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Students need financial advice

University students should be given financial advice to ensure that banks do not take advantage of them, the National Union of Students (NUS) has claimed. read more...


State school graduates on the up

Despite the fact that the top universities are failing to recruit appropriate number of state students - the overall numbers are still on the increase, new research has shown.

The study, conduced by the Higher Education Funding Council for England, reveals that 87.4 per cent of the total intake was from state schools, a 0. read more...


State school pupils miss out on Oxbridge

Students from independent schools are being favoured over their state school counterparts by the top universities, a new study has claimed.

According to research by the Sutton Trust, the schooling of an applicant had more influence over the institutions than their A-level grades. read more...


UK education exports worth £28 billion

The value of UK education, as an export, is £28 billion, new research has shown.

The study conducted by the University of Sheffield suggests that, including fees and living expenses, international students are highly valuable to the British economy. read more...


UK graduates have strong earning potential

Domestic graduates have the potential to command much higher salaries than their non-graduate counterparts, a new study has shown. read more...


UK ranked tenth in grad list

The UK has fallen to rank tenth in the list of countries who produce the highest proportion of graduates, new research has shown.

According to the figures, compiled by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, the UK is now clinging on to its place in the top ten after once occupying third spot. read more...


Students urged to check parents insurance

University students must check their parents insurance documents before they invest in their own policy, experts have warned.

According to Cornhill Direct, many students spend money on needless cover when their parents home insurance already has them covered for their expensive items. read more...


Earn and learn hampering graduates

Graduates who had to work to fund their studies could be missing out on jobs because they failed to gain extra-curricular skills, experts have claimed.

According to the University and College Union, not participating enough in off-course activities could leave some graduates lagging behind others in the hunt to find work, the BBC reports. read more...


Foreign graduates keep "strategic" subjects afloat

Many traditional British universities departments are being kept afloat by an influx of foreign students, a new report claims.

According to a study by Universities UK (UUK), around 20 per cent of students in "strategic subjects" come from abroad. read more...


Students want better feedback

University students want their course tutors to provide an improved system of assessment and feedback, a recent study has claimed.

The National Student Survey results show that 38 per cent of students were not happy with the way their assessments were handled.

And students studying north of the border were the most unhappy. read more...

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