22 juillet 2012

Language skills: way to get a job?

The Guardian homeUniversities should do more to help students learn languages while studying, says Settit Beyene
With 48 applications for each graduate job vacancy and 2:1 degrees being handed out faster than free condoms at freshers' fair, it's no surprise that students are throwing themselves into internships and voluntary work. But given the lack of bilingual English graduates, is learning a language an alternative way to stand out?

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Debunking the myths about international student migration

The Guardian homeStudent migration is getting much media attention, but contrary to being bad, internationalisation is an opportunity for the UK to secure its place as a global HE player, says Jo Beall.

Rarely have international students in the UK had so much media attention. Public debates over funding for UK universities alongside government pledges on controlling net migration have rendered international higher education a hot topic.

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