UK & Ireland

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BTEC qualification cull threatens UK healthcare sectors

Funding to BTEC qualifications is set to plummet as the government looks to reduce technical qualifications as part of its post-16 education bill. The...
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UK universities embroiled in government’s ‘second job scandal’

Boris Johnson’s independent adviser on ministerial interests, Chris Geidt, has been called on to step down from his position as chair of the council...

Excessive or essential? Office for Students releases details of UK university vice-chancellors’ pay

With staff from 58 universities having voted for strikes, it's easy to see why some feel such drastic action is necessary when recently released...
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The London School of Economics is making its carbon neutral dreams a reality

The British Standards Institution has named LSE the first carbon neutral university in the UK. Direct emissions from the university have dropped by 44% since...
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UK higher education facing new Christmas strikes

Universities have been slowly clambering back towards normality, but a new wave of strikes may put this in jeopardy. Staff from almost 60 universities have...
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Megadorm Madness

A new student dorm being built in the US is raising concerns not only for its crimes against design, but its crimes against humanity. The...

Winners Announced for the UK & Ireland National Student Housing Awards 2021

The awards, broadcast at 10am on 30th September 2021, were presented by Tim Daplyn (Director of Strategy and Partnerships) and Sarah Ead (Head of...
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Social media may create unrealistic expectations of the student experience, expert warns.

A recent article has shed light on the fact university students may enter higher education with the expectation they will have the 'time of...
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UK student satisfaction hits new low amid pandemic

The National Student Survey 2021 has revealed student satisfaction scores have declined dramatically since 2020. Key Statistics The survey received 332,500 responses, and found that student...

How can universities create a more welcoming environment for autistic students?

A recent study by Helen Goddard and Anna Cook has shed light on the difficulty faced by university students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)....
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