STUDENT SAFETY UK

Quarter of students feel lonely, Unite survey suggests

11 Oct 2019

Students who feel high levels of isolation were more likely to feel dissatisfied with life, the report found. Just 57% of lonely students said they felt life was worthwhile, compared with 91% of students who weren’t lonely.

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Record number of students seek university through clearing

07 Aug 2019

A record 17,420 of these found their places through the clearing service, which matches candidates with places once the results are in, the University and College Admissions Service said.

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UK universities see 30% increase in Chinese applicants

30 Jul 2019

New data from UCAS has revealed that the number of UK university applicants from China has increased by 30% for the 2019/2020 academic year to 19,760, overtaking the 18,520 applicants from Northern Ireland.

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Police step up patrols after spate of attacks against Chinese students

17 Jun 2019

Police are set to increase their patrols in Coventry after a spate of attacks on Chinese students living in the city. A number of Chinese students studying at the University of Warwick have reported attacks on them in recent weeks to both police and the university themselves - which has described the incidents as "troubling".

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Brexit Deterring International Students from UK

13 Jun 2019

The prospect of Brexit is making some students think twice, with one in five confessing that it is making the UK less attractive, and one in three indicating that they would be more interested if the country remained in the EU, a new survey by QS has found.

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Chinese Academics in UK

03 Jun 2019

China has been a major academic resource for UK universities, both in terms of students and academics. While they remain by far the most popular country of origin for around half a million international students in the UK, China also ranks among nations which are providing a high number of academics to UK universities.

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Caring for the Welfare of Boarding School Students

22 May 2019

The UK’s boarding school system is world class, and attracts students from around the world. But with concerns over the lack of agreed guardianship structures, problems arise and schools and students could be at risk.

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What is a Summer School?

15 May 2019

A summer school is a form of education provided by universities, international colleges and private enterprises during the summer vacation, with courses usually lasting one to eight weeks.

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