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Would you prefer a video application to your UCAS form?
A US college is letting applicants submit a two-minute video application instead of exam results.

Which country has the oldest graduates?
The average age people finish university in Iceland is nearly eight years higher than in the UK.

Student Loans Company issues fraud warning
The SLC is warning students to be aware of scams around the start of term.

Which are the most welcoming universities?
A new survey shows which universities do best at making freshers feel at home.

Is a good economy bad for languages?
Languages are dying out faster in the developed world.

Should new species still be named in Latin?
Experts say biological classification should now be done in English.

How to make a robot sheepdog
Scientists have come up with a mathematical model of the way border collies herd sheep.

Can broccoli give you a tan?
Eating vegetables could give you a healthier glow than sitting in the sun.

Do teenagers sleep differently?
At one new sixth form, lessons won't start until the afternoon - and some scientists say more young people should get a later start.

Why are more students studying Spanish?
Spanish could soon be the most popular language taught in schools.