Campus news

Chabad breaking records

By Marcus Dysch, October 11, 2011

Chabad houses across the country welcomed students to Rosh Hashanah meals and services, with more than 150 people attending events in Oxford, 120 in Nottingham, 75 at the Shoreditch centre and around 70 in Bristol.

In Edinburgh, Chabad rented space at a local hotel to host more than 60 students on the first night of Yom Tov.


Jewish students say their voice is ignored

By Marcus Dysch, October 6, 2011

The most comprehensive survey of Jewish students' views ever conducted has revealed that young Jews staunchly support Israel, fear not finding a job after graduation, and are concerned that younger voices are not heard by the wider Jewish community.


Pledge to avoid Yom Tov clashes

By Marcus Dysch, September 27, 2011

Birkbeck College and the University of London Union have pledged to work harder to ensure Freshers' Week events do not clash with Jewish festivals or Shabbat.

Jewish students taking politics courses at Birkbeck were surprised to discover their induction evening was planned for this evening, clashing with both Rosh Hashanah and Shabbat.

ULU's Freshers' Fair was also due to take place today.


Overcome the hurdles and enjoy the positives

By Marcus Dysch, September 15, 2011

The new year on campus will bring tough challenges for Jewish students and the organisations which serve them so admirably.

Perhaps the biggest challenge will be working around the NUS's anti-Israel policies, adopted last May.


Where to go, what to do, who to see

By Hannah Tosh, September 15, 2011

Moving to a new city does not need to be daunting. We asked students for their top tips on where to eat, drink, party and pray on their campuses.


Melanie Charles: "The best things to do are the huge events like Booze 4 Jews.


Our top tips for saving, shopping and socialising

September 15, 2011

Going away to university will give you more freedom than you have ever had before, and leave you managing a tight budget and plenty of other challenges.

Brothers James and Michael Eder, co-founders of student advice website, share their tips on making life on campus that little bit easier.


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September 15, 2011

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A Level stars celebrate top results

By Jennifer Lipman, August 18, 2011

Jewish teenagers across the country are celebrating after achieving top A Level results.

Yavneh College in Borehamwood saw pupils achieve an 100 per cent pass rate, with44 per cent gaining an A grade or above.

Joshua Pyzer was among the happy faces at the school this morning, after he found he had gained two A* grades and three A grades.


UJS launch university advice hotline

By Jennifer Lipman, August 16, 2011

School leavers waiting to find out their A Level results this week are being offered free advice from the Union of Jewish Students.

UJS has launched a "Uni hotline" service to help 18-year-old's resolve issues related to university life, from kosher food provision to insights into the Jewish community on specific campuses.


Jewish student in nailbiting University Challenge contest

By Jennifer Lipman, July 19, 2011

A Jewish student is hoping that his knowledge of Agamemnon and Lucy the skeleton, in a nailbiting first - round University Challenge match, will be enough to secure his team a place in the next stage of the contest.