So my first year of university has finished-the teaching part anyway and normally this warrants a reflective post. I went to university without any real idea of how it would be. Obviously I had heard a few things from friends about how the first year was relaxing but even with that warning, I was still…Read more Post First Year Of Uni
As many of you are aware, this blog was created firstly to vent my frustration at university fees in the UK which have been made more difficult for people like myself who cannot take out interest based loans for religious reasons, which are of course based on moral reasoning. Many people would tell you that…Read more From Headache To Migraine
If we are individually free, why has education become such a burden upon us? Let us take the view of those who support positive freedom for that is what is being promoted through education. Compulsory education is supported by modern liberals as although it is a constraint on individual liberty, it leads to greater freedom…Read more Freedom Of Education Or Freedom From Education?
A lovely day right? Well it was quite grey but the clouds have parted which is good as the plan is to visit the Olympic Park in Stratford. Please, hold your horses, the Olympics didn't benefit the locals so much so I am not that excited. This park will be the first advantage to the…Read more Students Need Your Help!
It is quite reasonable to demand value for money right? This post was inspired by another that I read which was describing why humanities students are silly to complain that they do not have as much contact hours during their degree as other subjects. Well, they have every right to complain I say. However, perhaps…Read more The Humanities vs The Rest
Hi visitor! here is quick summary of my blog if you're new to it and Word Press. Yes the title of my blog paints a picture of an intensely depressed student who moans all day and screeches at any happiness but no, I am not like that (although according to members of my family, I…Read more So you’re wondering, what is this blog about?
“Oh wow you work? Where?” That is the response I usually receive when I tell people that I will not be able to make an event as I have work Often, their enthusiasm towards my job is more than mine as they see it a great thing. Now, while there are certainly advantages to working…Read more It’s great that you have a job while in college! Err no, its tiring.
This problem is exacerbated for people like me who will be paying the fees up front. Why? The answer is that as a Muslim, I cannot deal with interest, whether this is receiving interest money or giving it as interest is forbidden due to the way it preys on the weaknesses of the poor while…Read more What to do about those dreadful fees?
I hear someone laughing. I can hear them from my bedroom as I sit on my Manchester United duvet covers while they chuckle at the absurdity of this teenager worrying about money. “Problems? Bah, you will know problems when you come to my age son. For now you can stick to worrying about fashion and…Read more Age..ism?
I have a problem. Admittedly and on the grand scale of things, it isn’t really a huge one but it matters. It matters to me and most likely to you. Why? Because it is one you have probably encountered or are encountering today. The problem is this: money. They say money isn’t everything but trust me that…Read more A Dilemma