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Who should you trust when you pick a university?

A new survey shows that university applicants put their trust in UCAS and open days – and don't believe adverts.

Does school prepare you for your career?

76% of secondary school pupils think that school only trains them to do exams, according to a new survey.

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.

Should there be a cap on student rents?

The National Union of Students (NUS) says that rents for student accommodation should be controlled.


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