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University of Manchester announce full divestment from fossil fuels

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New figures show there is a wide and increasing gap between the finances of UK universities. In 2010-11, gross income per full-time equivalent student income per student ranged from over £65,000 at Cambridge to just £7,050 at Edge Hill University, with the national average being under £15,000. A funding inequality that is greater than the […]

Interview: Palma Violets

Having formed little more than a year ago and with less than a week to go before they embark on their first UK tour as headliners, everything seems to be falling together nicely for Palma Violets.  They’ve just signed to Rough Trade this year, they’ve played the likes of Bestival and Reading this summer and […]

A government initiative to loan money to students and young people has launched. The Start-Up Loans scheme, announced in May 2011’s Budget, will lend £82.5 million to prospective entrepreneurs aged between 18 and 24. Loans of up to £2500 are offered with £10 million of funding available in 2012 and the rest being made available […]