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Why are more students staying at home?

More students are choosing not to move away to go to university, even if it means a long commute.

How much do students spend in different cities?

A new survey looks at the cost of living across the UK.

Good luck with your GCSE results!

We would like to wish good luck to anyone receiving their GCSE results today, and hope that you get the grades you worked so hard for.

How to be an archaeologist in your own home

The British Museum is searching for volunteers help to catalogue its collection of Bronze Age artefacts.


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