Is What It's Like To Be The Only Conservative On Campus

"I remember when I first came here and I said, 'I’m in Tory Soc,' and someone laughed, 'Oh there’s a Conservative society here – surely there can’t be.' We have to make sure it’s not a joke. This is a serious society."

7 Types Of University Friendships

This is what friends are for.

21 Memes All University Students Will Relate To On A Spiritual Level

There are so many things to look forward to! Most of them involve drinking and exams.

Teetotal Students Are On The Rise But Unis Aren't Keeping Up

More and more students are choosing an alcohol-free university experience.

19 Things You'll Remember If You Were A Student In 2010

"Don't Stop Believin'" was the last song of every night out.

Students Around The Country Want To "Decolonise" Their "Whitewashed" Curriculums

A London university says it never had plans to remove paintings of white founders, and Rhodes Must Fall is dying down, but the "decolonisation" movement is far from over.

15 Breathtakingly Beautiful Handwritten Revision Notes That Will Inspire You

If you're gonna make notes, why not make them look good too?

16 Books Everyone In Their Early Twenties Should Read

Books that will make you feel less alone away from home.

8 Charts That Show How Ethnicity Determines Your Outcome At University

White people are the least likely to go to university – but some BAME students still face disadvantages throughout the process.

16 Food And Drink Combos That Every British Student Relies On

Vodka and squash is a legitimate cocktail.

This Straight-A Student Had To Crowdfund Her Student Loan

Statistics shared with BuzzFeed News reveal over £300,000 has been raised to help university students this year on one crowdfunding platform alone.

17 Tumblr Posts You'll Find Funny If You've Ever Written An Essay

Oh, you want to see my essay? Sure, let me just open UUUUUGH.doc...

19 Things You'll Remember If You Started Uni A Decade Ago

How has it been that long already?!

We Know Almost Nothing About How “Study Drugs” Are Used By Students

Despite the headlines warning of an “explosion” in students taking drugs like Ritalin and Adderall, their prevalence – and their risks – remains a scientific black spot.

Top Universities Are Getting 10 Times As Many Applications From Well-Off Areas Than Poorer Ones

Students from areas that don’t traditionally send many people to university are even less likely to apply to the UK’s top institutions.

This Tory Minister Says Students Can Cover Living Costs By Having A "Frugal Existence"

Labour has accused the universities minister of "breathtaking" ignorance over the claim.

There’s A Record Number Of Muslim Student Leaders And Here’s Why

The number of Muslim sabbatical officers at UK universities has increased fivefold in two years. Leaders say a hostile media and increased scrutiny mean their roles have never been more difficult – or more vital.

35 Things All Students Learn In Their First Week At Uni

You survive solely off cheap noodles and naps.

These University Students Around The Country Showed Us Their Accommodation

“The price is completely unbelievable. In Cornwall you can easily get a bungalow or a semi-detached house for the same amount,” said a student who is paying £800 a month in London.

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