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Department for Education Issues New Guidance

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Under new guidance issued by the Department for Education, university students in England could be confined to their residents and barred from going to their family homes in the event of a local coronavirus outbreak.


Demand Remains Resilient at Higher Tariff Providers

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The latest data from UCAS, released on A-Level results day, shows continued market resilience in the face of Covid-19 with acceptances from UK and non-EU domiciled students up year-on-year.


Salford Expansion on the Cards

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Council bosses in Salford have taken steps towards selling an area of land next to Peel Park with the goal of creating additional student accommodation.


Hackers Gain Access to University Data

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In a targeted attack, at least seven UK universities have had student data stolen after hackers gained access to a cloud computing provider.


UCAS Reports Rise in Students Accepting Offers

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Despite the ongoing uncertainty due to coronavirus, UCAS has reported a year-on-year rise in the number of undergraduates holding a firm offer to start a course this autumn.


Keele University Reveals Five Point Plan

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Keele University has said its lectures are likely to remain online-only for months, but students are expected to return to campus in September.


Oxford University to Continue Face-to-Face Teaching

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Oxford University is planning to use a mix of face-to-face and online teaching at the start of the new academic year in October.


Cambridge Confirms No Face-to-Face Lectures in 2020-21

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The University of Cambridge has confirmed there will be no face-to-face lecturers during the next academic year.


Students Must Be Told of Teaching Format

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The Office for Students (OfS) has insisted that students must be told with absolute clarity on how courses will be taught, before committing to a place.


Edinburgh Warns of Serious Threat

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According to Professor Peter Mathieson, the University of Edinburgh is under "serious threat" from the coronavirus pandemic, with annual income due to decline by up to £150 million.