Yorkshire students urged to act responsibly by region’s higher education chiefs

Higher education leaders in the region have urged students to act responsibly as hundreds of thousands prepare to start term, Ruth Dacey reports.

Monday, 21st September 2020, 4:45 pm

Updated Monday, 21st September 2020, 4:59 pm

Nearly 200,000 students studied in Yorkshire last year, and the start of this semester will see a two per cent rise of undergraduates starting at universities across the region, compared with last year, according to UCAS.

As the new increased cohort of students, alongside those returning, prepare to start term higher education leaders across the region have warned students to “do the right thing by following the rules”.

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