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Further challenges face NUS Scotland | Young Academic Student News

Following the report by Charles Whitworth on Friday underlining the plight of Scottish students, UCLAN correspondent Tom Chandler brings more bad news for students in the north of the United Kingdom. The Conservative party has said that up to 13,000 student places in Scottish universities could be lost because poor funding.

EMA abandonment condemned by IFS | Young Academic Student News

Earlier in the week, Charles Whitworth brought you news of the government’s decision to disband the Education Maintenance Allowance. Young Academic’s Tom Chandler has investigated further the ramifications this could have on the students of the United Kingdom.

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The Death of MySpace | Young Academic Columns

myspace feature

As Young Academic’s Tom Chandler has investigated, MySpace has reportedly lost over 10 million users between the months of January and February this year and is now down to 63 million unique users. This is compared with the 95 million users on the site this time last year, read this fascinating column to discover why.

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Leeds & Reading Festival | Young Academic Ultimate Festival Guide

Tom Chandler brings us the latest part of the Young Academic Ultimate Festival Guide today as the official line-up for the Leeds and Reading festival has been announced. As festival season rapidly approaches, we will be bringing you all the entertainment news you need as well as your usual student news and campus profiles.