Students' Unions Are In Danger Of Becoming Nothing More Than University Marketing Tools - We Must Resist

Bradley Allsop | Posted 11.01.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Bradley Allsop

It is our job, as unions, to stand firm and hold onto a radical commitment, in an age where we're fed a message at every turn not to do so, to being political - to challenging university leaders, government and wider society where we have to, and doing so in a truly democratic, grass roots way - with students, not for them. If we lose this commitment, we lose everything.

How Do We Spread The Environmental Message Across Higher Education Institutions?

Louis Sherman | Posted 20.10.2016 | UK
Louis Sherman

More and more students appear to be wanting to get in on the environmental movement, something I have seen first-hand while at university in Bournemou...

Warning to New University Students - False Facebook Groups

Rima Amin | Posted 09.11.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Rima Amin

New students throughout the UK are being drawn to Facebook groups they believe are run by their universities and students' unions. They are not -these groups are often run by external event promoters seeking to gain ticket sales to club events they have organised. Along with the name, some are also using the university's official branding to deceive students.

Applying for Grad School: A Short Guide

Jonathan Lima-Matthews | Posted 17.03.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Jonathan Lima-Matthews

The first thing you have to consider is whether you want to go back into higher education. You should be asking yourself some practical questions: Do I enjoy the academic challenge of higher education? Will graduate study add value to an application for my desired career? Is the cost worth it?

Students 'Choose History Over Cost'

PA | Posted 05.09.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Students continue to choose universities based on reputation and history rather than quality of teaching and cost, research suggests. A new study h...

Students Unite And Boycot Universities Over Fee Rise

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.03.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Students are staging a national day of action on Wednesday in protest at the hike in tuition fees and will boycott university lectures across the coun...

Impact Of Tuition Fee Hike To Be Monitored

PA | Posted 27.01.2012 | UK Universities & Education

An independent commission has been established to monitor the impact of increased university fees in England over the next three years, it was announc...