I’m 22 and silly with cider, and I’ve made it halfway home, as far as Clapham Junction, where I’m waiting for the night bus, the number 37 flashing in the dark, and I feel victorious, to have come this far, halfway to SW19, where I can sit under the bright…


Opening tonight (Wednesday 13th March) at Vault Festival in Waterloo, Lucy Light is a comedy that tackles the weightiest of issues — cancer, death, and life-changing medical decisions, all set against the ever-reliable rock of female friendship.

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If you think that this subject matter is ripe for…


In February 2017 National Student Editor Lucy Miller spoke to Dean Eastmond about his mission to change the way LGBT individuals were treated whilst undergoing cancer treatment.

Whilst Dean’s campaign to change the law regarding fertility rights for gay couples was successful, sadly his fight against cancer was not. In…


In In Between, a brutal, bittersweet and heartening look at the lives of three women living together in a flatshare in Tel Aviv, we are transported to a conflicted world where lesbian DJs and successful female lawyers live alongside straight-laced students in hijabs, and brides are instructed to rein in…


Something strange has been happening on Twitter for the past two days.

After an apparently endless stream of sexual assault accusations against former Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, after Oscar winners including Jennifer Lawrence and Reese Witherspoon revealed the horrific truth of what goes on behind the gilded screens, after thousands…


Bristol Old Vic has brought its innovative, incredibly modern production of Jane Eyre back to the National Theatre after a successful UK tour — and, as is befitting of two such respected venues, it’s a must-see.

After an arguably weak couple of opening minutes, the cast settles into an assured…


Often the thought of visiting India can be a little overwhelming — with some of the most famous spots crowded with bustling tourists, the country is more than a little bit intense.

India is huge, though, and despite it being a wildly popular tourist destination there are still a wealth…


Yes, it’s a scary old world out there — and if you’ve just started your final year of uni you’re probably feeling the fear creeping up right about now.

Quick, do a “stressed” face!

Don’t worry, though — there are loads of things you can do to put yourself in…


Prue Leith accidentally let slip the identity of the Great British Bake Off winner this morning, and the internet briefly went into meltdown.

Some people were speculating on how Mary Berry might have reacted… Some were despairing at their evening plans being ruined… And some were anticipating how events at…


Every year since 2015, The National Student has published a list of places that we believe students should visit — from treasures right on our doorstep (hello, Wales) to further-flung destinations that are opening up to visitors and unveiling wonders along the way (looking at you, Iran.)

Our list is…

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