Archive for September, 2010

Scottish students in financial meltdown

According to a survey by the National Union of Students (NUS), students in Scotland have reached “crisis levels” of financial hardship, despite the abolition of tuition fees that sets Scottish universities apart from the rest of the UK. Continue reading

Young people most susceptible to STIs

New figures released by the Health Protection Agency (HPA) recently shows that young people, and in particular young women, are the most likely to suffer from sexually transmitted infections (STIs). The total number of new cases diagnosed in 2009 was 482,696, an increase of 12,000 from the figures from 2008. Continue reading