Family & Education By Rachel Schraer & Ben Butcher BBC Reality Check 23 October 2018 Share this with Facebook Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share this with Email Share this with Facebook Share this with WhatsApp Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link https://www.bbc.com/news/education-45447938 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel Related TopicsReality Check Free speech is being threatened at … [Read more...] about Is free speech under threat in universities?
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Swansea University has been shortlisted in the University of the Year category in the Times Higher Education (THE) Awards 2018. Swansea is shortlisted with five other universities from across the UK and is the only Welsh institution on the list. The others are University of Essex, Keele University, Newcastle University, University of West London and University of York. Bangor University and the University of South Wales have been shortlisted in other categories. Bangor's nod is for 'Outstanding Support for Students' and USW's for 'Research Project of the Year: Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. The University of the Year award is described by the organisers as being given to an institution that demonstrated “exceptional performance during the 2016-17 academic year”. Swansea’s shortlisting comes as a result of the work it has done on graduate employabilty and employment. Although research, teaching, access and business performance are taken into account for the … [Read more...] about Three Welsh universities shortlisted in the Times Higher Education awards
If you are deciding where to go to university, cost is often something taken into consideration. Well the top 50 most affordable university towns and cities have been revealed to help. Research by TotallyMoney looked at the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018 to rank their top 50 universities in order from most affordable to least. The research considers the weekly rent of university halls, cinema ticket price, monthly gym membership cost, cappuccino cost, meal cost, the price of a pint at a Wetherspoon pub , the cost of a doner kebab and the price of a cab from the town centre to the university. When do A Level results come out and what is clearing? And taking first place is the University of Warwick, with a weekly rent of just £72, and cinema ticket and pint costs of £6.50 and £2.39 respectively. The University of East Anglia takes second place, which has the cheapest weekly rent at £54. However, its slightly higher costs for everything else pushes it … [Read more...] about The top 50 universities in the UK in order of affordability
Coventry is the most affordable university city in the UK according to new research. The study, by credit specialists TotallyMoney, ranks the top 50 UK universities, as named by the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018, in order from the most affordable to the least. The University of Warwick , which is actually in Coventry and not Warwick as the name suggests, came out at number one. The research considers the weekly rent of university halls, cinema ticket price, monthly gym membership cost, cappuccino cost, meal cost, the price of a pint at Wetherspoons, the cost of a doner kebab, and the price of a cab from the town centre to the university. The University of Warwick has also this week been ranked the fourth best university in Europe in the new Times Higher Education Europe Teaching Rankings 2018. The more affordable universities The University of Warwick, took first place with a weekly rent of just £72, and cinema ticket and pint costs of £6.50 and £2.39 … [Read more...] about Coventry is the UK’s most affordable university city
STUDENTS are known to be strapped for cash - but some university cities are more wallet-friendly than others, according to a new study. TotallyMoney compared the living costs of the 50 best-ranked universities in the UK, as decided by the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018. The research looked at the weekly rent of university hall and meal costs but also crucial students' expenses like the price of pint in Wetherspoons or a kebab. The University of Warwick ranked first as the cheapest university town in the UK for students to live in, with a weekly university hall rent of £72. Prices for a cinema ticket and a pint are also relatively wallet-friendly at £6.50 and £2.39 respectively. How to save money while at uniHERE are some tips from UCAS and NUS Be the boss of your budget: Sorting out your budget needs to be your first step. Your student loan is paid into your bank account in three instalments at the start of each term, so it might seem … [Read more...] about From cheapest Wetherspoon pint to cost of a kebab, the UK’s most affordable university towns and cities revealed