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English Graduates To Pay Back Loans Until Retirement

Posted by Aisling Murphy in , ,

Government plans mean that English students will begin paying back university loans sooner, and have do so for 40 years rather than 30


Unite Publishes Plans to Become Net Carbon Neutral

Posted by Richard Ward in

Unite Students has published its plans towards achieving net-zero carbon across both its operations and development activities by 2030.


Talks for HMO Licensing Changes in Leicester Underway

Posted by Calum Martin in

The Leicester council has begun consultations that would change how HMO licenses are controlled in the city.


Students Call on Government to Tackle High Rents

Posted by Aisling Murphy in , , ,

Scottish students are appealing the Government to implement rent controls to help tackle the issue of "eye-watering" rents


Universities to be Given New Participation Targets

Posted by Richard Ward in ,

Universities Minister Michelle Donelan has written to vice-chancellors telling them to adjust their access and participation plans.


Study Could Lead to New Scottish Regulations

Posted by Richard Ward in

A scoping study by the Scottish Government is looking into the future student accommodation and could lead to minimum living standards.


Former Student Accommodation to House the Homeless

Posted by Richard Ward in

Former student accommodation in Portsmouth is to be used to provide support for rough sleepers and those at risk of homelessness.


International Students Willing to Quarantine

Posted by Richard Ward in ,

89% of students responding to IDP Connect's survey said they were willing to quarantine on arrival but only 24% were prepared to pay the full cost.


Vaccine Passports to Attend Lectures?

Posted by Richard Ward in ,

A government spokesperson has suggested that university students may need to be fully vaccinated to attend lectures and stay in halls.


Universities Seeking Clarity Over in-person Teaching

Posted by Richard Ward in

Universities in Scotland are seeking clarity from the government on arrangements for in-person teaching for the next academic year.