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11 Jul 2018

The 50th anniversary conference of UKCISA — the UK Council for International Student Affairs — took place in Edinburgh on the 27-29 June this year. Over the last fifty years, more than five million international students have come to study in the UK, and with a conference theme of #Ch...

21 May 2018

Last month, the NUS Poverty Commission published the Class dismissed: Getting in and getting on in further and higher education report, looking at the barriers facing working class students in regards to access and success in post-16 education. The Commission was established to a...

28 Mar 2018

As the number of students experiencing mental health difficulties continues to grow — evidenced by the 210% increase in students dropping out of university and a 94% rise in students seeking counselling — universities are under pressure to understand and effectively address this...

19 Feb 2018

Volunteering at university may be something you have never considered, especially if a busy schedule of course work, socialising and a part-time job already leave you short on time. But if you are a new or returning student, volunteering can have a positive impact on different aspects...

20 Sep 2017

Read about the good practice currently taking place at some UK universities to prevent student sexual harassment, Bristol Zero Tolerance's work in this area, the support available for victims of harassment and sexual assault, and how the ProtectED project is aiming to raise standards...