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University regulator calls for clarity over strike action

The Office for Students (OfS), the universities regulator, has said that universities must be clear on the impact of strikes.

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Revealed: Lincoln NUS delegates abstain from motion on defending free speech

Lincoln Students' Union (SU)

Delegates from Lincoln SU who attended March’s National Union of Students’ National Conference abstained from vote on free speech, it has been revealed.

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Student loan repayment threshold increases to £25,000

Graduates who took out a student loan from 2012 onwards will now be able to earn more money before it paying back.

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BREAKING: Lincoln NUS delegates respond to sit-in protest at NUS Conference

Lincoln Students' Union (SU)

Lincoln SU’s delegates at the National Union of Students’ conference in Glasgow have announced that they ‘condemn the actions and protests’ taking place at the event.

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Universities UK: ‘More needs to be done’ to tackle sexual misconduct at universities

The President of Universities UK (UUK) has said that there is ‘clearly more to be done’ to tackle sexual misconduct at UK institutions, following a new study into hate crime and harassment on campus.

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Shakira Martin re-elected as NUS President

Shakira Martin has been re-elected as President of the National Union of Students (NUS), it has been announced.

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Free speech at universities limited by a number of factors, says Parliamentary committee

The incorrect use of ‘no platforming’ and ‘safe space’ policies, regulatory complexity and ‘unnecessary bureaucracy’ are limiting free speech at universities, a group of MPs and Lords has warned.

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One in three Muslim students have suffered Islamophobic abuse, NUS report finds

One in three Muslim students have suffered Islamophobic abuse at university over the past year, a new survey has revealed.

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Tuition fees increase has led to 40,000 fewer part-time students, report claims

The increase in tuition fees introduced in 2012 has resulted in a decrease of 40,000 part-time students, according to research by the Sutton Trust.

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Around 300,000 more university places are needed by 2030 to meet demand, report says

A new report by the Higher Education Policy Institute has revealed that 300,000 more university places are needed in England by 2030 to meet demand.

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