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June Newsletter 2023

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In Our June Newsletter:

  • UCU Marking Boycott to Affect University of Birmingham Students
  • University Campus Set for Eurovision Makeover
  • Prospective university students attending fewer open days due to costs – UCAS


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News around the area of the UK and topical to students.

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UCU Marking Boycott to Affect University of Birmingham Students

After months of industrial action affecting students, the Universities and College Union (UCU) has now announced that they are calling for all staff to partake in a marking boycott.

This marking boycott is expected to last a whole six months with 145 universities agreeing to join unless agreements can be made.

With the deadline for exam season just a few weeks away, the university also stated that all exams and due dates will still be going ahead and work will still need to be completed.

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University Campus Set For Eurovision Makeover

The University of Liverpool has undergone a Eurovision makeover – with part of its campus temporarily renamed after 1974 winners Abba.

Students have been taking part in a range of events themed around the song contest as the city geared up to host the competition on behalf of Ukraine, with the grand final having been held on May 13.

Abercromby Square, in the red brick university’s city centre campus, has become ABBAcromby Square.

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Prospective Students Attending Fewer Open Days Due to Costs – UCAS

Prospective students are attending fewer university open days when researching where to study due to rising living costs, according to the university admissions service.

Nearly two in five (39%) prospective applicants in the UK said they have cut down on the number of open days they attended due to costs, and 5% said they did not attend any because of the expense, a survey has found.

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Tips For Students

Tips and tricks to improve your time at university

Saving Money at University

While at university we all know how hard it can be to spread finances evenly till the next payday. Here are some tips to make sure your money takes you further while studying at university. Read More


Stay Healthy While at University

While staying at accommodation at university you may worry about how to stay healthy, especially when you are having to work around lectures and study time. Here are some ways to help get you motivated to eat healthily and stay active. Read More


Tips for Being a Good Housemate

Are you moving in with friends for your next year at university? Try not to worry too much about how it'll go, as long as you follow the basic rules of living with other people it'll be fine. Having understanding, kindness, politeness, and a few basic rules and codes of respect can go a long way. Read More


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