UK student demand is slowed by living expenses and apprenticeships, according to UCAS

Mitchell, Nic

Prior to the announcement of the nation’s A-level results, the head of the United Kingdom’s shared higher education admissions service suggested that a slight decline in demand for undergraduate positions among home students may be due to housing shortages, rising living costs, and the growing allure of apprenticeships.

 

UK student demand is slowed by living expenses and apprenticeships, according to UCAS

 

UK student demand is slowed by living expenses and apprenticeships, according to UCAS

                                            Undocumented students should have access to citizenship, says a report
STEM degrees are pursued by 33% of undocumented graduate students.

Mr. Greenfield, Nathan

An important argument is made for legislation that will permit undocumented students to work and study without worrying about being deported and establish a road to citizenship in a recent report on undocumented students, which recognizes their potential value to the country.

Geopolitical squabbles are reflected in the Africa-Russia HE cooperation initiative.

 

UWN Reporter and Wagdy Sawahel

Russia’s desire to grow its influence may be seen in its plans to open branch campuses of its top institutions in Africa and to raise the percentage of African students admitted to Russian colleges. However, there are worries that Russian outreach may be primarily motivated by geopolitical considerations.

Engineering: A field with the potential to preserve the environment

An emerging global movement to transform engineering education, aimed at achieving greater peace, sustainability and resilience, draws on many disciplines as well as engineering’s own rich toolbox to find new ways to solve the pressing problems that increasingly confront our planet.

How will AI change the educational environment? Experts comment

Judith Cohn

Higher education leaders should spend some time considering how to deal with AI technology to safeguard student privacy, improve the student experience, and assist all stakeholders in being ready for a future of working with potent technology.

Knowledge creation is at odds with paying for publications.

Patrcio Langa and Sioux McKenna
However, it also had the unintended consequence of positioning research in instrumentalist and performative ways, which are at odds with the ideals of knowledge creation. The South African system of paying public universities for academic publications has arguably been highly successful in driving increases in knowledge production.

UK student demand is slowed by living expenses and apprenticeships, according to UCAS

As a new funding mechanism goes online, Kenya launches a site.

Nganga, Gilbert

Under a new funding scheme that begins next month, Kenya has created a new Higher Education Financing webpage for students looking for scholarships, loans, and bursaries. Public university and technical and vocational education and training college students must submit their applications via the portal.

 

 

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