Ten History Books I’d Love to See on Your UCAS Form

In schools up and down the country, budding young historians are just about to go on a quest: a quest for that perfect UCAS text. The history book you read and analyse in a couple of sentences that you hope will dazzle the admissions people at the university of your choice. Unfortunately, most will choose…

A Cynic’s Guide to University

It’s Freshers’ Week! That time of the year when loving parents drop their children off at their new homes, faced with the horrifying knowledge that next time they see little Simon he will probably have picked up a drug problem or an STD. Meanwhile, for postgrads and academics, it’s the season when the nights start…