Cambridge University may end handwritten after 800 years. Students may soon type their on a rather than use a pen. Exam are complaining that exams are becoming more to read because of handwriting. Today's students use laptops in lectures. They are losing the to write by hand because writing causes students physical . Their hand muscles are not used to writing for three hours at a .
A Cambridge said handwriting is a "lost ". She said: "Twenty years ago, students [wrote] by hand hours a day, but now they write virtually by hand, except exams." She said handwriting has been on "a downward " for years. The lecturer said students' handwriting is so that students had to return to the to read out their answers to examiners who could not read the .