UK & Ireland

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30% of UK students lose graduate jobs or offers in COVID-19 chaos

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Amid the COVID-19 lockdown, competition for graduate jobs has reached an all-time high - with graduate job openings declining by 77% since January, leaving...
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‘Laddish’ UK student behaviour disrupts university courses

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Staff at six UK universities revealed loutish behaviour was being directed – predominantly by young men from middle and upper-class backgrounds – towards female lecturers, particularly...
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Research finds mental health behind 1 in 3 UK decisions to drop out

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A study by MyUniChoices has shown that a third of students that drop out of university in the UK do so because of poor...
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Chinese students leave the UK in fear of racist attacks

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Chinese students at UK universities have returned to China in their droves following a series of recent reports of Chinese students being subjected to...
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Report finds UK students spend £2,000 before starting uni

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First year students spend an average of £2,000 in advance of starting university, according to a new report by UCAS Media, with the majority...
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Estranged students hindered by bureaucracy, report finds

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Care leavers and estranged students that complete their university courses achieve as much as other students in their future careers - but are hamstrung...
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Tip-off service set up to stop dangerous UK student initiations

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Amid growing concerns around student initiations that compel students to perform dangerous tasks to join a club or society, the body that organises student...
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University of Sheffield hires students to tackle on-campus racism

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The University of Sheffield has recently announced plans to hire 20 students to address on-campus racism and ‘microaggressions’, in response to demand from students. Koen...

How to create positive student communities through social media

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From the Global Student Living Conference 2019. Learn more about the GSL Conference here. https://vimeo.com/379733394 In 2015, Experian Simmons found that 98% of higher education students used social...
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More UK students using ‘sugar daddy’ websites to fund degrees

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According to Seeking Arrangement, the world’s largest ‘sugar daddy’ website, the number of UK students registering to be ‘sugar babies’ increased by 36% from 2018...
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