Student News

  • Report on Race, Ethnicity and Equality in UK History

    19th October 2018

    Yesterday, the Royal Historical Society (RHS) launched their research report which highlights racial and ethnic inequalities in the teaching and practice of history in the UK. Less than 1% of university academics are Black, according to the RHS’s report. The report draws attention to the fact that while history remains...

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  • Are you an experienced administrator looking for a new challenge?

    19th October 2018

    We are looking for a highly organised and motivated individual with extensive experience in administration, preferably with the heritage or charity sector. This is a part-time post on a two-year fixed term contract. You will work closely with our CEO to ensure the smooth running of the organisation, overseeing the...

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  • Black History Month 2018

    2nd October 2018

    In the UK October is Black History Month – a few weeks of the year when men and women of colour are featured in classrooms and beyond. Is this to raise awareness of the diversity of the people of the past, or of people now, or the diversity around us...

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  • The Great Debate 2019

    21st September 2018

    The Historical Association is inviting schools to take part in the 2019 Great Debate: the historical public-speaking competition for students aged 16-19.  Local heats will take place across the country during autumn 2018 with the winners competing in the Grand Final at Windsor Castle in March 2019. The final is funded...

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  • Congratulations on your GCSE results

    23rd August 2018

    You’ve done it – you have your results. Whatever you got, congratulations on reaching this stage of your life. Now for the next big steps in your adventures. If you’re still going to study history then we’re here to help you through the next stages - have a look at...

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  • Congratulations to all A-Level History Students

    16th August 2018

    Whatever the outcome, getting this far along the qualification ladder is something to be proud of. Studying history can be tough – it is a subject that requires its students to have a good in-depth knowledge on many issues, themes and subjects, and to be able to critique, evaluate, assess...

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  • HA Conference Round-up 2018

    25th May 2018

    Alas it is gone (possibly pursued by a bear or two). If you weren’t in Stratford-upon-Avon on the weekend of 18-19 May then you missed a corker. If you were there, please let us know what you thought by filling out our short HA conference evaluation form.  Day 1: Civil liberties, Cymbeline... and a lot...

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  • The Great Debate 2018

    14th March 2018

    On 10 March 2018 sixth-form students from across the country gathered in the Palace of Westminster. They were the 23 winners of regional heats for the 2018 Great Debate. To get to the final they had presented an argument on the question: Was the 1918 extension of the franchise the...

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  • The Young Historian Awards 2018

    25th September 2017

    If you think you or someone you know (who is 16 years of age or under) could be the next Lucy Worsley or Simon Schama then this competition is for you/them. The Historical Association in collaboration with the Spirit of Normandy Trust has organised an annual award scheme for young...

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  • Well done on GCSE results!

    24th August 2017

    Congratulations to all students getting your results today – whatever your history result, you have just passed a big milestone in your life. With all the pressures of the modern world it is important to now take some time out to just relax before the next stage takes over. If...

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