UK students sent home as universities crack down on Covid breaches | Education

Students at the University of Exeter have been banished from campus and sent home, as vice-chancellors…

Coronavirus is damaging Britain’s young people – and that didn’t have to happen | Sonia Sodha | Opinion

In September 1939, almost 1.5 million people – including 800,000 schoolchildren – were evacuated from London…

An inevitable crisis: how Covid-19 hit universities – podcast | Education

When the coronavirus outbreak first struck Britain in March, universities scrambled to respond. They moved lectures…

Scottish ministers accused of ‘panicky’ response to Covid outbreaks on campuses | Politics

Opposition leaders in Scotland have accused ministers of a “shambolic” response after they loosened tough coronavirus…

The Observer view on Boris Johnson’s lamentable plan for second-wave coronavirus | Observer editorial | Opinion

On Thursday night, Britain’s restaurants and pubs emptied an hour early, to a chorus of protests…

UK coronavirus live: university students face stringent controls amid Covid crisis | Politics

Meanwhile, Tory heavyweights and Commons committee chairmen are among the growing number of rebels demanding a…

Why do students travel to university? Covid has proved they don’t need to | Simon Jenkins | Opinion

Who ever thought it a good idea to disperse 2 million Covid super-spreaders across British cities…

Hundreds of thousands of students in Scotland banned from socialising | Education

Hundreds of thousands of students in Scotland have been banned from socialising and going to bars…

‘People thought I was too young to protest’: the rise of student activism | Education

In June, Simukai Chigudu stepped up on a plinth in front of thousands of people blocking…

Third of students unable to access online learning during lockdown – survey | Education

One in three university students were unable to access online learning during the Covid-19 lockdown, according…