Sarah Hunter

Research Fellow

Sarah holds a First Class Honours degree in Politics from Leeds Beckett University, and a Master’s in Global Political Economy from the University of Sheffield.

Sarah’s research interests include postcolonial studies, gender and feminism, theories and causes of inequality and areas of economic theory.

In her spare time, Sarah enjoys reading, doing volunteer work and is currently learning Spanish.

Languages: English

How has Brexit changed UK study for EU students?​

Since the UK’s exit from the European Union in 2021, the cost of university tuition fees for EU nationals in the UK has skyrocketed. This will negatively affect the UK’s economy with more EU students choosing to study elsewhere, such as The Netherlands.

The Domain of Work: Closing the inequality gap

Despite greater numbers of women in higher education, gender disparities still exist in work across Europe. If Member States can reduce these gaps, both prosperity and GDP would improve across the continent.

The Accessibility of Childcare: A Public Concern

When the institution of care is seen as a public responsibility as opposed to a private matter, European nation states are more economically stable and children are granted high levels of education or care.