Student News

So Much For Equality - This Demographic Of Students Are Less Likely To Receive Offers

The Huffington Post UK | Jess Edwards | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education

With most UK universities boasting of fair admission processes, and most student unions working to ensure the welfare of minority students, we might b...

Big Banks Are Threatening People With Dodgy 'Wonga-Style' Lawyers

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 04.07.2014 | UK

Britain's biggest banks are hitting customers with legal threats from what appear to be independent lawyers, but are actually names used by the bank's...

Dear Mr Gove - Don't Axe The American Classics

Gemma Parry | Posted 27.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Gemma Parry

Dear Mr Gove, I woke up yesterday to a news feed awash with fears that you had plans to axe To Kill a Mockingbird and Of Mice and Men from the curric...

Lucy Sherriff

Glasgow Students Threaten Boycott Over 'Despicable' Nightclub Advertising

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 09.05.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Students at a Scottish university are threatening to boycott a nightclub after its repeated use of "sexist, despicable" advertising. One member of ...

The 2015 Election Will Affect 16-year-olds as Much as 18-year-olds, So We Deserve the Right to Vote

Daniel Wittenberg | Posted 02.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Daniel Wittenberg

Politics is a rare aspect of British life that people under 18 are not allowed to be part of, which merely underlines how outdated the existing voting age has become. Young people are perfectly capable of making choices, so it's time for the Westminster classes to lower the drawbridge for a democratic election to everyone bound by its result.

Asa Bennett

This 14-Year Old Wants To Sock It To His Rivals

HuffingtonPost.com | Asa Bennett | Posted 06.06.2014 | UK Universities & Education

14-year old Gabriel McKeown is not like many other kids his age as he decided, while still at school, to start his own business. He bought sock sam...

How Is This Young Entrepreneur Cooking Up A Storm?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 11.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Vincent Breslin's entrepreneurial skills were recognised early on when in his teens he invented a treasure hunt game in Ireland, earning him an "entre...

This Entrepreneur Is Bringing Brits Halal Ready Meals (INTERVIEW)

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Shazia Saleem is a 29-year old entrepreneur who has started up 'ieat foods', the first British ready meals brand offering halal dishes likes pies, pas...

Body Of Student Missing For Six Weeks Found In River

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education

The body of a student who has been missing for six weeks after she went on a night out with friends has been found in a river, police have confirmed. ...

LSE Students' Union Slams Controversial 'Student Rights' Group

Mohamed Harrath | Posted 22.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Mohamed Harrath

Students' unions across London including at UCL, Goldsmiths, Birkbeck, and LSE, have adopted 'no-engagement' policies against Student Rights with more unions expected to pass the motion in coming weeks.

It's A Myth Apprentices Don't Get Paid Much. You Can Earn Loads

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Visit our new dedicated apprenticeship section, featuring a live jobs feed. Introducing this week’s apprentice.. Name: Georgia Cosma Job T...

Why It's Never Too Late To Do An Apprenticeship

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Visit our new dedicated apprenticeship section, featuring a live jobs feed. Introducing this week’s apprentice.. Name: Laura Smith Age: 28 ...

Ten Apprenticeship Highlights of 2013

Matthew Hancock | Posted 28.02.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Matthew Hancock

This year has been another significant year in the expansion of Apprenticeships in England. With more than two million Apprenticeship starts since 2010 and higher numbers of people on Apprenticeships than ever before, 2013 has been a triumph. It is therefore worthy of some reflection...

REVEALED: The UK's Cheapest Universities To Live And Study At

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.12.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Students looking for a degree course that won't cost them the earth should set their sights on Edinburgh’s Heriot-Watt University, according to a ne...

'I Couldn't Find A Job.. And Then A Traineeship With Nissan Came Along'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Visit our new dedicated apprenticeship section, featuring a live jobs feed. Introducing this week’s apprentice, who's actually a trainee.. N...

Universities UK Withdraws Guidance Over Gender Segregation In Lectures And Debates

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A leading universities body has withdrawn guidance on the gender segregation of audiences in lectures and debates, after Prime Minister David Cameron ...

Gender Segregation In Unis Is Pandering To Extremism, Says Michael Gove

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Gender segregation in universities is pandering to extremism, Michael Gove has said, as he became the latest politician to wade into the divisive row ...

'You Can Still Get Into IT, Even Without The Right A-Levels'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.12.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Visit our new dedicated apprenticeship section, featuring a live jobs feed. Introducing this week’s apprentice.. Name: Tom Dawe Age: 19 Jo...

'He Sent In A Picture Of His Mother To Demonstrate His Ideal Girl'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Online dating is a becoming a pretty big thing in studentville now, so it's only natural there's going to be a few weird and wacky anecdotes. Fortu...

Apprenticeship Champion Of The Year Chloe Gailes

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.11.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Visit our new dedicated apprenticeship section, featuring a live jobs feed. Introducing this week’s apprentice.. Name: Chloe Gailes Age: 28...

"I'm Appalled To Admit They Drink Less And Study More."

The Huffington Post UK | Emma Reidy | Posted 22.11.2013 | UK Universities & Education

An age of sobriety is developing amongst Britain's students as they struggle to cope with the steep rise in tuition fees and "simply cannot afford" to...

'I Got Such A Confidence Boost From Doing An Apprenticeship'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.11.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Visit our new dedicated apprenticeship section, featuring a live jobs feed. Introducing this week’s apprentice.. Name: Louise Mills Age: 20...

'An Apprenticeship Isn't An Easy Way Out'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.11.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Visit our new dedicated apprenticeship section, featuring a live jobs feed. Introducing this week’s apprentice.. Name: Jake Holmes Age: 17 ...

'You Have To Dream Don't You?'

The Huffington Post UK | Chris Matthews | Posted 03.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education

It is the sixth form college with creativity running through its corridors. Nestled among roaming Surrey countryside and described as a ‘Utopia for ...

A Day In The Life Of Female Engineer Apprentice

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.11.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Visit our new dedicated apprenticeship section, featuring a live jobs feed. Introducing this week’s apprentice.. Name: Rebecca Davies Age: ...