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Students help get straws banned from the Wahaca restaurant chain as they aim to...

Two Cardiff University students have helped get straws banned from a popular restaurant chain. Nia Jones, 20, and Douglas Lewns, 19, are both studying environmental geography at university in the Welsh capital. But alongside their studies...

Contour Fashion students impress competition judges from ASOS

Taking inspiration from the Royal Pavilion in Brighton proved a masterstroke for a fashion student whose designs have won her a month-long placement with online giant ASOS. Final year Contour Fashion students at De Montfort...

Scotland faces severe accommodation shortage for university students on campus

Scotland has a “clear problem” with providing accommodation for university students on campus, an MSP has claimed. Green Mark Ruskell called on the Scottish Government to hold a summit of university accommodation providers and...

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...

PHOTOGRAPHY STUDENTS BENEFIT FROM PROFESSIONAL EXPERTISE TO TAKE THEM INTO THE FUTURE

Students from a specialist northern arts school have had their portfolios examined as part of their final degree work by four leading photography professionals on a special visit to the north east. 19 final year...

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,...

Student debt for the poorest students is hugely worrying

A new report issued by the Institute For Fiscal Studies has offered some worrying analysis around social mobility in the UK and within universities. A survey conducted by Educating All, a programme focused on...

Students ‘among more than 1,000 arrested’ in Iran protests

Ninety university students are among more than 1,000 people arrested since anti-government demonstrations began last month, say reformist MPs in Iran. Mahmoud Sadeghi told the Iranian Students' News Agency that many of them were not...

Teach First bring brand new leadership programme to Yorkshire

On 28 April, Well Met at Leeds Beckett University will host one of the first events for Leading Together, an innovative new programme for schools from charity Teach First. The national education charity is partnering...
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