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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,...

Scottish uni’s attack ‘immoral’ essay cheat companies

Companies that sells plagiarised essays to students are "immoral", Scottish universities have said. Last year it emerged that more than 20,000 students are buying professionally-written essays every year at universities across the UK. Whilst...

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...

Women’s History Month 2019!

Hey loves, happy Women’s History Month! This March, I hope we each take a little extra time to appreciate our feminist movement; the writers, thinkers and activists who’ve shaped the landscape from which we...

NUS-USI – Protecting Tuition Fees

NUS-USI has welcomed new legislative provision in the Republic of Ireland that protects students from the UK against higher fees in the Republic of Ireland. NUS-USI said that this news is a major win for...

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...

RICS launches global competition to solve problems facing the world’s expanding cities

The RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) has launched a global competition in partnership with the UK National Commission (UNESCO) and the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) - known as the Cities for our...

Overseas students ‘worth £20bn’ to UK economy

International students are worth £20bn to the UK economy, says a report from the Higher Education Policy Institute. The analysis says on top of tuition fees, their spending has become a major factor in supporting...

photography student wins bursary and chance to learn from industry professionals

A photography student from Hartlepool on his final year of his degree at Cleveland College of Art and Design (CCAD), has won the chance to have his portfolio reviewed by some of the leading...

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...
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