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NUS demands action for student renters

NUS has today (Friday 27 March 2020) written to the providers of student rented accommodation across the UK demanding action on behalf of student renters. National Union of Students (NUS) […]

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Dementia Action Week postponed

From the Alzheimer’s Society: Following Government advice about coronavirus (COVID-19), Alzheimer’s Society has taken the difficult but necessary decision to postpone Dementia Action Week 2020. This is an extremely challenging […]

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Divorce applications plummet during lockdown

One effect of the Government social distancing lockdown is the crash in new divorce cases according to a leading online divorce service. There has been a 30% drop in new […]

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Coronavirus: how to deal with a looming lack of life plans

Clare Holdsworth, Keele University Coronavirus has brought about an unprecedented global shutdown. China imposed lockdowns in cities in Wuhan and other cities in the province of Hubei from late January, […]

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Coronavirus: what makes some people act selfishly while others are more responsible?

Many people have failed to understand the importance of social distancing in slowing the spread of the virus. Sky News Domen Bajde, University of Southern Denmark Many were horrified to […]

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Florence Nightingale: a pioneer of hand washing and hygiene for health

Helping the wounded. Shutterstock/Everett Historical Richard Bates, University of Nottingham Florence Nightingale, who was born 200 years ago, is rightly famed for revolutionising nursing. Her approach to caring for wounded […]

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Busiest week ever for Citizens Advice website

The charity has seen record-breaking demand for advice since the escalation of the coronavirus pandemic with the highest daily number of visitors to its website being topped four times last […]

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Research to gauge public attitudes into Coronavirus – have your say

One of the first research projects aimed at gauging the UK public’s attitude and responses to the coronavirus pandemic is being launched. Experts at Cardiff University and Cardiff Metropolitan University […]

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Coronavirus: the conversation we should have with our loved ones now – leading medic

Dominic Wilkinson, University of Oxford Waiting is never easy. Sometimes the period when you know that something bad is coming is almost harder than when it finally arrives. Across the […]

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Student loans update during Covid-19

We have been working hard to continue providing our core student finance services for those applying for academic year 2020/21, for current students expecting summer term payments, for customers in […]

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