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UEA seventh best for student satisfaction – Times survey

The 2016 Times Higher Education (THE) Student Experience Survey has revealed that UEA has been ranked seventh for student satisfaction by students. The survey, which was taken by 15,000 students across the country, asked students for their feedback and opinions on 21 aspects of university life. These included quality of staff and lectures, quality of…

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One in three young people “scared” to check bank balance

Nearly a third of young people are too scared to check their bank balances, according to a survey conducted by Intelligent Environments, a developer of online banking software. The findings have been revealed that money problems are having a serious psychological effect on students, 46% of 18-to-24-year-olds reported a loss of sleep as a result…

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Norwich voted “happiest city” to work in the country

Norwich workers are among the most satisfied in the country, according to a national survey. Business psychologists, OPP, surveyed 2500 people up and down the country in order to establish levels of job satisfaction. The survey asked respondents to rate their satisfaction in a variety of areas related to their employment, including workload, salary and…

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UK universities in “plagiarism epidemic”

An investigation by The Times has revealed close to 50,000 students have been caught cheating over the past three years, after submitting their academic work. Of the 129 UK universities that formed a part of the investigation, the University of Kent was considered the worst university for student cheating – with 1,947 cases – followed…

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Lecturers accuse universities of limiting free speech on campuses

A group of university academics have published an open letter in the Telegraph criticising their universities and unions for “stifling free speech by banning anything that causes the least offence to anyone”, which, according the academics, denies “the intellectual challenge of debating conflicting, and often unpopular views”. [su_pullquote]80% of unis censor the free speech of…

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