Harriet Bignell

Harriet is a second year English Literature BA undergraduate at Warwick University. She is also Student Brand Ambassador for the i newspaper.

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79% of students will struggle financially this Christmas

Students are planning to spend an average of £170 this Christmas - with £119 devoted to buying presents and £51 left over for socialising.

Tuition fees: Four fifths of students believe their degree isn't worth the money

81 per cent of students believe they are overpaying for tuition, and value their degree far less than it is costing them.

Twenty-nine percent of the calls Which? members made to the HMRC helpline service were cut off by an automated answering system

HMRC helpline criticised for long waiting times and cutting off callers

The tax man’s so-called helpline has been severely criticised in a new report.

The Scout Association said it was 'deeply sorry for anybody hurt by the actions of abusers'

New sex abuse claims against the Scouts

The UK Scout Association has issued an apology

RefME: The new app which could revolutionise student essay bibliographies

A new app, designed to overcome the time-consuming task of referencing secondary material for essays, is set to top the Christmas wishlist for students following its official launch yesterday.

The dress contained a label reading “forced to work exhausting hours”

The Primark ‘cry for help’ won't change my shopping habits

I don't take pleasure in buying cheap clothes. But what am I supposed to do when I can't afford the ethical alternatives?

Pigging out on bacon doubles the risk of heart failure

Men who gorge themselves on bacon every day are doubling the risk of heart failure, new research has shown.

An underdog's tale: The rise and rise of university dodgeball teams

Dodgeball is a word more commonly associated with Ben Stiller, quirky characters and easily quotable material, rather than the competitive sport, growing in popularity, that it actually is.

Student City guide: Leamington Spa

Leamington Spa, whilst not actually a city, is fantastic town for students to live in due to its buzz of constant activity. This is the town that a vast majority of Warwick students move to once they leave campus, regardless of the fact that Warwick University is actually situated in Coventry.

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