A university in London has said it will stop making unconditional offers to prospective students in order to “maintain standards”.
Birkbeck, University of London, is withdrawing from UK university rankings because it feels they do not fairly recognise its strengths, or represent it in a way helpful to students.
England is home to the top two universities in the world, but the UK is no longer the second most-represented nation in the rankings, according to a new league table.
One in seven university students have fallen asleep with food cooking, risking potentially deadly fires, research shows.
One in five university students say they purposely get drunk about once a week, with 2% saying they drink on most days, figures show.
There is “no negotiation” on prioritising student mental health, the universities minister has told vice chancellors across England.
Calls for the reintroduction of a post-study work visa have been renewed after a report concluded it should be easier for foreign graduates to stay in the UK to work.
UK ‘stagnating’ as immigration stance sees rivals snapping up the international talent, say universities
The UK is “stagnating” because its immigration policy allows rival countries to attract more talent, say university bosses.
From social media faux pas to graffiti daubed on the side of a car in ketchup, students have found imaginative ways to get themselves hauled before university bosses.
University students have been investigated tens of thousands of times for misconduct during a three-year period, from serious assault, threats of violence and sexual offending to more trivial offences – including eating the vice-chancellor’s sandwich.