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Further education students need adequate maintenance support, say NUS and AOC

Ahead of next week’s Comprehensive Spending Review, the National Union of Students (@nusuk) and the Association of Colleges have united in calling on Rishi Sunak (@RishiSunak) to support further education (FE) students struggling with living costs (@AoC_info).

Students in the north less happy than those in the south

STUDY REVEALS NORTH-SOUTH DIVIDE FOR UNIVERSITY STUDENT HAPPINESS University students in the north of Britain are significantly less happy than their counterparts in the south, according to new data released today.

Housing shortage leaves students homeless National Union warns

Student financial anxieties revealed by exclusive @NUSuk research  Fewer than one in six students trust the UK Government to act in their best interests on Covid-19. At least 63% of students are concerned about their long-term career prospects. Students cite the lack of job opportunities in general (45%) as the biggest factor in their career search. In the midst of an ongoing cost of living crisis, brand new research from NUS has revealed that students are feeling apprehensive about their finances. This data is made all the more newsworthy following reports that the Government is planning to cut the repayment threshold on student loans from £27,295 to £23,000, and after a month in which the Government increased National Insurance contributions and confirmed cuts to Universal Credit of £1,040 per year.

NUS research reveals student views upon their return to student accommodation

As students return to campus ahead of the 2021/22 academic year, brand new research from NUS (@nusuk) has revealed how students are feeling as they return to campuses following 18 months of uncertainty.

UNIVERSITY STUDENTS’ HAPPINESS DECLINES AFTER THE FIRST YEAR OF STUDY

The #StudentHappinessIndex, undertaken by @Endsleigh Insurance in partnership with the National Union of Students (@NUSUK), is the first research project of its kind to delve into the concerns of students. Today marks the release of its first edition, with subsequent studies to be released annually.

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