UK Universities Missing Out on Overseas Students

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University heads are calling for changes to the UK visa system to allow international students to stay and work for two years after they graduate.


Mydeposits Chief Criticises Which? Report

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The chief executive of mydeposits has criticised a Which? report calling for reform of the deposit protection system.


Russell Group Head Wants Maintenance Grants Restored

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The head of Russell Group universities has called for maintenance grants to be reinstated to help improve diversity in higher education.


Licencing Laws Likely to Apply to Hundreds of Additional HMOs

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From October 1 legislation covering Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs) will be extended, making it a criminal offence for certain landlords to operate without a licence.


Nottingham’s Compulsory Licencing Faces Criticism

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A new compulsory licensing scheme is due to come into force today in Nottingham.


New HMO Legislation Looms Closer

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With changes in legislation coming into effect in October, landlords may find it increasingly difficult to remortgage their properties.


Government Offers Clarity to EU Students Post-Brexit

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The UK Government has confirmed that EU students at universities in England, Wales and Scotland will continue to be treated the same as domestic students in the first intake after Brexit.


Parliamentary Committee Attacks Tuition Fee System

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A parliamentary committee has branded the current tuition fees system for England's universities as a rip off, which represents poor value for money for taxpayers.


University Backs Idea to End Business Rate Relief

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The University of Bath has supported the idea of ending business rate relief for private student accommodation providers.


New Laws Aim to Prevent Huge Rent Hikes

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New laws in Dublin are being proposed that could offer students the same protections as privately renting tenants.


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