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Humanities 'shouldn't be overlooked' in favour of STEM subjects

There's been a lot of debate recently concerning the lack of skills in core STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and maths) among UK graduates and current students. read more...


Labour planning to cut tuition fees by a third

Labour is planning to pledge a major cut in tuition fees as part of its next manifesto. The Conservatives responded by claiming that cutting fees would leave a huge university funding 'black hole'. read more...


What can I do with a degree in religious studies?

Religion in its various forms has played a major role in shaping events throughout human history. read more...


Students are staying closer to home and going out less

A predicted rise in the number of students choosing to live at home and study locally has so far failed to materialise in the wake of tuition fees rising to a maximum of £9,000 per year. read more...


Tips for managing your money after university

When you leave university your finances will inevitably change. Hopefully this will be for the better when you enter the world of work but, for a while at least, you will still have to be careful with your money. read more...


Graduates still earn more than their peers over the course of their careers

Male graduates earn an average of £168,000 more than their peers who did not go to university over the course of their lifetime, according to a report published by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. Female graduates, meanwhile, earn £252,000 more than their less qualified counterparts. read more...


Can taking a gap year be good for your career?

Traditionally a gap year was taken by a student between finishing college or sixth form and starting university. Nowadays it's also reasonably common for graduates to take a gap year before entering the world of work or continuing their education at a postgraduate level. read more...


Do you live or study in one of Britain's best cities?

Bristol has been named the overall best city to live in Britain. The Sunday Times' Best Places to Live in Britain profiled all 64 cities in the UK, considering a number of different aspects such as things to do, nightlife, “buzz”, location and cost of living. read more...


Does it matter what university you studied at?

There's a perception in the UK and indeed, right around the world, that where you studied is as important as what you studied and how well you did. read more...


What skills do you need for a career in nursing?

Being a nurse can be a very rewarding career but it can also be extremely challenging and isn't for everyone. read more...

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