Brighton Residents Call for Student Housing Petition

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Residents in Brighton have shown their support for a citywide petition to be launched calling for action over the "studentification" of areas with a lack of housing for families.


Students to Face Even Higher Interest Rate Charges After RPI Increase

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Students in England, Wales and Northern Ireland will face even higher interest rate charges on student loans following an increase in the Retail Prices Index.


University Staff Call Off Strike Action

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University staff have called off strikes that would have hampered summer exams, after agreeing to fresh pension plans.


Government Inspector Argues Right To Rent Not Demonstrating its Worth

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A government inspector has argued the Right to Rent policy has failed to demonstrate its worth in encouraging immigration compliance.


Scottish Universities Team up to Ensure Post Brexit Influence

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The Principals of the University of Glasgow and Edinburgh have agreed to work together to mitigate the impact of Brexit on the Scottish Higher Education sector.


Staff Reject University Pension Deal

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University staff on strike have rejected an agreement reached by union leaders and employers, which would have otherwise ended the dispute over pensions.


Individual Degree Subjects to Be Rated

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Degree courses are set to be rated for quality, subject by subject under a scheme ministers say leave universities "no place to hide".


New Energy Efficiency Legislation Looms Closer

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Regulation, which will help raise the energy efficiency of privates rented homes is nearing closer to the April 1st implementation date.


Universities Minister Backs Calls for Student Refunds

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The government's universities minister Sam Gyimah has said students whose courses have been disrupted by the recent university strikes should receive compensation for lost classes.


Bristol Council Seeks More Control Over Student Housing

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Bristol City Council is looking to make changes to its Local Plan, providing it with greater control over where student accommodation can be built.


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