Eduard Mead of Pointless Economic Musings saves us all from the hazards and horrors of sharing a student kitchen, using the awesome power of basic economics… It sounds like the kind of story that gets [...]October 31, 2011 28 Comments
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Eduard Mead of Pointless Economic Musings saves us all from the hazards and horrors of sharing a student kitchen, using the awesome power of basic economics… It sounds like the kind of story that gets fed to you during an emergency aid commercial: 12 youths at risk of malnutrition all cooking and eating in the [...]
October 31, 2011 28 Comments
University freshers lack basic life skills, with many never having cooked, cleaned, or shopped for themselves, according to research.
September 26, 2011 No Comments
Your heart is beating fast – thumping loudly against your chest as you wait, nervously, for your A-level results. Finally they arrive. You hastily open the envelope and at long last find out what you’ve got. But whether you achieved good, bad or moderate grades your parents will be there to support you; just like [...]
August 3, 2011 5 Comments
Simon Cox’s vid won the July slot in our Article of the Month series, so congratulations Simon, your £50 cheque is winging it’s way to you now! His video is quirky, fun…very different. Let us know what you think in the Comments section! Sam Williams Panel Manager PS If you’d like to win £50 for [...]
July 5, 2011 17 Comments
Picture the scene – in the sitting room of an average looking student house three girls are sat twiddling their thumbs. They are already made-up and ready to party, but instead they’re stuck waiting for the other two housemates to finish sprucing. They’re taking some time. In front of the main mirror there is a [...]
June 1, 2011 7 Comments
It’s never been easy to choose a career path. Two of our 120,000 panellists were asked to share their stories. They were interviewed by in house researchers Melanie Cohen and Tatenda Musesengwa. By the following panellists: Josh Kidd, University of Bath, Maths, graduated in 2008 Samantha Peacock, King’s College London, Law, final year
May 13, 2011 No Comments
A recent poll in the Metro found that a third of women at university would trade a year of their life in return for their ideal body. This does not shock me. Whether we care to admit it or not, we all judge, and are judged, by our looks. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing, [...]
May 3, 2011 4 Comments
Welcome to another one of our occasional newsletters!
April 12, 2011 No Comments
Each year OpinionPanel carries out a poll on behalf of the Times Higher Education Supplement for the best student experience as rated by the students themselves. The winner for the Times Higher Education’s ‘Most Improved Student Experience’ for 2010 was The University of Sunderland. More than 13,000 full-time undergraduates took part in this year’s poll, [...]
April 4, 2011 No Comments
Lots of people find love at university, including our future monarch and his lovely bride to be. We’re all looking forward to their Big Day on 29th of this month, I’m sure! This month’s Article of the Month celebrates finding love at university and managing that fine balancing act between work and play! – Ed [...]
April 1, 2011 3 Comments