Category: Students

Great tips on making your budget go further

Most students have to face the issue of trying to make their finances last as long as possible, but it can be difficult if you’ve never had to budget before. That’s why we’ve come up with some great suggestions on how you can make your money last longer, so you can sail through university without… Read more »

NUS launches survey on qualifications reform

The National Union of Students (NUS) has published a survey to ask young people what they think about the government’s plans to reform GCSE and A Level qualifications in the country. Last month, the government recommended changes to the current qualification structure, including ending coursework assessments, getting rid of modular tests and exams being sat… Read more »

Vita Student announced as sponsors for MCFC’s City Live

Vita Student is sponsoring Manchester City Football Club’s (MCFC) pre-season launch event next Thursday (August 8th). The City Live function is being held at Manchester Central and key players of the 2012/2013 season will be honoured with awards, while a Q&A session with Manuel Pellegrini, the club’s new manager, will also take place. Mark Stott,… Read more »

UofM launches Manchester Pride campaign with ‘80s float

The University of Manchester (UofM) has announced its float theme for this year’s Manchester Pride – University Challenge. President and Vice Chancellor Professor Nancy Rothwell will join other senior managers who once made up a winning team on University Challenge and will all appear on the float at the event on August 24th, in honour… Read more »

UCAS: Number of university applicants rises by 3.1% from 2012

The number of applicants for universities in the UK has risen over the last year. UCAS has revealed there has been a 3.1% increase in applicants between 2012 and 2013. It reported 637,456 people applied for a place at university during the 2013 UCAS application cycle, which is almost 20,000 more than the number who… Read more »

Future First ‘could change the UK education system’

Scottish investors seeing capital growth after referendum uncertainty

Future First has the potential to make real changes in helping all children and young adults in the UK to receive a good-quality education. This is the opinion of the organisation’s Director Jake Hayman, who spoke at the Students’ Unions 2013 event, which took place at The University of Manchester Students’ Union last week (July… Read more »

NUS unveils new brand at SU2013

The National Union of Students (NUS) launched a new brand at the Students’ Unions 2013 last week. This annual event, which took place at The University of Manchester Students’ Union, saw the organisation reveal its new logo and identity. A spokesperson for NUS said: “Our new brand highlights the recent evolution of NUS, with much… Read more »

Vita Student show apartment open day was a success

Vita Student’s show flat welcomed visitors from all over the country earlier this week, with the apartment proving to be very appealing to eager students in Liverpool. On Wednesday (July 3rd), a team of Vita Student representatives helped greet prospective students in the city who were interested in living in one of our apartments for… Read more »