Fee Change Will Save Students More than £15k

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A study by the Institute for Fiscal Studies, suggests raising the earnings threshold for repaying tuition fees in England could save students up to £15,700.


Crimestoppers Campaign Launched in Loughborough Student Area

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A crime prevention campaign has been launched in a popular student area of Loughborough, after the region reported a 100% increase in burglaries in two years.


Conservatives Considering a Reduction in Tuition Fee Cap

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Reports have emerged suggesting Chancellor Philip Hammond is looking to cap annual charges for tuition fees at £7,500 instead of the current level of £9,250.


Inquiry into Student Loan Company Urged

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Shadow Universities Minister Gordon Marsden has called for an urgent inquiry into the Student Loans Company, after its chief executive was suspended.


Southampton University Scores Poorly for Student Satisfaction

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Research has found that more than half of student nurses at the University of Southampton are unsatisfied with their course.


Heads Urge Government to Confirm Fees for 2018

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Head teachers have stressed that prospective university students in England should be told as soon as possible how much tuition fees will cost in 2018.


Stirling University Students Told to Find Accommodation in Glasgow

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Students that weren't allocated accommodation at Stirling University due to a shortage of beds, have been told they can instead stay in Glasgow, some 30 miles away.


Stirling University Overbooks Its Accommodation

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Around 180 first year students due to start at Stirling University in just over two weeks, have been told they no longer have accommodation to live in.


New Data Casts Serious Doubt on Official Immigration Statistics

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Net migration has declined to its lowest level for three years after a surge in the number of EU nationals leaving the UK since Britain took the decision to leave the European Union.


Acceptance Rates Remain Down on Last Year

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UCAS has reported that 461,860 people have been placed in full-time UK higher education, a decline of 1% compared to the same point last year.


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