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Working part-time at uni risks worsening inequalities, warns think tank

29th September 2023
As the cost of living rises nearly half of universities now promote part-time jobs on their websites.

University dropout rates reach new high, figures suggest

28th September 2023
There has been a 28% rise in students not completing degrees in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Labour drops plan to strip public schools of charitable status

28th September 2023
Party drops promise to remove some charity tax perks but says it will implement VAT on fees.

Medieval Murder Maps plots historic killings

28th September 2023
The Medieval Murder Maps is a website plotting crimes based on 700-year-old coroners' inquests.

Write off student loans to stop NHS staff leaving in England, experts say

28th September 2023
Think tank wants financial incentive to keep NHS nurses, midwives and physios in England for 10 years.

Raac: Parents protest as minister visits Durham school

27th September 2023
Parents say the lesson disruption for pupils at St Leonard's Catholic School is "like Covid times".

Scotland schools strike: Thousands of pupils at home as strikes begin

26th September 2023
Thousands of pupils will stay at home on day one of Unison's three-day strike in a dispute over pay.

Oxford and Cambridge academics to give £20,000 book advance to charities

26th September 2023
Prof Jason Arday and Dr Chantelle Jessica Lewis will support neuro-divergent working-class families.

Raac in schools: Education minister to attend St Leonard's Durham

26th September 2023
Pupils at St Leonard's Catholic School have been learning from home or been moved to other schools.

School strikes: No new pay offer despite weekend talks

25th September 2023
Unison members will strike across 24 council areas for three days from Tuesday in a dispute over pay.

University staff strike disrupts freshers' week

25th September 2023
The strikes are part of a long-running dispute by union members over pay and conditions.

Rishi Sunak considers radical shake-up of A-levels

22nd September 2023
Rishi Sunak weighs up a new "British baccalaureate" qualification but no decisions have been taken.

Warwick graduate shares student survival tips on TikTok

22nd September 2023
Hilary Odunayo says student finance is an "underserved market" and hopes her viewers "learn something new".

Student's 'freshers' flu' turned out to be meningitis

21st September 2023
A student who ignored the symptoms of meningitis urges others to be aware of the signs.

Fall in students accepted into university in UK

21st September 2023
Applications also fell, after demand grew in the pandemic - and the acceptance rate remains about 85%.

Campaign aims to help lonely university students

19th September 2023
Loneliness campaigners say the government initiative was welcome but that more funding was also needed.

Number of English schools with Raac rises to 174

19th September 2023
The government says 27 more educational settings in England are affected by crumbling concrete.

Government to update list of Raac-affected schools in England

19th September 2023
It comes as one parent whose son is studying remotely due to Raac says it's "like Covid all over again".

Crumbling concrete surveys due at 120 NI schools

18th September 2023
It comes after dozens of schools in the UK were affected because the collapse-prone Raac was detected.

Scottish university strikes could continue - union

18th September 2023
Staff at five universities are taking strike action in a long-running dispute over pay and conditions.


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