Cachella Smith looks at the necessity for taking breaks and the danger that comes with an academic calendar that does not afford many breaks.
Mia Edwards writes about her disappointment with the lack of care for disabled students at University of Manchester, and across the city more widely
The Resolution Foundation thinktank estimated that the latest changes will add around £72 billion to government borrowing by 2022-23
57% of the 25 to 35 years old’s surveyed were found to still be in debt beyond their government student loans, with things like overdrafts and credit cards from their time attending university
Universities are offering to remove grade requirements if students list them as their first choice
Megan Ritchie writes about how social media filters and edits the University experience so that a damaging glorified image of student life prevails online
Staff at the University of Sheffield have been told not to force students to write essays or answer exam questions on subjects that they might find distressing
Just 40-45% of the annual tuition fee of £9,250 is spent on teaching, with the rest going to resources such as libraries and technology support.
Cachella Smith suggests that the proposal of fast paced two year degree courses would not be beneficial for student well-being or for the student experience.
Sophie Marriott argues that the high stress experience of University exams is the result of the pressure to succeed constantly levied on students.
A new round of strikes could take place this semester across UK universities
It was also revealed that Professor Dame Rothwell’s overall pay packet fell by £34,000
Viswanathan also announced that the Teaching & Learning Team are considering flexible resits for international students
The University of Manchester awarded over half of its students a 2:1 in the 2016-17 academic year
Women who went to university earn 28% more than the average female non-graduate