Volunteering: integrating students with their communities

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Following the removal of the student numbers cap, UK universities have been rapidly expanding. Over the past five years, the number of purpose-built student...

Calls for better housing support for estranged UK students

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With more than 8,000 university students estranged from their families, universities are being asked to provide year-round accommodation to support students. The figures were...

African students barred from Christian worship in China

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African students studying in China have been prevented from worshipping in Christian churches, as the government looks to “prevent foreign infiltration through religion.” Over...

Chinese influence causes censorship concerns for Australian students

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The BBC reports that the Australian government has moved to set guidelines for universities in an attempt to halt ‘unprecedented levels of foreign interference.’...

How one Irish uni supports international students over Christmas

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For students who have left their families to study abroad, Christmas can be a difficult time. Whether it be financial worries, travel and visa...

Attempts made to suppress student vote in America

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In the 2018 US midterm elections, a 40.3% turnout of 10 million students cast their ballots and helped the Democratic Party to take control...

The role of wellbeing & community in uni marketing & recruitment

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From the Global Student Living Conference 2019. Head here to register your interest for future GSL conferences, and learn more about the GSL Conference here. https://vimeo.com/369313899 Emma Leech is...

Chinese students barred from Australian uni elections

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The Age reports that international students have been banned from contesting student elections at one of Victoria's top universities. Amid rising concerns among politicians...

Auckland students fearful of white supremacist movement

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Katie Scotcher of Radio New Zealand reports on how a senior University of Auckland lecturer and students have criticised the institution’s reaction to white...

Student’s commute from Amsterdam cheaper than Bristol rent

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Students at the University of Bristol have been encouraged to find housing in cities up to 40 miles away after the university's 6,000 accommodation...
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Needle spiking awareness campaign planned for UK freshers’ week

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