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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,...

What does the university application fall mean for the student rental market?

The number of people applying for UK higher education courses in 2017 has fallen by more than 25,000 (4%) compared to last year. The decline in university applications follows the announcement that university fees will...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Government Extends Pilot Student Visa Scheme To 23 Universities

The UK government on Monday announced extension of a pilot student visa scheme to 23 more universities under which Indian and other non-EU students will get six months to find a job after finishing...

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...

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...

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...
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