Migrant workers send home £8bn to families

Image copyright PAImage caption Migrant workers in the English grape harvest: Many send money home to support their families’ education Migrant workers in the UK, many in low-paid jobs, are sending £8bn a year to support families in their home countries, says a report from the United Nations’ education agency. This is often used to […]

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Two-year degree plan to cut cost of tuition fees

Image copyright Getty Images Students in England are being promised the option of “accelerated” two-year degree courses, saving 20% on tuition fees compared with a three-year course. Universities Minister Sam Gyimah has confirmed plans for universities to be able to charge higher fees for shorter, more intensive courses. It would mean paying about £5,500 less […]

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