New ONS data show student mental health crisis

IF intern, Hugh Nicholl, looks into the findings of the Office for National Statistic’s latest student survey and outlines the worrying evidence of a student mental health crisis. Read more…

Students encouraged to think big when making complaints

The Office of the Independent Adjudicator for Higher Education (OIA) has reopened its consultation into the process by which students can make Large Group Complaints. IF intern Hugh Nicholl explores the implications of the OIA’s latest proposals for students affected by COVID-19

Why it’s time for a Future Generations Act

The “Wellbeing of Future Generations” Bill returns to Parliament later this month. IF intern Hugh Nicholl explains the case in favour of the legislation

The intergenerational effects of air pollution

Exposure to higher levels of air pollution among mothers affects the likelihood of their grandchildren going to university 40 years later, according to new research from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). IF intern Hugh Nicholl looks at the implications of these findings from an intergenerational perspective and asks what the government’s… Read more »

What does the Chancellor’s Spending Review mean for younger and future generations?

On Wednesday (25 November) UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak presented his “Spending Review 2020” (SR2020) to Parliament, setting out the government’s spending plans for the coming year. IF student intern Hugh Nicholl interprets the SR2020 from the perspective of younger and future generations, and shows why tentative steps towards reform to RPI, likewise announced on Wednesday,… Read more »