• Update on future EU students’ status following Brexit

    The UK currently registers 134,835 students from other EU countries and despite the high number, all universities are finding themselves unable to give exact answers to EU students who are enquiring about the 2019–20 entry. With more than 80% of students registering an interest in studying abroad more than...
  • Easier foreign visa rules for students at the University of Nottingham

    University of Nottingham (UoN) joins pilot scheme to make it easier for some international students to get a visa or find work in the UK. The tier 4 visa project will be extended for the 2018-19 postgraduate international cohort, streamlining the application process and allowing students to stay for...
  • Universities criticised for rip-off fees

    According to a new report by the government’s spending watchdog, only a third of university students believe their degree courses offer value for money. The number of students satisfied with their courses has fallen significantly from half in 2012, indicating that students, who undertake huge loans, are widely failed...
  • Computers vs. pen-and-paper: universities looking into e-exams over written exams

    More universities are choosing to use e-exams rather than traditional written exams. Universities such as Edinburgh, Cambridge, and Nottingham have all started to increase the number of exams completed on computers. The rise in e-exams is partly due to the fact that students have poor handwriting skills as a...
  • US? Canada? International students seeking alternatives to UK universities

    International students are reportedly looking for universities in other English-speaking countries as a substitute for the UK after Brexit. Britain’s decision to leave the EU has caused a wave of uncertainty for foreign students. This has led many to look at universities in the US, Canada, and Australia as...
  • “Stand up to injustice”: Racial employability disparity within universities

    According to the Resolution Foundation, black, Asian or minority-ethnic (BAME) graduates are less likely to be employed than their white counterparts. A recent report by the Resolution Foundation analysed the current situation on racial employability disparity in Britain. The report comes after Theresa May ordered an audit of public service...
  • Why you should have to pay tuition fees

    The issue of tuition fees is a controversial topic that is dominating current politics. Labour’s promise to abolish fees has rallied much of the typically apathetic youth around Jeremy Corbyn, whereas current government policy receives great criticism within the student community. Corbyn’s stance on tuition fees in part explains...