While the number of top grades nationally fell, students in our region achieved more than last yearRead the full story ›
Girls continue to slightly out-perform boys – with 25.9 per cent achieving As compared with 25.8 per cent of boys.Read the full story ›
The number getting the required grades is up three per cent on last yearRead the full story ›
Teenagers across the country get their A-level results on Thursday, but what do you do if they are not quite what you hoped for?Read the full story ›
The University of Sheffield's Students' Union has been voted the best in the UK for the fifth year running in the National Student Survey (NSS) 2016.
The Students' Union achieved an outstanding 96 per cent overall satisfaction rate in the annual survey - an increase from last year's figure of 95 per cent and three per cent above its nearest rival, St Mary's University College in Belfast.
The University has also been ranked second in the Yorkshire and Humber Region after the University of Leeds and achieved the third highest score in the Russell Group, the association of leading UK research-intensive universities, with an overall satisfaction score of 89 per cent. This is three per cent above the national sector-wide average of 86 per cent.
"We are extremely proud that our Students' Union has once again been voted the best in the UK.
"This wonderful achievement is a testament to all of the dedicated staff, students and volunteers who work incredibly hard to create a truly inclusive community that Sheffield students love to be a part of.
"Our Students' Union is a place where talented students from across the globe can come together to try new activities, exceed their expectations and make new friends. We are continually striving to nurture and innovate our students to encourage them to make an impact and a difference to people's lives."
The break will be the first two weeks in April in a move designed to end the annual confusion over when the break fallsRead the full story ›
Radio star and transgender role model Stephanie Hirst receives an Honorary Doctorate today from Leeds Beckett University.
Stephanie was born as Simon in Barnsley in 1975 and in 2014 she left her presenting position on Capital Radio to begin living as Stephanie, leaving behind her old life as Simon.
She said at the time her decision was made when she realised she would never be happy living as a man.
Stephanie receives the award for her contribution to public life.
Thousands of school children across the region have been forced to miss lessons today because of a strike by teachers.Read the full story ›
Pupils at a school in Hull are being encouraged to stand up during lessons in a bid to improve their health.
Alex Sherwood, games organiser at Sirius Academy, and headteacher John Sherwood launched the Hull Schools Stand Up initiative in response to research showing young people spend too much time being sedentary.
Students have welcomed the idea, which could be followed by other schools in the area.
The council came under fire after announcing it would reduce the holidays to under five weeksRead the full story ›