James Jankowski

Survey reveals 65% of students living in squalor

65% of university students are living in squalor according to a recent survey of students’ accommodation conditions. Results from the 2017 National Accommodation Survey have shown that almost two-thirds of university students are plagued by accommodation issues. The annual survey, run by Student Money Website, compared the responses of over...
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Posted Apr. 14, 2017

Sexual harassment by university staff ‘at epidemic levels’ in UK universities

Recorded incidents of sexual harassment, gender violence and misconduct conducted by university staff are at “epidemic levels within the UK”, a recent investigation by the Guardian has revealed. Evidence collected by Freedom of Information (FoI) requests from 120 UK universities found that “students made at least 169 allegations against academic...
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Posted Mar. 14, 2017

UK Universities risk falling behind if they do not capitalise on technology

A recent report by the digital services organisation, Jisc, warns that UK higher education risks falling behind the US and Australia if universities do not build on their investments in technology-enhanced learning. The report published by the Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI), says that UK Universities must capitalise on their...
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Posted Feb. 15, 2017

Recommendations made to improve Warwickshire air quality

Thirteen new recommendations have been made to improve air quality in Warwickshire, with Leamington and Warwick being amongst the worst 50 towns in the UK according to a report by the World Health Organisation (WHO). The WHO model, which was created in collaboration with the University of Bath, is based...
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Posted Feb. 7, 2017

Twenty percent of students regret their choice of university

According to a recent survey, 20% of students regret their choice of university and would now choose differently given the chance. The survey, conducted by The Student Room, questioned over 1,800 university students across the country. Lack of initial research and planning was the main reason cited by students for...
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Posted Jan. 31, 2017