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10 Tips to Reduce Mould Growth in Student Accommodation

Monday, 16 July 2018

According to Universities UK, over 2 million students were studying at UK higher education institutes from 2016-17. Aside from the obvious student concerns associated with rented student accommodation being unpaid bills, rent, getting deposits back at the end of the tenancy and dealing with house repairs – an often-forgotten problem students face in rented accommodation is mould.

Parents cough up £138.50 every month to plug student finance gap

Wednesday, 04 July 2018

University students depend heavily on parents for financial support as the maintenance loan falls short, the National Student Money Survey 2018 has revealed.

Will skills gaps caused by Brexit contribute to the downfall of UK businesses?

Tuesday, 26 June 2018

A recent survey conduct by The City & Guilds Group partnering with Emsi and Censuswide, titled People Power, interviewed over 1,000 C-Suite employers in the UK. Nine out of 10 said that they already struggled to recruit the level of skilled staff that they needed, and over 66% of UK employers said that the skills gap in their business are likely to increase, or remain as crucial over the next three to five years.

What are T-Levels?

Saturday, 16 June 2018

With the first 52 colleges and post-16 providers announced recently who will be delivering the new T levels, it’s worth finding out just what they are.

Student loan interest set to rise again to eye-watering 6.3%

Wednesday, 18 April 2018

The government's announcement of a March RPI rate of 3.3% means students will see yet another increase in the interest on their loans.

New survey shows how Gen Z’s see their future careers panning out

Wednesday, 18 April 2018

A new survey by Dartmouth Partners shows that although many graduates are still looking to enter careers in both the banking and financial sectors, they are becoming more choosy in their consideration of which area to join.

Germany 1st for international students

Thursday, 22 March 2018

In the 2018 edition of the Study.EU Country Ranking, Germany once more ranks as the most attractive country for international students

Graduate jobs market to expand in 2018

Wednesday, 14 February 2018

A recent report by the Institute of Student Employers (ISE), shows that employers expect to increase their graduate job vacancies by 11% in 2018.

Top 5 Cyber Phrases You Need to Know

Wednesday, 13 September 2017

As a parent, have you ever caught a glance of your child’s screen and wondered what it was they were saying? If you’re a teacher, have you ever caught your students communication through an unfamiliar sequence of letters?

STUDENT LOAN LEAVES STUDENTS £221 SHORT EVERY MONTH

Tuesday, 12 September 2017

Thousands of students will be starting university without enough money to make it through the year, experts warn. • The National Student Money Survey reveals two-thirds struggle to get by on the Maintenance Loan on its own • Parents expected to plug £221 gap – but government sums still leave students short of cash • Call for bigger loans to cover basic living costs • Jake Butler from Save the Student: “This shortfall is the most pressing issue with student loans, not the latest increases in fees and interest rate”.