Tag : grants

1 in 3 students can’t afford food

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Study claims students are struggling to afford necessities and are having their health put at risk by high debt. New research has revealed that debt is adversely affecting students in ever greater numbers. The scrapping of the maintenance grant and a further rise in tuition fees has spiralled the cost … Read More

Campus Watch: A new £115 million diabetes research centre will be opened at Oxford University

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A new diabetes research centre is to be opened at Oxford University by Danish pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk. The company’s £115m investment and their promise of 10 years of continued funding comes in spite of Brexit and the many “uncertainties” the vote has produced. Novo Nordisk has been a specialist … Read More

University of Leeds to raise fees

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The University of Leeds have confirmed that they will raise tuition fees to £9250 in the 2017/18 academic year. A University of Leeds spokesperson said: “Leeds offers an outstanding education and student experience and we are confident that this will be recognised in future TEF exercises, as it is in … Read More

News | Petition saves Syrian students

5 years ago / 0 comments

Leeds student Christine Gilmore has successfully prevented Syrian students across the UK from expulsion from universities. Gilmore’s petition has received over 52,000 signatures. The third year, PhD Arabic literature student told LS: “we only expected a few thousand!” The recent threat of expulsion for government-funded Syrian students became serious when … Read More