New legal duties to protect freedom of speech at universities and colleges in England have been announced by the Education Secretary. These measures will safeguard academic debate and prevent people having their opinions and views silenced.
Around half of university students – those doing practical courses – have already returned to in-person teaching. All university students who haven’t yet returned to campus and in-person teaching will be able to do so from Monday 17 May.
Dr Alex George, the A&E doctor who regularly appears as the resident doctor on ITV’s Lorraine, has been appointed by the Government as its Youth Mental Health Ambassador.
In December we announced the launch of The Turing Scheme. This pioneering £110 million programme replaces the Erasmus scheme and will provide study opportunities abroad for students to develop themselves personally and academically.
From 8 March universities can start to resume in-person teaching for students on practical courses and those who need access to facilities and equipment on campus. This process will be decided on by universities, but is likely to be staggered, …
From Monday 8 March, schools and colleges will open to all pupils with asymptomatic COVID-19 testing in place. University students on practical courses will also return on Monday 8 March. The return of all pupils is a priority in the …
Alan Turing was born in London in 1912 just two years before the First World War. Growing up in the aftermath of brutal international conflict, Turing’s parents were keen to ensure that their son was able to thrive within education.
Writing in the Express on Tuesday, 2 February, Universities Minister Michelle Donelan set out her reasons for providing an extra £50m to support students during the pandemic.
On Saturday, the Government announced a new Tier 4 level of Covid-19 restrictions. Here we answer some of your questions about how the announcement will affect university students.
In today’s edition of the The Times Red Box, the Education Secretary, Gavin Williamson, congratulated Cambridge University for its decision on free speech.