International STEM Students Chose UK for High-Quality Education

The reputation for high-quality education is the main reason of majority of international undergraduate students for going to the United Kingdom to study science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). A survey by the British Council published 2 November 2015 reveals 51 per cent of the … [Read more...]

What to Know About University from the Start

“How was I to know?!” “Nobody ever told me!” You would not want say these words when you become a part of the job market and the greater society in life after you graduate or, worse, if you do not and drop out of university. Those are words of regret that you will say looking back at the university … [Read more...]

Tips to Help You Prepare to Apply for Oxbridge

The deadline for applications to the University of Cambridge and University of Oxford is yet on 15 October. It is still three months away and yet you are here trying to know more about how to prepare for it. If you want to apply to these Oxbridge universities, you are on the right track. Yes, it is … [Read more...]

Extremist Views: Total Ban or Deal With in the University?

Should the government totally ban the discussion of extremist views at university or allow it with the necessary controls and monitoring? Government ministers are now debating over the matter following the claims made that the Islamic State extremist known as 'Jihadi John,' real name Mohammed … [Read more...]

University Rankings on Free Speech: Censorship May Impede Learning

There is a new league table that ranks the universities' practices relating to freedom of speech. It is the Free Speech University Rankings or FSUR which is a first of its kind. It is an eye opener to the real state of the freedom of speech and intellectual debate in higher education. From the looks … [Read more...]

White Pupils, State Schools Underachieve in Flight to Higher Education

This Tuesday, 27 January 2015, the Department for Education released what is otherwise known as “destination data.” Specifically, it is the Statistical First Release of the Destinations of Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5 Students, 2012/13. Expert observers of the education sector weighed in on the data … [Read more...]

What Students Say They Need from the Government

What do students need from the government in 2015? Authorities, experts, higher education sector insiders and pundits can give their opinions. Even politicians will! But the politicians are the ones who really need to know what really students need from the government. They are the ones who will be … [Read more...]

Student Vote Could Tilt the Balance of Power at 2015 General Election

Labour can seize power come next year’s tight elections if it can win around 10 seats. These seats can be won through student voters. And to win the student vote, Labour may need to promise to sincerely and effectively pursue a policy lowering tuition fees to £6,000 as the student vote also shown … [Read more...]