University Students

18 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me When I Went to University

Sophie Turton | Posted 01.11.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Sophie Turton

A fresh influx of excited faces will flood through university doors this month. It is a scary and exciting time but it is also a period of great expectation and it can be hard to prepare for such a massive change in your life's direction... In many ways I wish someone had told this to me on my first day at university.

Guidance for The Naive Undergraduate - Part Seven: Have You Considered Getting A Part-Time Job?

Thomas Hurdsfield | Posted 06.09.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Thomas Hurdsfield

The job was quite easy really but my fellow colleagues were anything but fun... The manager was covered head to toe in jewelry; I came to the conclusion that her long-suffering husband liked her so much he put a ring on it, or rather four rings on every finger, she was like a metal detectors wet dream.

Freshers Expectations vs. Student Reality

Madison Taylor | Posted 05.08.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Madison Taylor

Despite it being the summer, Freshers and the beginning of term will be upon us before we know it. There will be thousands of fresh-faced, nervous 18 year olds in the pool of trepidation which is first year. They will currently be dreaming of freedom and what university life in Plymouth (of all places) will be like.

Canadian Student Found Dead Had Only Been In UK For One Day

PA | Posted 30.09.2012 | UK Universities & Education

A man whose body was found at a recycling plant had only been in the UK a day before his death, it has emerged. Canadian student Garrett Elsey, 22,...

A Glimpse Of Hope For Prospective Students

Cosima Ungaro | Posted 04.12.2011 | UK Universities & Education

The deadline for Ucas applications is approaching. On January 15, all prospective students to apply for courses beginning next autumn will need to hav...

Vince Cable: 'Cautiously Optimistic' For The Future Of Students

PA | Posted 07.11.2011 | UK Universities & Education

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- There is "inevitable uncertainty" about university applications next year in the face of rising tuition fees, Vince Cable is expe...

English Universities Expecting Drop In Student Numbers

PA | Posted 04.10.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- More than half of English universities are expecting to see a drop in students next year, a report has revealed. Overall, the ...

Universities May Tempt High-Flying Students With Cut-Price Fees

The Guardian | Posted 30.09.2011 | UK

The highest performing A-level candidates could be tempted with cut-price deals on tuition fees from next year, as some English universities face incr...

Universities May Tempt High-Flying Students With Cut-Price Fees

The Guardian | Posted 30.09.2011 | UK

The highest performing A-level candidates could be tempted with cut-price deals on tuition fees from next year, as some English universities face incr...