Answers to frequently asked questions from university students on how the coronavirus might impact higher education.
Today’s blog looks at our funding for University Mental Health Day and how we’re celebrating World Book Day.
Today’s blog looks at research conducted by the Institute of Fiscal Studies and the Department for Education looking at the lifetime returns of a UK degree.
Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at the launch of a new consultation on unregulated accommodation as we look to improve the quality of children’s social care.
In a speech at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, the Universities Minister Chris Skidmore said that ‘successful outcomes for students and graduates are about much more than salary’.
T Levels are launching in September this year, offering high-quality technical alternatives to A levels. It is more important than ever that headteachers give their pupils the chance to talk with providers so they are able to work out whether a technical education might be right for them.
In The Times today, the Education Secretary sets out the importance of upholding free speech in universities.
The Government is clear that universities should always act in the best interests of students and the Office for Students has extensive powers to tackle instances of poor practice.
This data is a milestone for the thousands of future students, helping them to work out whether university is for them, and where to study and work. I hope this will particularly help students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are often more likely to study in their home region, as the data shows the potential benefits of gaining a degree wherever you are.
Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at the publication of annual student statistics from the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) which showed an increase in the number of university graduates being awarded first class degrees and a rise in international students.