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NUS responds to HEFCE report on higher education participation

NUS responds to HEFCE report on higher education participation

Thursday 24 October 2013

The National Union of Students (NUS) today commented on a report published by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) which looks at how participation in higher education has changed over time. Figures released today (Thursday) show an increase in overall numbers of young people going to university.

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NUS responds to report from the social mobility and child poverty commission

NUS responds to report from the social mobility and child poverty commission

Thursday 17 October 2013

The National Union of Students (NUS) today commented on a report to ministers from the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission which stated that today’s middle-class children are on track to become the first in more than a century to be materially less well off in adulthood than their parents.  A recent student opinion poll conducted by NUS backs up these findings, with 44 per cent of students polled believing that their generation will be less well off than their parents.

The National Union of Students (NUS) today commented on a report to ministers from the Social...

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NUS responds to universities UK review of part time and mature higher education

NUS responds to universities UK review of part time and mature higher education

Wednesday 16 October 2013

The Government, the higher and further education sectors and funding providers need to fully understand the significant benefits that part time and mature study and improve its provision. There needs to be a collective response from all levels to the challenges that these groups of students are facing. The National Union of Students (NUS) today commented on a review of part time and mature higher education by Universities UK.

The Government, the higher and further education sectors and funding providers need to fully...

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NUS figures show new students face cost of living crisis

NUS figures show new students face cost of living crisis

Friday 4 October 2013

The National Union of Students (NUS) has today released new figures* which show an emerging student living crisis, with many new students struggling under increasing pressure to meet their day-to-day costs of living. NUS analysed available statistics for the cost of living for students for an academic year of 39 weeks in 2013/14 and compared it typical payments for government maintenance loans and grants for the same period.

The National Union of Students (NUS) has today released new figures* which show an emerging student...

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