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Non repayment of student loans to become a criminal offence

Graduates who fail to repay their student loans on time could be prosecuted, the universities minister has announced. Jo Johnson has announced that the...

US Election Countdown – 23rd February

The American presidential race is now in full swing, and whilst the propaganda machines are in full swing ahead of the so-called Super Tuesday...
UEA, teaching wall 5. Photo: Flickr, Harry Harris.

New visa plans for international students

International students could find it harder to gain places at UK universities, should new visa plans be approved. The plans, currently being examined by...
'Education is not for sale' banner. Photo: Wikimedia, Manfred Werner

Student grants scrapped

Maintenance grants for students from lower income households have been scrapped by the government after MPs voted in favour of new plans last week....
UEA, teaching wall 5. Photo: Flickr, Harry Harris.

Government proposes to exempt universities from freedom of information requests

The higher education green paper published this month by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills includes proposals to make universities exempt from freedom...
Student Debt March. Photo: Wikimedia, JamKaftan

Students protest against government decsion to scrap maintenance grants

Students marched through London on 4th November to protest against the government’s decision to scrap maintenance grants from 2016. The National Campaign Against Fees...