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Life for many has got worse as the government has used the opportunity presented by the global financial crisis to push through reforms to restructure the UK economy. Part of that restructuring has been to change the function of higher education.
As much as I tried to repress from memory a recent post in The Independent titled “Slut dropping’ and ‘Pimps and Hoes’ – the sexual politics of freshers’ week”, it rings true for some common Muslim anxieties with student life.
With Freshers’ week fast approaching you may be starting to get that familiar butterfly feeling in your stomach. Moving away from home for the first time can be a daunting prospect. Thanks to Sophie Warnes’ Freshers’ Guide: What to take to university most of the boxes on the list are already checked. However, drawing on experience, there may be a few less obvious items which are missing from your SOS Student Survival Kit.
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