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University Workers to Strike Over Pay and Pensions

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Members of the University and College Union (UCU) are to strike for eight days in disputes over pay and pensions.


Student Union Votes Not to Support Rent Strikes

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Trinity College Dublin Students' Union (TCDSU) has voted against adopting a stance that would see it support rent strikes by student activists.


CERN Collaboration to Provide for Placement Opportunities

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The University of Bath has entered into an agreement to join a long-running experience group based at CERN.


Lincoln Falls Out of the Top 50

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The University of Lincoln has dropped out of the top 50 in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020.


Oxford Tops Latest University League Table

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Oxford University has been ranked as the best university in the annual Times Higher Education world rankings for the fourth year in a row.


Bristol University Offer Accommodation in Wales After Running Out of Beds

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Bristol University has been offering students accommodation in Wales after running out of room at its own halls.


Universities Providing Cash Incentives in a Competitive Market

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Universities are being criticised over their use of cash incentives to persuade students to join their courses, with those going through clearing being offered scholarships of up to £4,500.


Student Accommodation Research: The PBSA Premium

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With the topic of student debt and affordability high on the agenda, we have analysed more than 750k beds to determine the average premium that students can expect to pay for private purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) compared to houses in multiple occupation (HMOs)


Student Accommodation Research: More Than 31k PBSA Beds Confirmed for 2019-20

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The supply of purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) across the UK continues to increase, with more than 31,000 new bed spaces already confirmed for the 2019-20 academic year. If beds continued to be added at their current rate, then it is likely we will surpass the 32,652 added to the market in 2018.


Could University Applications Take Place After A-level Results Day?

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Universities are considering whether they should shift the timetable of the admissions system so applications would take place after students receive their A-level results.


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