Entries by Lucy Sherriff from 08/2011

From Orlando Bloom To Nelson Mandela, See The Celebrities Who Have Received Their Honorary Degrees

Posted 08.15.2011 | UK Universities & Education

Some have received well-deserved recognition for their outstanding contributions, others are just plain greedy. From Arnie the Terminator who is now p...

Students Get EdExcel A-Level Results A Week Early

Posted 08.15.2011 | UK Universities & Education

Students were hit by yet another exam board blunder on Saturday as A-level results were posted online almost a week earlier than the official release ...

Students Get Edexcel A-Level Results A Week Early

Posted 08.15.2011 | UK

Students were hit by yet another exam board blunder on Saturday as A-level results were posted online almost a week earlier than the official release ...

Teachers Face Cyberbullying From Pupils And Parents, Study Says

Posted 08.16.2011 | UK Universities & Education

Teachers are now subjected to cyberbullying from both pupils and parents, according to research by Plymouth University. Almost 400 teachers were qu...

UK Universities League Table 2012

Posted 08.16.2011 | UK Universities & Education

From student satisfaction to job employment prospects, the league table put together by the Complete University Guide (CUG) ranks UK universities acco...

Tips For Going Through The University Clearing Process

Posted 08.17.2011 | UK Universities & Education

Going through the university clearing process can be a daunting and stressful prospect. Each year, UCAS is inundated with thousands of university ...

Survival Guide To University Freshers' Week

Posted 08.17.2011 | UK Universities & Education

It's not easy to start university. The nerves, the nightclubs, the new people. So, if you're worried about how you'll get on read our top 15 tips for ...

Universities Warned They Will Face Pressure To Raise Standards After Tuition Fee Increases

Posted 08.17.2011 | UK Universities & Education

Universities have been warned they will be under pressure to raise standards in the face of increased tuition fees after figures showed nearly one in ...

See The Famous Faces Who Got By Without Tertiary Qualifications

Posted 08.17.2011 | UK Universities & Education

Thanks to oversubscribed places and a sharp rise in tuition fees, more and more students are set to opt out of university. But these famous faces prov...

Students In Wales Hit By Soaring Rent Costs

Posted 08.17.2011 | UK Universities & Education

THE spiralling cost of higher education grew to new heights yesterday, with news students in Wales will pay up to 11% more for their university accomm...

Repercussions Of Exam Blunders May Still Hit A-Level Students

Posted 08.18.2011 | UK Universities & Education

Around 100,000 students are believed to have been affected by exam blunders, the Press Association has reported. The mistakes ranged from impossibl...

A-Level Results Reach Record Highs

Posted 08.18.2011 | UK Universities & Education

The share of entries achieving the highest grade has plateaued for the first time in more than 10 years but A-level pass rates have risen to record hi...

Boys Narrow Exams Gender Gap In A-Level Results

Posted 08.18.2011 | UK Universities & Education

The gender gap between boys and girls' exam results appears be closing after A-Level results showed they had reached nearly equal levels of A* grades....

University Students Share Their Experiences Of Missing Out On First Choice

Posted 08.18.2011 | UK Universities & Education

With results day upon us and your future in the balance, it’s easy to picture the worst happening when you open that dreaded envelope. What you need...

A-Level Results Figures In Graphs

Posted 08.18.2011 | UK Universities & Education

The Joint Qualifications Council today released the official figures of A-Level results for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. If staring at a l...

The Complete Interactive Student Guide To UCAS Clearing

Posted 08.18.2011 | UK Universities & Education

Confused about the clearing process? Can't get through to UCAS to ask them what to do next? Let us take you through the clearing process, step by s...

A-Level Results: The Media's Obsession With Pretty Jumping Girls (PICTURES)

Posted 08.18.2011 | UK Universities & Education

Like the start of the grouse season, the August A-level results day has its own traditions. The first of which is images of young attractive blonde la...

Sandwich Maker Beats iPod Accessories To Top List Of Most Popular Student Buys

Posted 08.19.2011 | UK Universities & Education

Retailers will be stocking up on the trusty toastie maker as it beats laptops, speakers and televisions to top the list of the 10 most popular back-to...

Head Teacher Struck Off For Watching Pornography At Primary School

Posted 08.19.2011 | UK Universities & Education

A primary school head teacher in London has been found guilty of engaging in a sexual act and watching porn in his office, where he could be seen from...

Teachers' Union Slams Proposed School Admissions Code

Posted 08.19.2011 | UK Universities & Education

A teachers' union has slammed the government’s revision draft admissions code, which is attempting to set out new regulations for allocating places ...

Lack Of Careers Advice Leaves Students In The Dark

Posted 08.19.2011 | UK Universities & Education

The thousands missing out on university places this September will be left without a clue how to tackle their future after being denied the necessary ...

The Incredibly Simple Students' Guide To Starting University

Posted 08.22.2011 | UK Universities & Education

Studentbeans.com know how exciting but daunting starting university can be. Especially when it comes to making your loan stretch while still having a...

Disabled Student Sits 12-Hour Exam To Study At University

Posted 08.22.2011 | UK Universities & Education

A dedicated pupil sat a 12-hour exam in order to pursue his dream of going to university- despite not being able to walk, write or speak. Isaac Mal...

Animal Charity Wants Dog Education To Be On School Curriculum

Posted 08.22.2011 | UK Universities & Education

A Cornish charity wants dog education to be added to the school curriculum to cut down on dog "ignorance". K9 Crusaders said it had seen a big rise...

Government Under Pressure To Reform As Students Still Compete For University Places

Posted 08.22.2011 | UK Universities & Education

The government has come under further pressure to reform university admissions after new figures indicated 80% of A-level students competing for a pla...