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High student debt is leading to stress and poor mental health

According to a recent study, the accumulation of university debt — along with extortionate living costs — is contributing to stress and ...

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Disadvantaged teens four times less likely to apply to university

Official figures reported in The Independent have shown that teenagers from the most disadvantaged areas of the UK are four times less ...

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Report rules NUS President should not be punished for anti-Semitism

The National Union of Students is in crisis after an internal report found its President, Malia Bouattia, guilty of making anti-Semitic comments, ...

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High student debt is leading to stress and

Posted on Feb 24, 2017 1
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Disadvantaged teens four times less likely to apply

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Report rules NUS President should not be punished

Posted on Feb 23, 2017 3
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High student debt is leading to stress and poor mental health

A recent study has concluded that the cost of living for many students is having a negative impact upon mental health and academic success

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Disadvantaged teens four times less likely to apply to university

Teenagers from socially disadvantaged backgrounds and poorer areas are significantly less likely to win a place at university, or even apply, compared to their advantaged peers

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Report rules NUS President should not be punished for anti-Semitism

An internal report found NUS President Malia Bouattia guilty of making anti-Semitic comments — but no further action will be taken, a move the Union of Jewish Students has called ‘deeply troubling’

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International students’ English “inadequate”, say a third of academics

Half of academics know students don’t prepare for seminars, and many believe that falling entry requirements have led to “almost illiterate” students

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Swastika and ‘Rights for Whites’ graffiti at Exeter University

Concerning graffiti has been found carved on the walls of the University of Exeter’s Halls of Residence

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Lecturers divided on the NSS boycott

The NSS boycott has brought conflicting statements across departments at the University of Manchester

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Applications from EU graduates to UK jobs decline by 18%

The UK is suffering from a decrease in the number of EU graduates that are applying for jobs according to a survey conducted by LinkedIn with over 3 million participants

Cambridge student burns money in front of homeless man

A Cambridge Conservative student provokes outrage as he burns a £20 note in front of a homeless man while filming his actions on Snapchat

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Academics in higher education are told to act like diplomats

Academics at the University of East Anglia have told scholars that their research is not ‘self-evident’

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SOAS Jewish students ‘do not have the right’ to define anti-Semitism

SOAS, a university already embroiled in anti-Israel controversy, has denied their Jewish students the right to ‘define their own oppression’

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‘Zero’ Black academics employed in top roles at British universities

Recent statistics show that there are no black managers, directors, or senior officials at any UK universities

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NSS boycott launched as university opts into TEF

The University of Manchester will enter the Teaching Excellence Framework, which will allow better-performing universities to raise fees above the £9,000 cap