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Fewer employers ask for top degrees
Research shows that the number of jobs that require a first-class degree has dropped by 80% in two years.

How to win a penalty shoot out
There could be a way to predict which way the goalkeeper will dive.

Why are four-year degrees getting more popular?
More students than ever are studying for degrees that include a master's, so that they can pay for their course with a student loan.

What skills do employers want?
‘Soft skills’ like communication and teamworking are more important than technical knowledge for getting a job.

Should student debt be sold to universities?
Ministers are discussing changing the student loans system so that graduates' repayments go to their universities.

How do we make first impressions?
Scientists have identified the facial features that instantly influence other people’s judgments.

Why is student debt rising fastest in Scotland?
Scottish students borrowed £160 million more in 2013-14 than the year before.

Are young people getting good careers advice?
Many teenagers are worried that they don’t have the right information about their future job choices.

UCAS reply deadline: 24 July
Some university applicants need to reply to their offers today.

Payday loans aren't for birthday parties
A loan company's advert suggesting that borrowing money could improve your birthday has been banned.