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.


New Analysis Ranks Universities on Equality

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New analysis on student enrolment figures suggest poorer students have more equal access to less prestigious universities.


Students Urge Universities to Tackle Racism

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Student union officers have urged universities to do more to tackle racism, as student representatives from Russell Group universities suggest the issue is being brushed under the carpet.


New Medical Schools Announced

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Five new medical schools are to be opened in England as part of a government drive to expand the number of training places.


Students Occupy Brighton Development

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Students occupying a development site in Brighton have reportedly cost the construction company more than half a million pounds in costs.


New Co-operative Model Looks to Cut the Cost of Student Living

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In a model based on those already established in the US and Canada, where hundreds of thousands of students live in co-operatives, students in Nottingham are setting up their own scheme to help provide affordable student accommodation.


Durham University Offloads Fossil Fuel Investments After Student Backlash

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Durham University has decided to sell the shares it holds in fossil fuel companies after an internal review found the policy was no longer compatible with its green image.


The University of Manchester Ranked One of the Most International

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The University of Manchester has been placed in the world's top 100 institutions in each of the five broad subject areas measured in the 2018 QS World University Rankings by Subject. In total, more than 1,100 universities were included in the analysis across 48 subjects in five subject areas.


Police Called to University of Aberdeen Protest

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The police have been called to the University of Aberdeen following a disturbance at a protest over pensions.


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