Lauren Hadeed

Warwickshire programme helping Ukrainian refugees find jobs extended after success

Warwickshire’s employment programme for Ukrainian refugees has been granted a four-month extension following its initial success. In September 2022, Coventry and Warwickshire Community Development Agency launched the Ukrainian Working in Warwickshire Programme (UWWP), which works with Ukrainians who are new to the UK job system. The programme connects clients to...
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Posted Nov. 10, 2023

Top university courses receive increased number of applications from disadvantaged students

Recent data released by the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) shows that a record number of underprivileged students have applied to pursue the UK’s most exclusive university degrees. Following a record-breaking number of disadvantaged students being accepted onto university courses in 2022, the number applying to study at high-ranking...
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Posted Nov. 5, 2023

Gaza’s voice: stories through graffiti and art

Acquainting oneself with the artistic expressions in Gaza, a victim of the Israeli-Egyptian embargo and home to 2 million Palestinians, turns watchers from disinterested onlookers to heart-provoked empathisers, much like a blank canvas that transforms into an alluringly intricate artwork. In the midst of the Middle East’s ongoing strife, civilians...
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Posted Nov. 4, 2023

A-levels to be replaced with new ‘Advanced British Standard’ qualification

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has announced plans to reform post-GCSE qualifications by combining A-levels and T-Levels into the new ‘Advanced British Standard’. During his speech at the Conservative Party Conference, Sunak declared that he would seek to implement a reconstructed qualification in which students will study five subjects. Akin to...
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Posted Oct. 31, 2023