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22 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Home Office axes survey on international students »
A survey by the Migration Advisory Committee (Mac), asking students what they thought of their international classmat...
14 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Call for urgent action on student mental health »
Research says students are being failed by mental health services.  Universities UK found that the number of stude...
10 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Research says London is best city in world for students »
London scored top in QS' Best Student Cities Ranking.  The capital had previously come third.    R...
09 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Schools not taking full advantage of apprenticeship levy »
The National College of Education, who has spoken to over 40 trusts, has expressed concern over the lack of engagement wit...
02 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
800 students graduate from 'Access to Bristol" »
800 students have completed the Access to Bristol course. The course aimed to inspire students, who might not have conside...
26 April 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
A quarter of graduates worried they will by bankrupt by the age of 30 »
According to research from challenger bank brand B, over 40% of UK university students are worried they will never earn en...
05 April 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fall in university applications »
University applications are down 11,000 on last year according to figures from Ucas. This is mainly due to the fact that t...
20 February 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
European universities gearing up for Brexit influx »
English taught programmes have increased by 13% since last year. Universities in Poland have doubled the number of...
06 February 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Graduates earning inadequate salaries »
Chairman of the Education Select Committee, Robert Halfon, says m any graduates receive "paltry returns" for their degrees...
01 February 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Is a graduate tax the answer? »
Peter Hain, former Labour MP, offers his views on student tuition fees.  He proposes that a graduate tax is the fa...
31 January 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fear some universities may be in danger of collapse »
Experts issue a warning as figures from Ucas reveal a drop in the number of 18-year-olds enrolling at London Metropolitan...
20 December 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Two-year degrees are unlikely to change universities »
The government is using the greater flexibility it was given in setting tuition fees and student loan regulations by the...
19 December 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Research suggests teacher recruitment toughest in science, maths and geography »
The Tes Recruitment Index, shows science teachers were the hardest to find this year, followed by maths and geography....
19 December 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study finds mindfulness boosts student mental health during exams »
According to research from the University of Cambridge, mindfulness training helps build resilience in university students...
19 December 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Disadvantaged students lose on teachers' grade predictions »
Social mobility charity, the Sutton Trust, says university admissions would be fairer if students applied after they knew...
18 December 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pilot plan for easier foreign student visas »
Two Scottish universities are to take part in a pilot scheme which should make it easier for some foreign students to get...
18 December 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Architect says scrap student loan repayment fees »
Former universities minister who brought about raising tuition fees to £9,000 per year, is to urge a government review of...
14 December 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wealthy students continue to dominate university places »
Ucas data shows that the most advantaged teens have tightened their grip on university places.  More poorer s...
08 December 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Watchdog says university students are being ripped off »
A new report by the government’s spending watchdog, the National Audit Office, says only one in three English university s...
08 December 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Value for money in higher education inquiry evidence published »
The Education Committee has today published the written evidence for its inquiry into value for money in higher education....
07 December 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Airbnb starts its own university »
Airbnb has launched its own in-house academy, Data University, in order to increase data skills. 700 students too...
05 December 2017
Launch of government's new careers strategy »
The new careers strategy will include a high-quality careers programme for schools and colleges. The strategy was launched...
04 December 2017
New national plan to tackle student anxiety »
Under new Government plans, children will be offered counselling in the classroom in a bid to tackle a mental health crisi...
17 November 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Autumn Graduate Market Trends launched by Prospects »
The latest edition of Graduate Market trends from Prospects has been released and focuses on graduate migration and LGBT i...
13 November 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Action needed over computer science GCSEs »
34% of English secondary schools did not offer a GCSE in computer science in 2015-16. The Royal Society has urged the g...
11 October 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New guide for employer engagement with schools »
The Careers & Enterprise Company and the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) join forces to better understand how...
11 October 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Schools are meeting more careers advice benchmarks »
Schools are not meeting government-endorsed standards for good careers advice, despite a slight improvement in recent year...
29 September 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Rise in fees has not put people off going to university, »
The rise in university fees has not put people off applying, as official figures show that half of the country are likely...
18 September 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Boys beat girls to best grades amid tougher exams »
For the first time in 17 years, boys have beaten girls for top A-Level grades - 26.6% of boys achieving an A* or A, compar...
18 September 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
England and Scotland have record number of teenagers at university »
One in three youngsters in England have been placed on degree courses, with one in four in Scotland securing places at uni...