Coronavirus: Should university students get a refund?

An online petition, calling for tuition fees to be cut from £9,250 to £3,000, has received more than 500,000 signatures. And while the National Union of Students has not called for tuition fee rebates, or a reduction in fees, it is pressing for the creation of hardship funds to be large enough to meet demand.

Mum joins daughter at Warwickshire retirement village

It’s not often a mother follows in her daughter’s footsteps, but for Maureen that’s exactly what happened. The 88-year-old made the move from her home in Leamington Spa to a retirement village near Rugby, Warwickshire, eight years after her daughter moved there. Source link

UK parents help less with homework

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Parents in the UK admire their children’s teachers, but they are too busy to help with the homework Parents in the UK are much less likely to spend more than an hour per day helping with their children’s homework compared with parents in other countries, a survey suggests. A

Young people and loneliness: ‘What happens when we fail?’

Image copyright Getty Images “There can be so much disappointment and loneliness because we are encouraged to aspire and have ambitions – and then what happens when we fail? “Maybe exam results aren’t good enough. The ideal you’ve been built up for – like being a footballer, being a doctor – doesn’t happen.” This 20-year-old

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