Student News

Oxbridge admissions “elitism” examined by MP

Educational inequalities of opportunity and outcome are back on the national agenda, following data on elite university admissions being released…

York VC defends “academic autonomy” on Brexit

Chris Heaton-Harris, Conservative MP for Daventry, Assistant Government Whip, former MEP and qualified football referee, made national headlines this week…

YUSU survey reveals “shocking” state of off-campus housing

Council passes motion to make all landlords of Houses of Multiple Occupation register or face a £30 000 fine Stories…

Student loans leave students £221 short monthly

Thousands of students will be starting university without enough money to make it through the year, experts warn. The National Student…

York ranked ninth most affordable university city

The 2017 Student Living Index has found York to be the ninth most affordable university city in the UK, based…

NUS President to announce new Student Poverty Commission

Shakira Martin launches project aimed at unearthing the economic issues facing students

York awarded Silver under Government’s new TEF rankings

The University of York has been ranked Silver under the Government’s new Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) released today (22 June),…

Tuition fees set to rise under new government

University tuition fees are still set to rise to £9250 a year for new students from this September due to the…

“I am the facts and figures”: Shakira Martin elected NUS President

Firebrand single mother ousts Malia Bouattia at NUS conference

‘Unicorn League’ reveals billionaires’ schooling

A self-titled “Unicorn League”, which can can be found here, has begun to identify the schooling of the founders of multiple…

Increase in number of firsts awarded brings value and integrity of degrees into question

Evidence has shown a steep increase in students graduating with first class degrees. Within the past five years the percentage…

Lords veto private universities expansion bill

The House of Lords has shot down government reforms to the Higher Education and Research Bill which would have allowed an…