All Brits Should Learn 1,000 Words in a New Language

All Brits Should Learn 1,000 Words in a New Language

The 1,000 Words Campaign, a new initiative from language movement Speak to the Future, has made a plea for the UK to boost it's collective language skills. The campaign and its supporters fear that,...  

02/09/2013 | 1 Comments |

US Universities Seek More UK Students

US Universities Seek More UK Students

With the sharp rise in university tuition fees in the UK, many more students are now looking for alternatives overseas. In the US alone in 2011/12, over than 9,000 British students took higher education...  

26/09/2013 | 0 Comments |

A-Level Students Campaign for National Association of School Students

A-Level Students Campaign for National Association of School Students

A group of UK A-level students have decided that it's time for young people to have a direct say in their education. Luke Shore, 17, and fellow students, Michael Li, 17, Katie Rodgers, 18, and Yasmin...  

30/09/2013 | 0 Comments |

Language Degree Courses in Decline

Language Degree Courses in Decline

Despite the fact that the Confederation of British Industry had urged Brits to improve their collective language skills to aid the growth of the UK's trade and export industries, the number of language...  

08/10/2013 | 0 Comments |

Photo of coins on a table

65% of 16-year-olds don’t know about sixth form bursaries

Almost two-thirds of 16-year-olds don't know that they could get up to £1,200 a year to support them during their studies. Government research, reported in the Times Educational Supplement, found...  

20/07/2015 | 0 Comments |

Photo of a UK university

Universities for Europe campaign launched 

Universities are today being urged to back a campaign to keep the UK in Europe. Universities UK, the representative organisation for our universities, believes that being a member of the EU makes us stronger.  In...  

27/07/2015 | 0 Comments |

Photo of a happy student

A-level exam results day 2015 – the headlines

More A-level passes but less A*s and As, and a record number of university places – these are the top headlines from A-level exam results day 2015. Top grades were given to 25.9% of entries, a slight...  

13/08/2015 | 0 Comments |

Photo of a student in a library

Two UK universities make the top 10 in world rankings

Oxford and Cambridge were the only two institutions from the UK to make it into the top 10 best universities in the world. The US dominated the charts, taking the remaining eight spots. The stats, just...  

18/08/2015 | 0 Comments |

Photo of Reuben Singh

Entrepreneur Reuben Singh launches university scholarship fund

Business leader Reuben Singh is offering university scholarships of up to £9,000 to start up tycoons of the future – could it be you?  Singh was an entrepreneur from an early age...  

20/10/2015 | 0 Comments |

Students in a queue for graduation

Only a third of students think university is good value

A new report reveals that only about a third of university students think their course is good value for money. We look at the facts and explain how you can use this information to help you make the right...  

09/06/2016 | 0 Comments |

Sign up to receive careers advice and info about apprenticeships & school leaver jobs.

Sign up now