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UCAS reports record numbers of students accepted through Clearing

Monday, 01 October 2018

UCAS recently published the acceptance figures for the 2018 application cycle, at 28 days after the A level results day.

Survey shows more parents encouraging their children to take a closer look at apprenticeships

Thursday, 27 September 2018

A survey by the Chartered Management Institute of the parents of 11-18 year olds shows that parents are moving further away from solely encouraging their children to take the more traditional university route in favour of considering an apprenticeship.

Research shows almost one third of students 'can't afford' internships

Wednesday, 26 September 2018

A new report based on research undertaken by graduate jobs board Milkround shows that almost one in three students are worried that they will lose out on roles to other applicants because they can’t afford to accept a poorly paid internship.

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