Students

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UK graduate students call for more support as cost of living crisis bites
Graduates say this year’s 2.9% rise in student stipends is insufficient and could push them into poverty

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

03, Jul, 2022 @10:33 AM

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Universities to defy government pressure to ditch race equality group
‘Line has been crossed’ say English universities, after request to drop scheme identifying barriers to ethnic minority students

Richard Adams Education editor

30, Jun, 2022 @8:09 PM

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UK universities warn tuition fee crisis could mean home student cutbacks
Fears some institutions may recruit mainly international students – whose fees are not capped

Anna Fazackerley

29, Jun, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Inspecting the inspectors: students assess Ofsted regime’s toll on wellbeing
Sixth-formers propose alternatives after showing how visits cause stress for pupils as well as teachers

Fiona Millar

29, Jun, 2022 @6:30 AM

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Replace A-levels to combat ‘academic snobbery’, says Royal Society president
Young people need broader range of skills to create more equal society, says Sir Adrian Smith

Richard Adams, Education editor

28, Jun, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Warnings of mental health crisis among ‘Covid generation’ of students
Pandemic has had lasting impact on students’ wellbeing and problem is getting worse, say UK experts

Rachel Hall

27, Jun, 2022 @11:01 PM

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University College London generates £10bn a year for UK, says report
UCL’s research, knowledge and support for business startups provides boost ‘equal to holding Olympics every year’

Richard Adams Education editor

26, Jun, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Students show ‘shocking growth in support for censorship’, ministers warn
Survey reveals many students value safety, compassion and avoidance of discrimination above free speech

Richard Adams Education editor

22, Jun, 2022 @11:01 PM

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English universities over-reliant on overseas students’ fees, report warns
Public accounts committee says institutions ‘potentially exposed to significant financial risks’, with 80 declaring annual deficit

Richard Adams Education editor

14, Jun, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Student loan interest rate to be capped at 7.3% in autumn, says DfE
Ministers intervene to stop interest rate in England and Wales reaching 12% with inflation by September

Richard Adams Education editor

11, Jun, 2022 @8:15 AM

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First post-Covid school leavers face fight for fewer university places
Parents and teachers say some students predicted to gain A* grades are being rejected after a surge in applications

Sally Weale, Rachel Hall and Richard Adams

11, Jun, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Meet the rebellious researchers embracing rap, magic and circus acts
Academics rise against the conventions of higher education, such as scholarly journals and conferences, in a new book

Richard Adams Education editor

04, Jun, 2022 @6:00 AM

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