Education

Covid: Many students say their mental health is worse due to pandemic

“Universities are fully prepared and looking forward to welcoming students back to Covid-secure environments as soon as possible after Easter, with a variety of enriching activities on offer, including in-person teaching, access to study spaces, studios, and sports facilities, alongside additional support for those due to graduate this year.” https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-56570061

Education

Fifth of students ‘poorly prepared for university’

A spokeswoman for the Department for Education in England said: “We have invested over £100m this financial year alone towards high quality careers provision – including the rollout of the enterprise adviser network, reaching more than 4,000 schools and colleges and connecting 3.3 million young people to future employers, and national careers service support to […]

Education

Erasmus replacement for Welsh students

Becky Ricketts, National Union of Students Wales President, said: “Students in Wales deserve the opportunity that many people have had before them, and the chance to learn, grow and develop themselves on a global scale is one that many feared that they had lost.” https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-56469835