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University students left feeling robbed

With only one in three students feeling satisfied with the fees they are paying and value they are paying each year, it’s fair to say university students aren’t feeling fulfilled, Safiyah Bennington reports. In 2017, university fees went up by £250 which caused an uproar for students. A Second year student, Alicia Brand, said: ‘Fees went […]

Coppa Club brings Igloo’s back to Tower Bridge

(Photo credit: Coppa Club) Expect sparkling views, cozy blankets and  festive cocktails, reports Laura Finkler. Instagrammers get ready: the  giant igloos are popping up all over the shop this winter, and it’s no surprise given how mad everyone went for them last year! The photo-loving folk of London went absolutely bonkers for the riverside huts, with extra staff […]

Minimum alcohol pricing vs. students

(Photo: Alcohol being poured into glass. Credit: Pexels) The Scottish government to  introduce a minimum pricing policy for alcohol drinks, that will take place on 1st May next year, reports Leanne Cresswell. Minimum pricing is targeted on the cheaper but stronger drinks that can be brought in supermarkets and off-licences, such as cheap cider and spirits. With […]

Choose love – the shop that offers plenty to buy but nothing for yourself

(Pic: store front of Choose Love. Credit: Thisissoho) A new pop-up shop recently opened is dedicated to funding clothes to refugees across the globe – brought by what you choose in store, Delina Petiros and Moona Popal reports. Choose Love is a charity organisation founded in 2015, a simply but powerful message raising money to help refugees all […]

Sneak peak: The love of the nightingale

The second year drama students are putting on their first live performance of the year and some sneak peeks with an exclusive interview reveals more, reports Laura Finkler and Maddie Binns. In The Love of the Nightingale Timberlake Wertenbaker re-tells the Greek myth of Procne and Philomele, drawing on the techniques and the poetry of Ancient […]

Esports bringing gamers together across London 

Pic: Lone gamer at esports Meltdown bar in north London Gamers have a reputation of hiding away from the real world, in order to be left alone to save galaxies and conquer kingdoms. This is about to change with the opening of new esports bars across the capital, reports Delina Petiros One of the UK’s […]

JLDN Radio – abortions, clocks changing, mental health wait times

This week on JLDN's radio show we cover a wide range of stories ranging from Scotland allowing a pill for at home abortions, long waiting times for young people suffering mental health and more options for graduates as they decide to leave London. Also with the clocks changing this weekend we check out the benefits of having an extra hour of sleep!