IF Vox Pop is a series of pieces submitted to the Intergenerational Foundation by members of the public, expressing their take on the issues we raise. Here Brendan Hollowood tells of his struggles to get a foothold in the UK workforce that have forced him abroad.
Young people in several Swiss cities have taken to holding public street parties as a protest against curfews against the under-16s. David Kingman looks at what lies behind this recent trend.
David Kingman comments on the recent fall in the number of young people who are classed as “NEET” – Not in Education, Employment or Training
David Kingman explains how a new report into the real costs of the changes to university funding has shown they will impose high costs on the rest of society
Corinne Galloway gives the lowdown on a short film competition, which invites young people to change the law
An American blog called “FrugalDad.com”, which offers opinions and advice on higher education and how to pay for it, recently started hosting an infographic which displays information about the American student debt crisis in an exciting and innovative format.
Peter Hanton examines the rise in bright British undergraduates applying to universities outside the UK, and looks at why those educated in Britain are increasingly taking jobs abroad.
The Chancellor’s Autumn Statement broke the link between CPI and increases in benefits. So the unintended effect of the rise in tuition fees – potentially wiping out the deficit reduction that the scheme was supposed to achieve – has been averted. But public service pensioners will still gain. Antony Mason explains…
The latest figures showed an 11% fall in the number of students taking up places at British universities this year. Are higher tuition fees to blame? David Kingman investigates…
On Wednesday 5 December, the National Union of Students unveiled its major research project on student financial support, called “The Pound in Your Pocket”. Antony Mason attended the launch seminar at the Royal Society of Arts, London