Hundreds of thousands of masked students in South Korea, including 41 confirmed Covid-19 patients, took the country’s highly competitive university entrance exam.
The majority of university students are concerned about the return to campus in January, a survey has suggested.
Universities should stagger the return of students over five weeks after Christmas to reduce the transmission of Covid-19, the Government has said.
The Government should stagger the return of students to universities in the new year or risk spikes in coronavirus infections, Labour has said.
Students will struggle to “comply fully” with self-isolation rules if they test positive for Covid-19 before Christmas due to a lack of financial support from the Government, a union has warned.
A union has told of its “grave concerns” over plans for mass coronavirus testing for students, warning that “flaws” in the Government’s approach are a “recipe for chaos”.
A unified approach to testing students for coronavirus ahead of their return to universities after Christmas must be agreed across the UK, the Liberal Democrats have urged.
The proportion of young adults in England going to university has risen to a record high.
Students could be awarded financial compensation for lost teaching time during the first Covid-19 lockdown after the higher education complaints watchdog told an institution to pay up.
The proportion of university students in England awarded first class degrees has continued to rise, increasing by 88% in the last eight years, the higher education watchdog has found.
A two-week rent reduction for students in University of Manchester halls will feel like a “slap in the face” to protesters, a union has said.
Universities could face robust action if they allow quality to slip in certain degree subjects, or if they lower their expectations for students from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Plans to mass test the whole population for Covid-19 could “fail miserably”, an expert on screening has warned.
The Education Secretary has announced plans to reform the university admissions system which could see students receive offers from universities only once they have their final grades.
Students could receive offers from universities only after their A-level results are known under a major overhaul of admissions being proposed by vice-chancellors.
The gender pay gap between graduates is largest among alumni of the most selective universities in the UK, a think tank report suggests.
All students returning home from university for Christmas will be offered a new "30-minute" test for coronavirus before travelling, but no plans have been confirmed for their New Year return.
University students in Wales will not be forced to take new rapid coronavirus tests before returning home for Christmas, the Welsh Education Minister has said.
Students in England, Wales and Scotland will be allowed to travel back to their family homes for Christmas.
Students at Welsh universities will be asked to undergo rapid coronavirus testing before returning home for Christmas, the Welsh Government has said.
Plans to create a travel window for students to return home for Christmas are “riddled with holes”, the Government has been told.
Universities in England should end in-person teaching and switch to online classes by early December so students can return home safely for Christmas, the Government has said.
Plans to introduce mass testing for Covid-19 at universities ahead of Christmas present huge logistical challenges and risk leaving students “in limbo”, a union has warned.
Well, well, George Scott, I’ve certainly got you all fired up about my letter on a number of students flouting their admission rules to university.
Students’ university offers could be based on their actual grades rather than teachers’ predictions under proposals by the admissions body.
Seven in 10 first-year university students fear the coronavirus pandemic will leave them unable to find part-time work to support their studies, a survey has found.
A university has launched an inquiry after security fences were erected around students’ halls of residence as the second lockdown began in England.
Students are leaving campuses across England before the second lockdown begins, a union has said.
Students should not return home from university before the second lockdown begins as it will risk the lives of loved ones, a minister has said.
In response to GC’s letter about “immature” students, I understand your frustration. This last year has been a long and difficult one for many of us. I hope you’ll understand and take the time to consider what I have to say in response.