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Domestic Abuse Amongst Students & Young People Under Investigation

ITV’s Good Morning Britain are conducting research into the issue of domestic abuse among students and young people.   Did you know that 56 per cent of young people experience controlling behaviour in a relationship? Domestic abuse in young people can often be … Continue reading

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Pressure Mounts on Government to Halt Rise in University Fees

A Labour motion calling on the government to reverse a planned increase in university tuition fees in England from this Autumn was approved in the House of Commons this week. The motion was called following an opposition day debate but no … Continue reading

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Could Universities Do More To Encourage Ethnic Diversity?

The Insitute for Policy Research at Bath University has published a report into ethnic diversity and the composition of student populations attending UK universities. The new IPR Policy Brief ‘Diverse Places of Learning?’ suggests some universities need to do more … Continue reading

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75% of Students Will Never Pay Off Student Debts

Research by the Institute for Fiscal Studies released today has concluded that 75% of students will still be saddled with university debts after the age of 50. The IFS’s damming report focuses on the effects of recent changes to student … Continue reading

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New Teaching Excellence Framework For Universities Throws Up Mixed Results

The new government Teaching Excellence Framework, designed to provide a snapshot of the quality of teaching and learning in UK higher education, has rated 295 institutions bronze, silver or gold according to their standard of undergraduate teaching.  50 colleges and … Continue reading

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Top University Removes Prayer Space Without Warning

Students at the University of East Anglia, protesting about the removal of the only on campus prayer space, took their Friday prayer session in a public university square last week. On the eve of Ramadan, students were told the space … Continue reading

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Cambridge University Student’s Photos Go Viral

14 black male students from Cambridge University have hit the headlines following the publishing of a photo on Facebook. Inspired by the viral image of young black men from Yale, the Cambridge ACS (African-Caribbean Society) decided to capture just some … Continue reading

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Number of University Students Using Tech to Cheat in Exams is on the Rise

The Guardian has published research into the number of university student’s cheating in exams by using tech such as mobile phones, watches and hidden earpieces. They found a rise in the number of students caught cheating of over 40% since … Continue reading

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Significant Increase in the Number of Degree Apprenticeships Forecast

A report from Universities UK is predicting a significant increase in the number of people opting for degree apprenticeships in England. Degree apprenticeships – first introduced in 2015 – enable apprentices to split their time between university study and the … Continue reading

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Innovate UK Looking to Recruit 2017 Graduates

Innovate UK, the government sponsored innovation agency, is currently looking for graduates to fill 16 cross-disciplinary roles across its directorates. This includes the sector teams, development directorate, operations and information technology and business change. Innovate was set up to work … Continue reading

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