Rosie Collington spends most of her time writing. When it's not articles for The Independent, Leeds Student and her personal blog, she's trying to find time to finish essays for her degree in Arabic and Politics. She loves feminism, pop-culture and current affairs, and has an opinion about everything.
22 July 2014 12:40 PM
Institution defends 'robust action' and says 900 students were affected and staff kept away from their place of work for a week
22 May 2014 07:38 PM
Megan Cox says she feels discriminated against by the airline
10 April 2014 11:23 AM
What’s the big draw?
21 March 2014 04:44 PM
The 'Leeds Student' newspaper has come under threat due to a lack of funds and may no longer be able to print.
10 March 2014 02:53 PM
Towards the end of last year, the Government officially announced long-rumoured plans to sell off the rest of the student loan book. The plan to shift this public asset into private hands was finally revealed and means that, from 2015, the money that we thought we were borrowing from the Government to pay for our public university education will start to flow straight to private financial institutions.
25 February 2014 11:38 AM
For many, 2013 was the "Year of the Feminist". Throughout last year, from high-end fashion magazines to tabloid papers; on the television, on the radio, and in the deepest darkest depths of the blogosphere; in books, in the cinema and all over social media; columnists, journalists and other writers on the left, right and centre paid homage to a “rebirth of feminism”. Some even went so far as to suggest that the movement had entered a “fourth wave”.
05 February 2014 04:06 PM
We need more than positive discrimination on gender inequality
05 February 2014 01:19 PM
They might be away from the violence at home, but for Britain's community of around 600 Syrian students, life isn't easy
29 January 2014 03:07 PM
For some language courses, a year in Paris is usual. But if you're reading Arabic, you have to travel a little further afield, as Rosie Collington found out
16 January 2014 11:43 AM
You don't have to be Marxist to want a better world, but sometimes student politics makes it feel that way
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
BBC director Danny Cohen: Rising UK antisemitism makes me feel more uncomfortable than ever
Alex Salmond has 'broken his word to the Scottish people' says Scottish Lib Dem leader
- 1 Planes go hybrid-electric in important step to greener flight
- 2 Antonio Martin shooting: Police and protesters clash over teenager's death just five miles from Ferguson, Missouri
- 3 British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
- 4 Hip hop is both racial and political, and for Iggy Azalea to suggest otherwise is insulting
- 5 Man hospitalised with pneumonia after downing eggnog at office Christmas party