People from outside Europe wanting to study in the UK will need to meet stricter entry criteria as of next month. The new rules will make it harder for bogus students to enter the country. Applications for student visas must meet strict rules The new regulations mean that as of today non-EU students: will be allowed to [...]
The Exam Results Helpline is now open to provide free, on-the-spot information and advice to A level students. If you don't know what to do after your A levels, call the Exam Results Helpline on 0808 100 8000. Exam Results Helpline The Exam Results Helpline is staffed by expert advisers with at least five years’ [...]
The Disaster Emergency Committee (DEC), an umbrella organisation for 13 humanitarian agencies, has launched an appeal to help those affected by the floods in Pakistan. Find out what the British government is doing to help and how you can donate to the DEC Pakistan Floods Appeal. So far, more than 1,500 people are believed to [...]
Wheel clamping on private land is to be banned in England and Wales. The ban, which will be introduced in the new Freedom Bill in November, will impose tough penalties on anyone who clamps a vehicle or tows it away on private land. Wheel clamping on private land Once the ban comes into force it [...]
The Home Access programme has helped more than 200,000 low-income families get access to a computer and the internet. It is now focusing on applications from families with children with disabilities or Special Educational Needs. If you intend to apply, get your application in soon, as only around 12,000 grants remain to be awarded.
"Don’t lose your passport" - it’s the advice you hear whenever you go abroad. But in fact Britons are far more likely to lose their passports while at home. Of 279,000 lost or stolen passports reissued in a twelve-month period, more than 200,000 had been lost in the UK.