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Student Funding News | May 28, 2017

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With 1 in 5 under 25 unemployed in the UK, is youth entrepreneurship the answer?

December 19, 2012 | lisa

Youth unemployment: how business can help the ‘lost generation’

With one million young Britons neither in work nor training, some companies are providing stepping stones into the jobs market.

Zain, 19, is half English and half Spanish and swears he’s blessed with intelligence and charm as a result. That winning combination didn’t wash it with the judge. He was sentenced to 15 months in jail for assault.

Almost one million young Britons are currently neither in work nor training. All the evidence would suggest that Zain’s future lay among their number – another of what’s being called the “lost generation”.

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NUS Scotland welcomes £10m investment in widening access places

December 18, 2012 | lisa

The Scottish Government has announced new university places which will see 2000 additional places in total, including 1700 places for widening access and for college students moving to university (see note 1). The new places are worth £10m and follow NUS Scotland’s campaigning work to see fairer access to higher education in Scotland.

Increasing places for widening access and college students moving to university were key recommendations of NUS Scotland’s Unlocking Scotland’s Potential (note 2) report released this summer.

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US Universities Trump UK In Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2012-13 Tables

November 27, 2012 | lisa

An American university has once again been crowned best in the world, so what is it US institutions have over their UK competitors – and why are British students shunning their country’s offerings and flocking overseaFor the second year running, the California Institute of Technology has trumped UK competition to take the top spot in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings for 2012-13.

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Hubbub – “So, I guess you’re screwed now Kickstarter’s here…”

November 1, 2012 | admin

At Hubbub, we meet a lot of people and talk to a lot of people about crowdfunding. We pitch to investors, education departments, student unions. And we have been explaining crowdfunding to the UK market now for over a year. Read More