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Department for Education Issues New Guidance

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Under new guidance issued by the Department for Education, university students in England could be confined to their residents and barred from going to their family homes in the event of a local coronavirus outbreak.


Council to House Homeless in Student Accommodation

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Rough sleepers in Portsmouth are to be moved into student accommodation.


Scotland to End Free University Tuition for EU Students

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Free university tuition for European Union students studying in Scotland is due to end from next year.


Most Universities Planning Face-to-Face Teaching

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According to a Universities UK (UUK) poll of 92 universities, more than nine in 10 institutions have said they will provide some in-person teaching to students at the start of term this year.


Developers in Nottingham Asked to Contribute to Affordable Housing

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New proposals being put forward by the Nottingham's city council could see developers of new student accommodation having to pay a contribution towards new affordable housing.


Students Must Be Told of Teaching Format

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The Office for Students (OfS) has insisted that students must be told with absolute clarity on how courses will be taught, before committing to a place.


Students Able to Service Notice Period

Posted by Richard Ward in ,

New emergency legislation to be lodged at the Scottish Parliament will see students able to serve a seven-day notice period before ending their lease.


Government Unwilling to Bailout Universities

Posted by Richard Ward in ,

Hopes for long-term help from the government in England have been dashed, with pleas for a university bailout apparently 'landing badly' with the Treasury.


Council Reveals 10 Year Blueprint

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Brighton and Hove City Council has released a blueprint for the future of the area over the next 10 years.


University of Chester Given One Year to Close Buildings

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University loses campaign to keep Thornton Science Park buildings.