79% of students will struggle financially this Christmas

Students are planning to spend an average of £170 this Christmas - with £119 devoted to buying presents and £51 left over for socialising.

US university turns library into nightclub to celebrate final exams

An American university has turned its library - temporarily - into a nightclub after students posted satirical messages on social media.

Supporters of Theresa May's policy point to figures showing that 121,000 non-EU students entered Britain in the year to June, but only 51,000 left

Theresa May's curbs on foreign students are 'a silly idea', say Liberal Democrats

Theresa May wants non-EU students to return home after finishing courses

Theresa May is pressing for the policy to be included in next year’s Conservative general election manifesto

Theresa May plans to 'send home foreign graduates' met with anger and condemnation

The Home Secretary said students would have to apply for new visas from abroad under the proposed policy

Theresa May said that immigration targets are likely to not be met by the next general election

Theresa May to 'kick out foreign graduates' in new immigration plans

Course graduates would have to return home before applying for visas

KCL reopens 'King's London' rebrand consultation after massive student backlash

10,000 sign petition against rebrand since Monday

Cambridge University. The typical Oxbridge graduate starts on a salary of about £25,000 a year

Poorer Oxbridge students earn more

Pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds have had to work harder to get in

The University of Manchester was among the 'biggest losers', according to Research Fortnight

Northern universities staff may lose jobs after their research quality is hammered

Oxford still tops the league table for research quality

Gilman Hall at Johns Hopkins University, Maryland.

John Hopkins University mistakenly accepted hundreds of applicants it had previously rejected

The institution admitted it had exacerbated an already stressful time

Students furious as King's College London plans to change name at 'obscene' cost

The bill for consultancy work on the rebrand is reportedly around £300,000

Robbie (not pictured) has been homeless for seven months

Student raises thousands of pounds for homeless man who offered her £3 for a taxi

Dominique Harrison-Bentzen lost her bank card during a night out in Preston

Tuition fees: Four fifths of students believe their degree isn't worth the money

81 per cent of students believe they are overpaying for tuition, and value their degree far less than it is costing them.

Warwick University places 20 jobs at risk over failure to meet fundraising targets

University cuts pile pressure on staff to raise research income

RefME: The new app which could revolutionise student essay bibliographies

A new app, designed to overcome the time-consuming task of referencing secondary material for essays, is set to top the Christmas wishlist for students following its official launch yesterday.

Swansea University physics undergraduate Courtney Mitchell Lewis died after taking 17 tablets at his flat in Swansea

Student killed himself after £100 payday loan debt soared to £800

Swansea student Courtney Mitchell Lewis had made ‘a cry for help’, said the coroner

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