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The importance of Skills Education

Soft skills are at the top of employers' wish lists, says Michael Mercieca

Why Induct when you can Welcome?

At Campuslife, the Student Welcome aims to change the way we think about managing the pre-arri...

Stand up for gender equality with HeForShe

The University of Nottingham is excited to welcome the inaugural HeForShe #GetFree Tour to cam...

How do you create the very best student experience?

From facilities and estates to graduate employability, Rebecca Paddick asks the roundtable, wh...

Northampton supports Coppafeel! charity

University of Northampton Student Ambassadors wear Cobblers shirts to support Coppafeel! breas...

Just don't mention the 'student experience'

UB Editor Rebecca Paddick explain why she isn't a fan of the well-used industry phrase

The university brand challenge

Would-be students are being courted like never before by universities looking to grow their nu...

Student satisfaction, HE success

It has been a successful year for student satisfaction, despite a volatile policy landscape, s...

Global citizen students

Professor Zahir Irani supports the welcoming of overseas students, and advocates British stude...

Students reap rewards from Nottingham internship scheme

Local companies and students benefit from internship scheme which places undergraduates into s...

Paying the price to attend top universities

Accommodation for Students releases annual report on the cost of student accommodation

Change is constant

UB Editor Rebecca Paddick asks some of the sector's experts, what are the key obstacles that l...

Apologetic student returns sign to Bath

An apologetic student has returned a University sign more than a decade after it first went mi...

NSS: Student satisfaction remains high

This year's National Student Survey shows 86% of students satisfied with their course

Bangor leads Welsh universities in NSS

Bangor University again leads Welsh universities in the most recent measure of student satisfa...

Kingston's top tips for Clearing

With A level results day looming, Kingston University encourages students to be well prepared ...

London universities joining forces

City University London will become one of the University of London's self-governing Colleges

As clearing is nearing...

Jo Goldhawk, Alumni Assistant, Birmingham City University recalls last year's clearing experie...

Preparation for life?

Universities are reaping the benefits of inviting employers to help design and deliver parts o...

Finished at School helps young people get into FE

Ambitious about Autism and Department for Education work to help students with autism continue...

Opening the doors wider to higher education

Universities and colleges set challenging new targets to make speedier progress on fair access...

Almost two thirds of recent grads underemployed in work

Accenture Strategy 2015 UK Graduate Employment Survey reveals large employers need to sharpen ...

Wildlife links with UWE Bristol and Bristol Zoo

UWE Bristol and Bristol Zoological Society (BZS) have joined forces to create an exciting new ...

UWE graduates in high-demand as job market soars

Booming regional economy allows flourishing employment rate for UWE graduates, with unemployme...

Creating preference: It's not just about league tables

The HE sector is at risk of destroying its ability to connect with its audiences, says Max du ...

Coventry student plans 400mph rocket-powered machine

An automotive design student at Coventry has developed a futuristic vehicle concept to give pu...

Young carers feel double the pressure at exam time

Exams can be tough, but for young people juggling their studies with a caring role, life can b...

Preparing teachers to prepare pupils

University of Bedfordshire students had top advice on how to make the transition from being st...

True value of a degree?

New survey finds 40% of students believe degree is not 'value for money'

Nottingham students team up to help local pupils

University students provide over 25,000 hours of support to local schools and colleges via 'St...

Ministerial visit for Bangor University

The Welsh Minister for Education and Skills, Huw Lewis AM, visited Bangor University

IB beats A-levels for university preparation

A new survey of 80 HE admissions officers has found the IB diploma programme is best preparati...

Fashion student wins nationwide Topshop competition

A University of Huddersfield fashion design student has won the prestigious British Fashion Co...

Revision stress study published

A third of final-year undergraduates have consulted their GP or a counsellor about revision st...

It's never too late to learn

Talented students who had previously ruled out higher education are rediscovering their potent...

Addressing 'town versus gown'

Kieran Lilley from architects Stride Treglown looks at the issues of integrating PBSA schemes ...

Cast your votes for a bright HE future?

University Business Managing Editor Hannah Oakman hopes for a strong outcome for HE in the up-...

Children need grit and resilience to survive

We don't just need a generation of box tickers, says Charlie Rigby, Founder of the Challenger ...

Loughborough named University of the Year

Loughborough University has received the top accolade at this year's Whatuni Student Choice Aw...

Edge Hill University scheme reaches UK and beyond

An Edge Hill University scheme to help improve literacy and numeracy in schools has now helped...