Out of left field #30

At GKP we always keep an eye out for the most interesting and unusual university stories to make the headlines. These are the stories from August that we think really deserve a second airing.

Education PR

10. Ndidi speaking: The premier league players answering clearing phone lines (De Montfort)

9. Bronzed blunder: The Wikipedia mix up leading to a professor accidentally given a statue in Russia (Glasgow)

8. Meat machismo: The research suggesting men feel pressured to eat meat around other men (Southampton)

7. Lying labels: The coconut water scam expose (Manchester)

6. Sleep comes first: The timetabling solution that proved a step too outrageous for students (Durham)

5. Lifting little ‘uns: The exercise scientist tackling child obesity through child weightlifting sessions (Dundee) 

4. Stomzy mobility: The rapper's scholarship for two black students to attend top university (Cambridge) 

3. Living past reproduction: The newest discovered members of the mammalian menopause club (Exeter and York)

2. Friends forever: The four best school friends off to study the same course at the same university (Cardiff)

1. Tinder U: The validity of a dating app for students


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