The role of rankings in improving higher education
17 November 2014
The way that universities use rankings as an instrument to improve the higher education experience for students is one of the under-played unintended consequences of league tables.
US, UK slide in global rankings continues as Asia gains ground
02 October 2014
The 11th annual Times Higher Education world university rankings confirm the continuing erosion of US and UK domination of global higher education and the inexorable rise of universities outside the North Atlantic axis.
Job prospects improve for graduates, official figures suggest
28 September 2014
Graduates' chances of finding graduate-level employment in the months after leaving university are beginning to pick up, analysis of official figures by TheCompleteUniversityGuide.co.uk shows.
House of Lords to investigate effect of a shortage of digitally skilled workers in the UK on competitiveness
29 August 2014
The House of Lords’ Digital Skills Committee is to hold a series of evidence sessions amid concerns over the shortage of digitally skilled workers in the job market and how that affects the UK’s digital competitiveness.
Wide tuition fee variations for international and postgraduate courses revealed
18 August 2014
The only comprehensive survey of undergraduate and postgraduate tuition fees across the United Kingdom is released today.
A-Level students have no back-up plan for results day
06 August 2014
A-Level results day can be make or break but new research suggests that over half of students have no back-up plan for if they don’t get the required grades. Even more students haven’t researched the process for Clearing.
BTEC and IB Students – Results July 2014 – Act Now!
31 July 2014
Calling all BTEC and IB Students! For 2014 entry, BTEC students who achieve DDM (Distinction, Distinction, Merit) or better in their qualifications also qualify to be outside the limit, or cap, on how many students Universities are able to recruit. It is not just ABB+ A-level students who are in this position.
Universities minister quits as UK prime minister changes public face of UK government
17 July 2014
David Willetts, universities minister in David Cameron's coalition government since 2010, has quit to return to the back benches and will leave Parliament at the next general election in 2015.
Aberystwyth is the safest place to study in Wales, analysis by TheCompleteUniversityGuide.co.uk reveals
23 June 2014
Students at the University of Aberystwyth are in the most crime-free environment in Wales, according to a national survey of student-relevant offences published today (Tuesday, 24 June 2014) by TheCompleteUniversityGuide.co.uk.
TheCompleteUniversityGuide.co.uk reveals best and worst for student-relevant crimes in London
23 June 2014
Rates of crimes of greatest relevance to students are higher in London than in any other part of England and Wales, analysis by TheCompleteUniversityGuide.co.uk, published today (Tuesday, 24 June 2014), shows.