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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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Time for a part time job shift? The UK’s best paying student jobs are...

Leeds students are the highest paid for part-time work in the UK Most vacancies in social care and hospitality industries Cleaning and warehouse work are among the lowest paid student professions Even if you...
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