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Newcastle students cycle in memory of rugby friend

Three Newcastle University students, who all play rugby for the Newcastle Medicals Rugby Club in Heaton Newcastle, are taking on the daunting challenge of cycling from John O Groats to Land’s End in a...

Social students: 36% of students get news from social media

• A third of students are using social media as their main news source • However, 22% think social media is a source of EVIL • Facebook is the most popular social media channel • Half of...

Clearing myths busted as thousands get ready to find last-minute university places

Coventry University’s admissions experts have busted the biggest myths around Clearing as thousands of students wait for exam results and prepare to make decisions about their next steps in education. Figures from UCAS show that...

TECH ENTREPRENEUR BUILDS STUDENT-ONLY APP TO BOOST INTERACTION IN UNIVERSITY HALLS

'HallHang' is an innovative app that uses built in GPS technology to guide users to student hosted events around their halls such as movie and games nights, and general get togethers. Through the Activate programme...

Students urged to focus on longer work experience for employability boost

Half of college students had undertaken work experience despite the government recommendation for two experiences by age 18. Students are more likely to find work experience valuable for their career if it is...

Meet the students selling sex on social media to pay for university

Students are turning to sex work to deal with unexpected costs at university, the National Student Money Survey has found. For most, it’s because support from Student Finance, parents and universities falls short. The survey,...

Over a third of graduates have regrets about their degree

As an influx of graduates receive their degrees this month, new research from CV-Library, the UK’s leading independent job site, reveals that over a third (34.7%) of graduates actually have regrets about their degree....

Only 15% of students feel their university course offers value for money

The 2018 Annual Student Lifestyle Survey¹ carried out by Accommodation for Students (AFS), reveals that one-third of students have between just five and 10 hours of lectures per week.  Whilst most are generally satisfied with...

British students seduced by financial and cultural rewards of studying overseas

Almost half (44%) of students believe that they are more likely to get a higher paid job if they study abroad Only 14% are confident that studying in the UK sets them up...

PARENTS ARE FROM VENUS, TEENAGERS ARE FROM MARS – NEW REPORT REVEALS BIG MISMATCH...

Parents and teenagers are on different wavelengths about how ready they are for university life, a report from Unite Students reveals today. While 16-19 year olds are giving themselves A* grades for their life skills,...
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