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Beating the cheating: The next hurdle for students and schools after exams are cancelled

<p>Ministers have said they recognise ‘this is an anxious time for students’</p>

Beating the cheating: The next hurdle for students and schools after exams are cancelled Beating the cheating: The next hurdle for students and schools after exams are cancelled Schoolchildren and their teachers, it’s fair to say, have not had it easy over the course of the past few months. Forced from the classroom and into online lessons back in March, …

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Some Medical Students Wait in Line for Covid Vaccine, While Others Share Selfies of Shots

Some Medical Students Wait in Line for Covid Vaccine, While Others Share Selfies of Shots

Some Medical Students Wait in Line for Covid Vaccine, While Others Share Selfies of Shots Some Medical Students Wait in Line for Covid Vaccine, While Others Share Selfies of Shots In early January, Nali Gillespie watched her social media feeds fill with vaccine selfies: Photo after photo of her peers at other medical schools around the country posed proudly next …

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How university societies have become sanctuaries for students during the pandemic

How university societies have become sanctuaries for students during the pandemic

How university societies have become sanctuaries for students during the pandemic How university societies have become sanctuaries for students during the pandemic University can be the loneliest time in a young person’s life. Flying the nest, leaving friends and the familiarity of home behind while trying to navigate new surroundings, studies and social groups can, for some, be overwhelming. New …

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N.C.A.A. President Seeks Delay on Vote to Let Students Profit From Fame

N.C.A.A. President Seeks Delay on Vote to Let Students Profit From Fame

N.C.A.A. President Seeks Delay on Vote to Let Students Profit From Fame N.C.A.A. President Seeks Delay on Vote to Let Students Profit From Fame The N.C.A.A., confronted with new scrutiny from the Justice Department, on Saturday all but abandoned plans for votes in the coming days that could have allowed student-athletes to profit off their fame, assuredly inflaming a debate …

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University students should not pay for accommodation they cannot live in due to lockdown, unions say

<p>Universities have been told to shift teaching online until at least mid-February during England’s lockdown</p>

University students should not pay for accommodation they cannot live in due to lockdown, unions say University students should not pay for accommodation they cannot live in due to lockdown, unions say As England was sent into a fresh lockdown, government guidance told students to remain where they were – while many were still at family homes during the Christmas …

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‘This isn’t my fault’: University students on facing rent while lockdown keeps them away from accommodation

<p>Students share frustration over rent payments for accommodation at university, while stuck at home during lockdown</p>

‘This isn’t my fault’: University students on facing rent while lockdown keeps them away from accommodation ‘This isn’t my fault’: University students on facing rent while lockdown keeps them away from accommodation University students have been left frustrated at the prospect of paying for accommodation they have been told to stay away from under England’s new lockdown.  As the country …

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GCSE and A-level students in England will not be asked to sit exams in summer 2021

<p>Students have been told they will not be asked to sit A-level and GCSE exams in summer</p>

GCSE and A-level students in England will not be asked to sit exams in summer 2021 GCSE and A-level students in England will not be asked to sit exams in summer 2021 It comes after Michael Gove suggested end-of-year exams would be scrapped in favour of alternative styles of assessment following the new lockdown. On Monday evening, the Department for …

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‘We aren’t asking for the world’: Students describe taking on universities through rent strikes

<p>Barnaby Fournier, Ana Stockton and Saranya Thambirajah tell The Independent their reasons for rent striking</p>

‘We aren’t asking for the world’: Students describe taking on universities through rent strikes ‘We aren’t asking for the world’: Students describe taking on universities through rent strikes “It’s really upsetting because we don’t want to have to do this,” Liam*, a student at the University of Sussex, says. “We want the university to work with us to work with …

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Bristol University students left to self-isolate in dark bedrooms after lights go unfixed

<p>Bristol students in self-isolation had to use lamps to light up their bedrooms, after they were faced with no main lights</p>

Bristol University students left to self-isolate in dark bedrooms after lights go unfixed Bristol University students left to self-isolate in dark bedrooms after lights go unfixed Students at the University of Bristol spent more than a week in self-isolation with dark bedrooms, having to wait until their self-isolation period had finished for their lights to be fixed. One of the …

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International students in Australia prepare to spend the holidays away from family

International students in Australia prepare to spend the holidays away from family

International students in Australia prepare to spend the holidays away from family International students in Australia prepare to spend the holidays away from family Add a cut in skilled migration, which would make it harder for international students to obtain permanent residency in Australia, along with a rise in xenophobia because of the coronavirus, and it all cumulates in what …

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