Mental Health Statistics for the University of Edinburgh

The number of students accessing mental health services at the University of Edinburgh has been rapidly rising in the last few years, recent statistics show. In the 2016-17 academic year, a total of 3,713 students signed up to the service. With around 36,000 students at the University, this means just over 10% of all students have sought help. This is a high figure, which is … Continue reading Mental Health Statistics for the University of Edinburgh

Students Who Rejected the University of Exeter: Where Did They End Up?

The University of Exeter is a very popular institution which attracts thousands of high-calibre candidates, year upon year. However, for many students, they choose to turn down Exeter, and head elsewhere. With the UCAS system working in a way that means students set a ‘firm’ and ‘insurance’ choice after receiving offers, it means some Universities inevitably receive rejections. So for the University of Exeter – … Continue reading Students Who Rejected the University of Exeter: Where Did They End Up?

Hundreds of Students Accessing Mental Health Services at Heriot-Watt University

Hundreds of students have been accessing Mental Health services at Heriot-Watt University, recent statistics show. In total, 457 students sought counselling help at the University in the 2016-17 academic year. With around 9,000 students at the institution, this means around 5% of all students have sought help. This is one of the lower figures seen in the United Kingdom – and the University appears to … Continue reading Hundreds of Students Accessing Mental Health Services at Heriot-Watt University

The University of Leicester Tested on Over 16,000 Animals in 2017

The University of Leicester tested on over 16,000 animals in 2017 alone, recent statistics show. A range of animals were used as part of these tests, which the University says it does for ‘biomedical research’. Moreover, the University stated it currently has no plans to halt animal testing on their premises. In this article, we take a look at the full breakdown of the statistics. … Continue reading The University of Leicester Tested on Over 16,000 Animals in 2017

Former Southampton Uni Lecturer Arrested on Modern Slavery Charges

A former University of Southampton lecturer and her husband have been arrested on suspicion of keeping a builder as a slave in their garden shed for four years. Pritpal Binning, 56 – who left her post as a Health Sciences lecturer at Southampton last year – along with her husband Palvinder Binning, 54, have been accused of forcing the man to work on their property. … Continue reading Former Southampton Uni Lecturer Arrested on Modern Slavery Charges

Mental Health Statistics for the University of Manchester

Almost 2,700 students accessed counselling services at the University of Manchester in the 2017-18 academic year, it has been revealed. With around 40,000 students studying at Manchester, this means around 7% of all students have sought help. While this figure is lower than some other Universities, it is still a worrying amount. The statistics used in this article come courtesy of a Freedom of Information request. … Continue reading Mental Health Statistics for the University of Manchester

Thousands of Animal Tests Take Place at the University of Portsmouth

The University of Portsmouth held almost 15,000 animals for research purposes on University premises during March 2018, recent statistics show. Moreover, during the 2017 calendar year, almost 5,000 living animals were tested on. The University states that the tests contribute to curing human diseases. While the University isn’t engaging in animal testing on the levels that other institutions do, the figures have the potential to make … Continue reading Thousands of Animal Tests Take Place at the University of Portsmouth

Mental Health Statistics for the University of St. Andrews

Almost 1,000 students accessed counselling services at the University of St. Andrews in the 2016-17 academic year, it has been revealed. With around 9,000 students studying at St. Andrews, this means around 10% of all students have sought help. In worrying news, this figure is one of the highest in the United Kingdom. The statistics used in this article come courtesy of a Freedom of Information … Continue reading Mental Health Statistics for the University of St. Andrews

Newcastle University Student Died Following ‘Drink-Fuelled’ Society Initiation, Inquest Hears

An inquest into the death of Ed Farmer – a student at Newcastle University – has heard the student had just a 2% chance of survival after being taken to hospital following a night of significant alcohol consumption – all part of a society initiation. The inquest also heard that the student would have probably survived had he been taken to hospital earlier. The actions … Continue reading Newcastle University Student Died Following ‘Drink-Fuelled’ Society Initiation, Inquest Hears

Cheating and Plagiarism Statistics Revealed for the University of Surrey

Have you ever wondered about statistics around cheating and plagiarism at the University of Surrey? If so, then this article is for you! Statistics released in a Freedom of Information request provide statistics for three academic years between 2014 and 2017. Cheating continues to be a problem for Universities all around the world, with the Internet making it easier than ever before to gain an … Continue reading Cheating and Plagiarism Statistics Revealed for the University of Surrey

Mental Health Statistics at UWE

The number of students accessing mental health services at the University of the West of England (UWE) has risen dramatically in recent years, recent statistics show. Over 2,000 students have sought help in each of the last three academic years. With around 27,000 students at the University, this means around 8% of all students have sought help. UWE is based in Bristol – which has come … Continue reading Mental Health Statistics at UWE

Mental Health Statistics for the University of Stirling

Over 600 students accessed counselling services at the University of Stirling in the 2016-17 academic year, it has been revealed. There are around 11,000 students at the University of Stirling, meaning that around 5% of all students at the University sought help. This figure is around average when compared to Universities in the United Kingdom. The statistics used in this article come courtesy of a Freedom … Continue reading Mental Health Statistics for the University of Stirling

Mental Health Statistics at the University of Nottingham

The number of students at the University of Nottingham who have been seeking help from the institution’s Counselling service has risen dramatically in the last few years. Recent statistics show that 2,245 students accessed Counselling services during the 2016-17 academic year. With around 32,000 students at the University, this means approximately 7% of all students have sought help. The statistics used in this article come courtesy … Continue reading Mental Health Statistics at the University of Nottingham

Over 2,000 University of Glasgow Students Access Counselling Services

Recent statistics show that over 2,000 students at the University of Glasgow accessed counselling and psychological services in the 2016-17 academic year, following years of gradual rises. With around 27,000 students at the University, this equates to around 8% of all students at the University seeking help. These statistics will be expanded upon in this article. The statistics used in this article come courtesy of … Continue reading Over 2,000 University of Glasgow Students Access Counselling Services

Where Did People Who Turned down The University of Edinburgh End Up Going?

The University of Edinburgh is a world-class institution, set in a lively and bustling city. The University frequently attains high-ranking positions in academic league tables, and usually has a high student satisfaction rate. What isn’t there to like?! The UCAS system works in a way that means students must set a ‘firm’ and ‘insurance’ choice once they have received offers. Some opt to reject Edinburgh. … Continue reading Where Did People Who Turned down The University of Edinburgh End Up Going?