Leicester Universities Face Strike Action

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Leicester's two universities could face strike action as union members are balloted a second time on a walk out over pay and conditions.


Tenant Fees Ban to Apply From June 1st

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The Government has finally announced the date for the introduction of the well documented tenant fee ban, which will come into force on all new tenancies signed after June 1st.


Student Loans to Increase UK's Deficit

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A change in how student loans are accounted for could place further pressure on government to lower the cost of tuition fees.


Progress Slows in Closing the Attainment Gap

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The latest statistical release from UCAS shows that a record 19.7% of young people classified as living in the most disadvantaged areas of the UK were accepted through UCAS to start a course in September 2018.


Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Bill Takes Step Forward

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The Second Reading of the Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation Bill) 2017-19 will take place today in the House of Lords.


Universities Pressed to Review Ties with UAE

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Experts and lecturers' unions have warned that it is no longer safe for British academics and students to work and study in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).


Portsmouth Vice-Chancellor Raises Concerns Over Brexit

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The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Portsmouth has expressed concerns about the future of the institution and the sector as a whole after Brexit.


University Launches Bid to Save Science Park

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The University of Chester has launched a bid to regularise its activities at Thornton Science Park after the site was put in jeopardy.


RLA Responds to Cardiff Consultation

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The Residential Landlords Association (RLA) has written an open letter responding to a consultation on the supplementary planning guidance for student accommodation in Cardiff.


Universities UK Seeks Support for Part-time Students

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The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) and Universities UK want more support for part time students which have dropped significantly.


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