Access to justice in student appeals: lawyers be gone?

Students should not be dissuaded from exercising their right to seek legal advice for student appeals, says Christopher Coyle.   Against a backdrop of lawyer-bashing, there is a worrying trend by universities of discouraging students from seeking legal advice, particularly in the field of academic appeals. Many universities have enshrined within their Governance Regulations that students cannot have representation by a lawyer for an appeal hearing, although they can have family, friends or other forms of representative as long as they are not legally qualified.   Others have taken a further step by explicitly discouraging students seeking any form of…

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Echo Falls have prepared us students for Christmas celebrations

If you haven’t heard about Echo Falls new ‘Summer Berries Vodka’ then where have you been the past few months?!!?! It’s the weekend and Echo Falls Vodka is officially out – and what perfect timing for us students to start our Christmas celebrations.  Inspired by their fabulous Fruit Fusion range, Echo Falls celebrates everything good about being spontaneous and enjoying the moment with friends and loved ones (because life’s great when things just happen, right?). It’s a spirited little number taking the nation’s favourite fruit fusion into fruity vodka for the first time.  Party Trick: A fantastic cocktail mixer, try creating a ProsEcho Falls by mixing…

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World Vegan Month – The Student Way

Veganism is a growing lifestyle choice around the world and there is no better time to celebrate its progress and raise more awareness than World Vegan Month.  World Vegan Month was born out of the founding of the Vegan Society in 1994, and every year since, November the 1st has marked World Vegan Day and has now grown into world Vegan Month. This month aims to highlight how accessible and beneficial the vegan lifestyle can be, and hopes to encourage the curious minds of many future vegans. So what better way to add to this celebration than to write from…

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INSTAX – Lomo’Instant Automat Review

Summer is over, and everyone is back to reality. I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to document my summer with the summer edition “Lomo’Instant Automat Cabo Verde” Polaroid camera.   Lomography were thrilled to introduce the summer edition Lomo’Instant Automat Cabo Verde. This is the first new edition of the Lomo’Instant Automat since it burst onto the photography scene last year. – But its not just a summer fling, Instax have created an all year round product. This compact camera takes Fuji Instax Mini film and automatically adjusts shutter speed, aperture and flash output for perfectly exposed snaps in any…

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