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    Oxbridge Riches Revealed

    News Editor Grace Duncan assesses the response to an investigation into the wealth of the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge

    Written by Grace Duncan on 16th June 2018

    FEATURED

    Cambridge to Fund Scholarships for Refugees

    Cambridge University have confirmed their pledge to fund higher education scholarships for refugees and individuals from war-torn states

    Written by Nicola Stavrinou on 15th June 2018

    NATIONAL

    UCAS Drops Requirement for University Applicants to Declare Convictions

    University applicants are no longer required to declare their criminal records as part of their applications, UCAS revealed on Tuesday.

    Written by Liam Taft on 9th June 2018

    GUILD OF STUDENTS

    Student Representatives Call for Vote on Brexit Deal

    A letter to Parliament calling for a referendum on the terms of the Brexit deal has been signed by elected representatives from 60 students’, graduates’, and university unions.

    Written by John Wimperis on 31st May 2018

    NATIONAL

    UCU Pensions Strike Suspended Before Exam Season

    Following an unprecedented 14 days of strikes at 64 universities across the country, the University and College Union (UCU) has voted to suspend industrial action after plans to alter lecturers’ pension schemes were withdrawn

    Written by Erin Santillo on 13th April 2018

    NATIONAL

    Student Loan Repayment Threshold to Rise to £25k

    An estimated 600,000 graduates are set to benefit from a rise in the student loan repayment threshold, meaning that they will have to earn an annual salary of £25,000 before having to repay any money

    Written by Erin Santillo on 10th April 2018

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    Vice Chancellor Under Fire for High Pay

    Research conducted by The Guardian has revealed that vice-chancellors across the UK are paid significantly more than others in executive positions across the public sector,  including senior figures of NHS hospital trusts and local authorities in several cities.

    Written by Thom Dent on 21st March 2018

    NATIONAL

    More Support for Vocational Students Needed

    Half of white working-class and black British students in the UK gain university places with vocational qualifications, but new research argues that more support is needed in order for more students with BTEC or equivalent grades to access higher education places.

    Written by Liam Taft on 3rd March 2018

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    UoB Staff Fail to Approve Strike Action

    With teaching staff at 64 universities across the country voting to strike after pension changes, only the University of Birmingham and the London School of Economics (LSE) remain fully open out of the elite Russell Group institutions

    Written by Erin Santillo on 28th February 2018

    EU REFERENDUM

    Imperial College London to Continue Receiving EU Funding After Brexit

    The imminent consequences of Brexit are said to pose a potential threat to the relationship between British and European academics.

    Written by Sophie Woodley on 12th February 2018

    CAMPUS

    Library Builder Goes Bust

    British based construction firm Carillion has gone into liquidation, reports News Editor Grace Duncan

    Written by Grace Duncan on 20th January 2018

    NATIONAL

    Bath Students in Vice Chancellor Pay Protest

    Hundreds of students have marched through the University of Bath protesting against the retirement arrangements of their vice-chancellor.

    Written by Rhi Storer on 11th January 2018
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