Students

Oxford University refuses to remove ‘harmful’ course reading
Oxford University
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Oxford University refuses to remove ‘harmful’ course reading

Professors given go-ahead to include ‘hateful material’ in lessons
5 May 2020
How to find out if you have overpaid your student loan
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How to find out if you have overpaid your student loan

The Student Loans Company holds £28m of unclaimed overpayments
20 Aug 2019
‘Rape group’ students allowed to return to university
Warwick University
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‘Rape group’ students allowed to return to university

Five men were kicked out over sick social media messages but can now resume their studies following appeal
31 Jan 2019
What is the average UK household debt?
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What is the average UK household debt?

Austerity and stagnant wages blamed as borrowing hits record high
7 Jan 2019
Uni staff told capital letters could frighten students
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Uni staff told capital letters could frighten students

Leeds journalism lecturers also urged to avoid negative language and using the word ‘don’t’
19 Nov 2018
Student union votes to replace clapping with ‘jazz hands’
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Student union votes to replace clapping with ‘jazz hands’

Manchester University student union passes motion to introduce ‘more inclusive forms of expression’
2 Oct 2018
One in five UK uni students now teetotal
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One in five UK uni students now teetotal

Financial pressures, a wider diversity of faiths and increased health awareness contributing to drop in drinking
25 Sep 2018

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Durham Uni cancels 8am lectures after student backlash
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Durham Uni cancels 8am lectures after student backlash

Law and Business undergraduates protested after lectures were scheduled early to cope with a growing intake at the university
14 Aug 2018
Closing GCSE poverty gap will take ‘over a century’
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Closing GCSE poverty gap will take ‘over a century’

In parts of the country, poor students are about two years behind the average
25 Jul 2018
Clean-living UK university students reject drugs
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Clean-living UK university students reject drugs

Modern undergraduates take a dim view of illegal drug use, study claims
12 Jun 2018
London named best city in the world for students
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London named best city in the world for students

English capital tops global ranking despite being ‘eye-wateringly’ expensive
9 May 2018
Disadvantaged students more likely to live at home
Fewer than 5,000 foreign students a year stay after their visas expire
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Disadvantaged students more likely to live at home

New report says that social mobility is the preserve of ‘white, middle class, privately educated young people’
27 Feb 2018
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