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  • Landlords organisation issue tips for students
    Landlords organisation issue tips for students

    Wednesday, August 21, 2013

    AsLeedsstudents prepare to make the trip to university in September, a landlords organisation has issued a series of helpful hints to ensure new tenants have a no-fuss renting experience. Ca...

  • More courses found through clearing
    More courses found through clearing

    Tuesday, August 20, 2013

    Ever more students are finding their university courses by using the clearing process with 24,870 people placed through clearing to date, compared with 20,710 at the same time in 2012. Ucas ...

  • How to Have the Best Time of Your Life at University
    How to Have the Best Time of Your Life at University

    Tuesday, August 20, 2013

    Prospective students up and down the country will already be familiar with a particular statement, usually delivered by older friends or relatives, which goes something like this: "Make the mo...

  • Leeds clubbing venue is put to BED
    Leeds clubbing venue is put to BED

    Monday, August 19, 2013

    Leedsstudents who enjoyed dancing the night away at BED Club will have to find a new venue to throw shapes in after the owners announced it will not be reopening this autumn. The three-store...

  • Clearing process 'can feel rushed'
    Clearing process 'can feel rushed'

    Friday, August 16, 2013

    Unhappiness with the choice of course made by the typical student is said to be more likely if she or he is left at the mercy of the clearing process. Those who have yet to secure a place at...

  • Record number accepted to unis
    Record number accepted to unis

    Thursday, August 15, 2013

    A record number of students receiving their A-level results have already been accepted on to university courses. Admissions service Ucas said 385,910 applicants have so far secured a place -...

  • Vocational degree applications rise
    Vocational degree applications rise

    Wednesday, August 14, 2013

    Students have been clamouring for places on vocational-based university degree courses in a bid to improve their chances of landing a job, new figures suggest. Figures from UCAS, the univers...

  • Most students 'happy' with degree
    Most students 'happy' with degree

    Tuesday, August 13, 2013

    The overwhelming majority of students are happy with the quality of their university course, a survey has suggested. Around 85% of final-year students said they were satisfied with their deg...

  • University 'expected' of most students
    University 'expected' of most students

    Monday, August 12, 2013

    Almost three-quarters of the nation's school and college students face the expectation that they should go on to study for a degree at university, a new survey suggests. Of the 4,000 current...

  • 'Fewer tenants' fall into arrears
    'Fewer tenants' fall into arrears

    Monday, August 12, 2013

    Fewer tenants are falling behind on their rent, according to new figures. Research from the National Landlords Association (NLA) found that incidences of arrears have dropped to their lowest...