The majority of university students are not expecting to receive any more face-to-face teaching this academic year, a survey suggests.
University leaders fear all students in England may not be allowed to return to campus for in-person activities until mid-May at the earliest.
One in five students could not study a degree subject that interested them because they did not have the right subjects from school or college to progress onto the course, a report suggests.
Colleges and universities are to receive extra cash for teaching over the next academic year.
Universities and colleges must not sacrifice quality for “inflated intakes” amid a rise in applications and plans for teacher-assessed grades, the higher education watchdog has warned.
More than one in four university students have said they feel lonely often or always, a report suggests.
Universities could face the threat of a fresh wave of strikes over proposed “unaffordable” increases to their pension contributions.
The Government needs to be able to reserve the right to “hit the brakes” on students returning to campuses in coming weeks, a leading scientist has said.
Students’ experience during the pandemic – including a lack of social interaction and “Zoom-fatigue” – could increase university drop-out rates, a report has warned.
The rate of students dropping out from UK universities has fallen slightly, figures show.
Students could be offered face-to-face lessons after Easter and they may graduate with classmates in small ceremonies, a vice-chancellor has said.
Record numbers have applied to study nursing at UK universities amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The Education Secretary has warned against a “chilling effect” of “unacceptable silencing and censoring” on university campuses as he unveiled tougher measures to protect free speech.
The Education Secretary is to reveal plans for a “free speech champion” who will have the power to impose fines on universities that stifle freedom of speech, The Sunday Telegraph has reported.
The proportion of students from state schools entering UK universities has remained almost unchanged for the past five years, despite a continuing push to boost numbers.
Less than one in five British postgraduate research university students are from ethnic minorities, figures show.
The number of students accepted on to modern language degree courses has fallen by more than a third over nearly a decade, data shows.
A Conservative peer who is the Government’s preferred candidate to chair England’s independent higher education regulator plans to retain the party whip in the House of Lords if confirmed in the post, MPs have heard.
University students facing financial pressures due to the pandemic will have access to an additional £50 million support fund from the Government.
Complaints to the universities watchdog have surged to a record high during the year of the pandemic.
More than one in three students gained a first class degree last year after institutions adopted “no detriment” policies on final grading, figures show.
A growing proportion of university students are not happy with their academic experience – and nearly two in three have seen their mental health worsen since the start of the autumn term, a report suggests.
A-level results day could be moved forward and the start of university could be pushed back under Government proposals to reform the admissions system.
Tuition fees in England are set to be frozen for another year and minimum entry requirements to universities will be considered under proposals unveiled by the Government.
Universities should consider offering tuition fee refunds to students where teaching has not been delivered as promised amid the pandemic, England’s higher education watchdog has said.
Scotrail is extending a deadline for students who used a discount travel scheme to make their return to the north-east.
Rules on the sale of alcohol in pubs could be reviewed if social distancing measures are repeatedly breached, Deputy First Minister John Swinney has warned.
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.
Students’ campus return: Scottish Government refuses to turn over its own correspondence with university bosses
The Scottish Government has been accused of showing "contempt" for the public after refusing to turn over its own correspondence with university bosses on students returning to campuses.
There is a "realistic possibility" students may not be able to return to their homes at Christmas, the deputy first minister has said.