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Refund students for lost teaching, says Universities Minister

The University of Manchester has said that it cannot compensate students

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UoM part of new government ‘Institute of Coding’

The £20 million consortium of universities and industry leads aims to fill the UK digital skills gap

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Manchester University questioned over Brexit teaching

Students’ Union Education Officer suggested that “government interfering with academic autonomy is dangerous” as letter is sent to MPs about Brexit teaching

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Tuition fees an ‘extraordinary policy success’ says minister

Universities Minister, Jo Johnson MP, and MoneySavingExpert.com’s founder, Martin Lewis, criticise language used during student debt debates

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Government plans to cut tuition fees revealed

Rumours that fees could be slashed to £7,500 per year surface as cost debate intensifies ahead of Autumn Budget

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Thousands attend ‘Stop Brexit’ Manchester march

Despite competition from the People’s Assembly march, thousands took to the streets during the ‘Stop Brexit’ march, including many students and young people

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British universities use trigger warnings to help students’ mental health

The use of trigger warnings in UK universities is on the rise as we follow the trend from the US

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Are universities sexist?

Recent studies have found that only 22% of professors are female. Does this mean that universities are inherently sexist?

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Does mental health matter to universities?

Mental health is a subject which is receiving much more attention than before. But are universities taking it as seriously as the rest of us?

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Universities attempting to ensure student safety

Cardiff University have launched a scheme to keep students safe at night during Freshers

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University redevelopments up since tuition fee rise

Universities across the UK have released dramatic campus overhaul plans since the tuition fee rise in 2012

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Legal deals ‘cover up’ scale of sexual harassment problem at universities

Confidentiality clauses have according to campaigners stifled the scale of the sexual harassment issue at UK universities, leaving many afraid to speak out