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The pay levels for male graduates remains higher than those for female graduates. Photo: Flazingo Photos @Flickr

Graduate unemployment returns to pre-recession levels

A survey of young people three-and-a-half years after graduating suggests graduate unemployment has returned to pre-crash levels, though a high proportion of ...

Unions have called for resistance to the strategy, which is alleged to contribute to prejudice and oppression. Photo: chrisjohnbeckett @Flickr

NUS call for all-out defiance of Counter-Terror strategy

The NUS has announced it will be organising a national campaign titled ‘Students not Suspects’ to oppose the government’s Prevent strategy to ...

Using the Dark Web and untraceable bitcoin, the gang were able to order illicit substances by post. Photo: mattza @Flickr

Student drug kingpin jailed

A Leeds student has been jailed for four years after running a lucrative drug ring using the Dark Web. Liam Reynolds and a ...

The pay levels for male graduates remains higher than those for female graduates. Photo: Flazingo Photos @Flickr

Graduate unemployment returns to pre-recession levels

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Unions have called for resistance to the strategy, which is alleged to contribute to prejudice and oppression. Photo: chrisjohnbeckett @Flickr

NUS call for all-out defiance of Counter-Terror strategy

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Using the Dark Web and untraceable bitcoin, the gang were able to order illicit substances by post. Photo: mattza @Flickr

Student drug kingpin jailed

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The pay levels for male graduates remains higher than those for female graduates. Photo: Flazingo Photos @Flickr

Graduate unemployment returns to pre-recession levels

The survey reveals, however, that full-time employment rates remain much lower than they were for 2005 graduates

Unions have called for resistance to the strategy, which is alleged to contribute to prejudice and oppression. Photo: chrisjohnbeckett @Flickr

NUS call for “all-out defiance” of Counter-Terror strategy

The NUS is collaborating with Defend the Right to Protest to oppose the government’s strategy to prevent radicalisation, which involves monitoring events & political campaigns on campus

Using the Dark Web and untraceable bitcoin, the gang were able to order illicit substances by post. Photo: mattza @Flickr

Student drug kingpin jailed

Liam Reynolds and a gang of Leeds students ordered drugs from abroad using the Silk Road marketplace and sold them on to students

Efforts to address poor representation at university may, in fact, be leading to the unfair gap. Photo: paullew @Flickr

BME applicants “unfairly rejected” by Russell Group universities

Researchers found that data indicates BME university applicants are disproportionately rejected a place at university in comparison to similarly-qualified white peers

Is it finally time to trust the internet in terms of its use in academia? Photo: The Mancunion

Internet not responsible for plagiarism, says report

Researchers found the reputation the internet has for encouraging cheating might just be down to hyperbolic news stories and anecdotal evidence

The A-level student's family fled Baghdad in 2006, where daily killings occurred. Photo: nromagna @Flickr

Straight-A* student denied student loan due to immigration status

Iraqi-born Hassan al-Sherbaz has lived in the UK half his life, attended both primary and secondary school in this country, but has been told he must pay full international fees if he wants to study Chemical Engineering at Imperial College

Since the lifting of the intake cap, more and more private accommodation will be depended upon. Photo: fire_up_the_quattro @Flickr

Student accommodation reaches breaking point as half of students struggle with rent

In the three years between 2010 and 2013, student rent prices rose at almost double the rate of the wider rental market. The NUS is calling for rent controls to combat the “crisis”

The disparity between successful female and male applicants has continued to rise. Photo: Scottish Government @Flickr

UK university admissions hit all-time high

Rising numbers of successful EU applicants and the lifting of the cap on intake has seen more than 400000 successful applicants this A-level results day

The UK Parliament legalised same-sex marriage in early 2014. Photo: Cabinet Office @Flickr

De Montfort University’s decision to honour PM for gay marriage comes under fire

The De Montfort University Vice-Chancellor has been criticised for not consulting students and ignoring the PM’s voting record before making him a Companion of the university

Last year there were nearly 50000 successful remark appeals.Photo: samhames @Flickr

Exam board’s “lack of understanding” could have dire effect on students’ prospects

“Guesstimated” exam results resulting in hundreds of thousands of lodged appeals could cause a nightmare for students dealing with the time constraints of university applications

The move will remove barriers to employment that face "systematically locked out" bright working class applicants. Photo: waponigirl @Flickr

EY to disregard degree classifications in application process

It found “no evidence” that performance at academic level was representative of job performance, and aims to open the door to bright applicants from all backgrounds

Andy Burnham has also proposed a Beveridge-style commission to combat the struggles of the 21st century. Photo: The BMA @Flickr

Burnham promises to remove “millstone of debt” from students

In his campaign manifesto to become Leader of the Labour Party, Andy Burnham has stated that he will commit Labour to a graduate tax for students in academic and technical education