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UUK Calls for Clarity on Accommodation Ban

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Universities UK (UUK) has intensified calls for the government to give urgent clarity on when undergraduates can return to campus. The group, which represents university vice-chancellors, said last month that institutions wanted students back on campus as soon as possible after Easter.


Students Still Receiving Value for Money

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According to the chief executive of the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales (HEFCW), university students in Wales are still getting good value for money, despite having to study remotely.


Durham SU Criticised for Advertising Unaffordable Housing

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Durham's SU has been criticised for advertising private student accommodation this term and a motion has been submitted to end the promotion of unaffordable housing.


Students Unhappy Over Rent Refunds

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Despite Swansea University offering students with a complete refund for their accommodation between January 4 to February 15, students are threatening to withhold rent.


Pressure Grows for Rent Refunds

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An increasing number of students in England are looking to withhold their rent from universities because they are unable to use their accommodation.


New Scheme to be Leased by The University of Bristol

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A new block of student accommodation in Bristol has been sold to a German real estate fund.


Scottish Universities to Stagger Returns

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Universities in Scotland will stagger the return of students to campuses over at least six weeks, with a package of measures being introduced to minimise the spread of Covid-19.


Students Offered Rent Reductions

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The University of Manchester has offered students a two-week rent reduction.


Students Barred from University for Breaking Covid Rules

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A small group of students at the University of Exeter have been banned from campus and sent home for breaching Covid-19 regulations.


University of Bath Now Reports Daily Covid Cases

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The University of Bath recorded 86 new and historical Covid-19 cases among staff and students on Monday and Tuesday this week.