Today may have been overshadowed by military news, but we didn't want you to miss the education financial announcement as it will affect so many. Today the government has published its long-awaited response to the Augar review of post-18 education and unveiled their changes to the student finance system. Martin Lewis even focussed on what this means for future students and their families this morning. We wanted to make sure we shared a complete picture and who better to break
Safeguarding the student experience ProtectED is a not-for-profit membership organisation and national accreditation scheme that aims to drive up standards in student safety, security and wellbeing in the university sector. ProtectED adopts a student-centered approach, with the ProtectED Code of Practice addressing issues across the whole student experience, both on and off-campus. The Code of Practice comprises five parts — the Core and four issue-focused instruments, as fol
Most of us will have noticed that our shopping is getting more expensive, and it can't have escaped anyone's notice that gas and electricity prices will soon be rising. Added to this, for most students university will be the first time they have managed their finances themselves, so it is no wonder that students are struggling. The BBC have written a piece speaking to students that have been hit by the stark reality of rising costs, and in some cases have had to change their
The Student Room has gathered information from students ready to start university this year, looking at if they have made a confirmed decision yet which university will be their first choice and what influences that decision. What they consider when choosing is interesting, the top two percentages, confirm what we have always said. The security and safety of students is paramount, especially with their parents who will also influence their decision. You can read the full repo
Universities UK, Unite Students, GuildHE and Independent HE have established a new taskforce with government departments, sector agencies, NUS, accommodation providers, charities and police, and student advisory panels. Chaired by Nic Beech, vice chancellor of Middlesex University, it will look to reduce the harms in student drug consumption, as well as tackle supply. With mental health issues on the rise along with the stresses and joys of normal student life it is inevitabl
As students are now fully bedded in with their second term, it can be a time when doubt and worry set in, now the excitement of starting university or coming back and seeing friends has worn off and the reality of workload and exam results kick in. Student Minds have a great resource base for any of the problems that students may be facing at the moment from friendship dilemmas to finances. Take a look at the full guide here.
Blackbullion the learning platform that helps students develop essential money skills for life. They have delved into Cryptocurrency, to give Student Services and anyone who may be advising students more information on what it is and the pitfalls. With over 24% of students already owning Cryptocurrency and more thinking of buying, this is something that will definitely attract students, as something that could possibly be a quick way to make money. Unfortunately it can also b