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Government support package for universities disappoints

On the 4 May, Education Secretary, Gavin Williamson, announced a package of measures to protect the higher education sector from the impact of coronavirus. Although they were drawn from proposals from the universities sector, and were intended to safeguard students and help universities, many fear that the financial measures do not go far enough and…

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Government to introduce T-Levels

More than 5,000 post-GCSE qualifications with a low student intake are to lose funding, as the Department for Education readies itself to release new T-level courses in September of this year. This amounts to 40% of the 12,000 post-16 qualifications that are currently available in England. T-level courses are qualifications that can be taken after…

Science

The impact of homelessness on health

There is no confirmed number for how many people are classed as homeless across the UK. One reason for this is that homelessness is recorded differently across the country and also many homeless people do not show up in official statistics at all. Government street counts give a snapshot of the situation but not an…

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