Emma Ferguson looks at the return to face to face teaching and how little is being done to facilitate the vulnerable.
With Boris Johnson urging recently that “absolutely every pupil needs to be back in school,” the return to education for both primary, secondary and higher education students across the UK after almost 6 months this week is finally a reality. However, the return is expected to present some major challenges to students’ wellbeing and mental health.
The United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals will not be met whilst countries punitively sanction Syria.
The truth is that no one likes to feel embarrassed or uncomfortable. This is a difficult thing to admit when we want to claim that we are doing our best: we don’t want to make […]
With the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, universities are making plans to move the first term online for all students next year. This, of course, would have a huge toll on the new intake of students. Although […]
Around 1.3 million children in England are eligible for free school meals. Due to the outbreak of coronavirus, families are having to deal with the unexpected cost of feeding their children during term time. As […]
Recent Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) figures show fewer than 1% of UK university professors are Black. Despite an increase in universities employing both academic and non-academic staff to record levels, generally growth in employing […]
NUS (National Union of Students) have launched a new campaign to help save the Erasmus programme, which faces an uncertain future now that the UK has officially left the European Union. Initially founded in 1987, […]
5,000 qualifications at post-16 level which have less than 100 students enrolled per year are now at risk of losing government funding. Following the recent parliamentary review of Post-16 qualifications at Level 3 and below, […]
Schools across the country, mostly in urban areas including London, have being prohibiting students from using slang such as ‘peng’, ‘calm’ and ‘fam.’ Immediately, I remembered my first day at my new secondary school in Sheffield […]
Any student who is studying to become a paramedic, radiographer or physiotherapist will be receiving a new form of financial support from September 2020 that entitles them to up to £5,000 worth of support payment […]
On average, undergraduate students at the University of Leeds receive a mere 11 contact hours a week, with Bachelor of Arts students averaging at even less. At a steep £9250 a year, are students in […]