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European Union seeks greater transnational cooperation in higher education

The European Commission (EC) has outlined ways it hopes to build on and expand the European Strategy for Universities. In an address on 18...

Plans to allow refunds for “low quality and poor value” university courses

It's not just the COVID-19 pandemic that has shaped our understanding of what a good university course should look like. The Office for Students...
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Home Alone: international students stuck abroad

As the Omicron wave truly starts to kick in, people across the world have had their Christmas plans turned upside down, with many unable...
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UCL unsubscribe from Stonewall Diversity Champions Programme and Workplace Equality Index

Following in suit of the likes of the BBC and Ofcom, University College London have pulled out of their Stonewall membership. UCL were part of...
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The return to online: campuses safeguarding students against new variant

In what might be a disappointing turn of events for many, students at Queen's University Belfast will be expected to take their classes online...
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Outsourcing company Capita wins bid for UK study abroad scheme

After breaking its pledge to keep membership of the Erasmus scheme, the government has now accepted a bid from outsourcing firm Capita, to provide...
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Strikes must not academically disadvantage students, OfS says.

Consumer protection law may provide a case for tuition refunds for students affected by university staff strikes as the Office for Students (OfS) said...
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Picketing against pay cuts: staff and students holding the line at Leeds university

Pension-cuts, job insecurity and salary reductions are all some of the issues being protested against at Leeds university. The three-day strike action is part of...
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Home or away? Canada revealed as top study abroad destination

A report by Remitly which reviewed hundreds of thousands of Google searches indicated that Canada was the most searched for destination in 36 countries...
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New Omicron variant sparks study plan fears for international students

New variant, same worries. Much of the developed world has been enjoying a little more freedom with vaccine rollouts helping to dampen the health crisis...
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