Articles in 'Student News'

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    UK now a ‘Graduate Economy’
    09th September 2014

    The OECD has published its annual ‘Society at a Glance’ report. In it they report that the UK has now become a graduate economy. That is, people of working age in the UK are now more li...

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    University Complaints Increase
    17th June 2012

    A report reveals that complaints against universities in England and Wales increased by 20% in 2011. Will they continue to rise once £9000 tuition fees are introduced in 2012?

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    Shocking Inequality Revealed at Scottish Universities
    13th June 2012

    Shocking figures released in a Freedom of Information request have shown that admissions at several prestigious Scottish universities are extremely biased towards wealthier students.

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    Declining Graduate Numbers Could Spell Disaster for UK
    09th June 2012

    A damning new report suggests that declining UK funding for universities and the resulting drop in graduate numbers could be disastrous, as our international competitors plough money into expanding...

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    Are Students Becoming Too Reliant on Technology?
    05th June 2012

    Mobile phones, laptops, the internet…the list of resources modern technology has made available to students is long and impressive. But are they becoming too reliant on technology at the expe...

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    Why Schools MUST Introduce Body Image Lessons
    01st June 2012

    In light of extremely worrying revelations from a Parliamentary report on body image, we must take action to arm children against unhealthy and unrealistic media ideals of appearence.

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  • A Bible in Every Classroom
    29th May 2012

    A controversial new scheme aims to put a Bible in every English school, but not everybody is equally excited by the idea…

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    Top UK Universities 2013
    25th May 2012

    The prestigious Guardian University Guide 2013 shows some suprising upsets in the rankings as tuition fees loom…

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    Tuition Fees Feedback Negative
    22nd May 2012

    A stark report from the Higher Education Policy Institute has shown that since tuition fees trebled to over £3000 in 2006, students have not benefitted from increased contact hours or decreased cl...