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How we are continuing to support students who are struggling at university

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Helping students be happy and healthy in their studies is crucial. That’s why, thanks to the creation of the first ever Student Support Champion, students will soon be able to benefit from more joined-up support from their universities Here’s everything …

What we are doing to improve the mental health of children and young people

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The ongoing impact of the pandemic has emphasised the importance of supporting our children and young people’s wellbeing. That’s why, during Children’s Mental Health Week, we have released the findings our State of the Nation report, which focuses on trends …

How we are calling on universities to end the use of Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs) to silence abuse victims

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Victims of sexual harassment in universities should never be silenced by Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs), under a new pledge announced today backed by the government, universities, and campaigners. Here’s everything you need to know about our announcement on NDAs.

What you need to know about grades in 2021

GCSE, AS and A level exams will not be going ahead as planned this summer.  Instead, students will receive grades determined by teachers, and will only be assessed on what they have been taught, not what they may have missed. Here is what this …

All students to return to school and college from 8 March and what you need to know

From Monday 8 March, schools and colleges will open to all pupils with asymptomatic COVID-19 testing in place. University students on practical courses will also return on Monday 8 March. The return of all pupils is a priority in the …

Statement on misleading claims about the appointment of Lord Wharton as chair of the Office for Students

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Lord James Wharton was appointed chair of the Office for Students on Monday, 8 February. There are unfounded suggestions in the press that the appointment was not made in line with standard guidelines for such appointments. This is categorically untrue.