Find your accommodation

Description of the event This event is for those students who has recently arrived in the UK and are in a temporary accommodation. They can come to this event and meet our accommodation expert to discuss their preferred place of accommodation and either find an accommodation on the spot or leave their contact details to …
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Hardship fund/bursary event

Description of the event This event shall be organized for students who are going through serious financial difficulties due to unforeseeable circumstance in their life and are in need of financial aid. This event will provide advice and information to apply for various charity hardship and university bursary funds to help them overcoming the hardship. …
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Meet the Managers for PT jobs

Description of the event This is a job-hunting event organise by the Albatross education ltd in partnership with various retail stores and hospitality outlets in order to provide opportunities for students to meet up with managers from range of retail and hospitality organisations and have an informal discussion for possible part time job prospects. Students …
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Post graduate work permits in the UK

Description of the event This event is designed for students who wish to learn about their prospect of employments upon completion of their courses in the UK (Post study employments) as per government opportunity for graduate to take two years of work permit. Attendees would have the opportunity to meet up with our partner’s solicitors …
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New Year Update

First of all, I’d like to wish all our members across the UK a happy and healthy New Year. I hope that you managed to get some downtime over the Christmas break. Even if you were not able to see family or friends, I hope that you were still able to switch off – literally …
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Covid: How to actually concentrate and do some online uni

When Bethany Wakenshaw started her nursing course this year, she could ask for practical advice from her teachers in person, as she practised CPR and other life support skills. But after coronavirus cases began to rise again across the UK, her classes moved online last month. Despite the teaching staff's best efforts, she finds online …
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Covid: Students call for university accommodation refunds

Students in Wales want partial refunds for university accommodation because they are not spending as much time there due to the coronavirus pandemic. The National Union of Students Wales (NUS Wales) said students "shouldn't be penalised financially" for following Welsh Government guidelines. Two Welsh universities have offered students refunds. The Welsh Government said universities should …
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Cambridge University starts new foundation courses for ‘disadvantaged’ students

Students from disadvantaged backgrounds who fail to meet the University of Cambridge's high entry requirements will be given a new chance to study at the prestigious institution. The university usually requires A*AA at A level to get on degree courses, but a new one-year foundation course has 50 places for students who achieve BBB. If …
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Seizing the opportunity to offer more people the chance of success through higher technical education

In the months leading up to the general election being called, the government repeatedly made clear its commitment to developing and enhancing the availability and choice of qualifications for all learners. The Secretary of State for Education Gavin Williamson recently spoke to university vice-chancellors on this matter, highlighting the positive role that universities and apprenticeships …
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Brexit day is here; but where next for the UK’s immigration system?

As the UK's membership of the European Union drew to a close this week, there were some significant announcements on the future of the UK's immigration system. The government announced a new 'global talent' visa to replace the current Tier 1 'exceptional talent' route, while the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) published its recommendations on a potential …
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