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Require universities to stop keeping trainees and moms and dads in...

When Nigel Herring received a call at 3.30am from his daughter Lydia, a student at Salford University, he knew something was wrong. She had returned home from a night out with her housemates to find they had been burgled: one bedroom had been ransacked and all their laptops were gone. “Hearing her panicking and crying…

Scammers target Chinese trainees in UK visa fraud

Fraudsters are conning Chinese students out of tens of thousands of pounds just days after they arrive at universities in the UK. At the start of August, a Nottingham University student had her laptop, containing identifying information and bank details, stolen at Heathrow airport. A week later the student, who asked not to be identified…

Leading 10 Finest Reveals on Netflix to Contribute to ‘My List’...

Let’s face it: the best part of summer is forgetting about finals and spending some quality time with your Netflix subscription. This summer, Netflix resumes some of its best-loved series as well as introducing some new gems that you definitely will want to binge-watch immediately. So choose your snacks in advance, mark your calendars and…

Seventy-five fake universities closed down in previous 4 years

Seventy-five bogus universities have been closed in the past four years, amid warnings that the business in fake degrees is undermining the reputation of the UK higher education system around the world. The university watchdog the Higher Education Degree Datacheck (Hedd), which monitors fake degrees, has built up a register of 243 bogus institutions. There…

University releases plan to restore sex wrongdoers

Sex offenders will be given support to help find a job and make new friends under a pioneering scheme run by a university and backed by police. The initiative aims to integrate people back into society to prevent them committing further crimes. Offenders will visit a centre, the first of its kind in the UK,…

Cops bring stun weapons ‘most likely to utilize force and face...

Police officers carrying Taser electronic weapons are almost 50% more likely to use force and also more likely to be assaulted, a study has found. Stun guns were de-holstered nine times during the year-long University of Cambridge study involving City of London police, and fired on two occasions. Officers carrying them were also more likely…

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