- Jan 17
The TAB - Revealed: The Russell Group unis that have up to 25 per cent fewer freshers this year
This is an interesting read by The Tab, as it takes a look at why the Russel Group universities have taken on less students than previous years, resulting in a drop on freshers by as much as a quarter at some universities. The article looks at how the percentage of international students at a university can influence the percentage and also how fees from domestic and international students are part of the reason. You can read the full article here.
- Jan 16
Times Higher Education - The Office for Students needs to tighten its belt, too
We have covered the cost of living crisis numerous times, but it isn't just the students that are having problems the institutions are as well, and with organisations like the Office for Students rumoured to be putting their costs up by 13% how can this be justified. This article from the Times Higher Education news written by Stephen Marston, looks at the implications. You can read the full article here.
- Jan 13
Blackbullion - How to support students taking time out of studying
Students sometimes may want to take a break from their studies, this can be for many reasons, from exciting things like travelling to more serious problems like money constraints or illness. Following a webinar by Lynne Condell MBE, Blackbullion, have written a great piece looking at the support that universities can give students to help make the right decision for them, and how they can support them if the do decide to take time out of studying. You can see the full articl
- Jan 12
WONKHE - UK higher education’s 2022 in review
In 2022 the Corona virus may have calmed down, but other aspects of the year were very unsettling from the war in the Ukraine to so many government changes including five different education secretaries, it was hard to keep on top of what was happening. WONKHE, have looked into all that happened last year, and have written review on the seven key themes from the year’s Higher Education policy news. You can read the full review here.
- Jan 11
Student Minds – Second term blues
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.
- Jan 10
Universities UK – What role do universities have in disability inclusion?
This article written by Will Pike for Universities UK, is very insightful into how young people who may have recently suffered life altering injuries, and still want to make their way in the world, will navigate university. It will be good to see what comes from Will's involvement with Universities UK, hopefully the support advice produced will help universities give disabled students the support they need to thrive. You can read the article here.
- Jan 5
Times Higher Education - January university exams: four essential study tips
January can be a stressful month for a lot of reasons, when all the twinkling lights are down and all the festivities are over, the dark and cold of January can weigh heavy. For students who have exams, and may not have put as much effort in over the festive season as they would normally, looming exams can be very stressful. This article the Times Higher Education news, has some great study tips to help you get back on track, you can read the full article here.
- Jan 3
Professional Security Magazine - January Edition
The January edition of the Professional Security Magazine is out now. The latest edition features a congratulatory piece to Sophie Bimson, the Crime Prevention and Personal Safety Advisor at University College London, one of our ProtectED Founder Member universities. We would like to add our congratulations to Sophie for winning the Dave Clark Award. We work closely with Sophie on all things ProtectED for UCL, she is a massive asset to their team, and has implemented so many