22 juin 2014

The dos and don'ts of student networking

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy . As a student you're told about the importance of contacts if you want a job after university – but how do you actually network?
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Postdoc diaries: academic jobs are scarce but we're optimistic

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy Mel Rohse and Dean D'Souza. For six months, we've followed PhD graduates Mel and Dean in their hunt for a job. The final instalment sees them feeling positive about the future. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 02:03 - - Permalien [#]

Chinese universities dominate Brics nations league table 2014

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy . China takes the majority of spots in this year's QS University Rankings, while India fails to get a single institution into the top 10. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 02:02 - - Permalien [#]

College costs expose the false meritocracy of the American dream

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy . The cost of an education in America has risen so much that only the wealthy and indebted can attend. The system doesn't work. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 02:00 - - Permalien [#]

Open University review threatens learning

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifWe are writing to express our profound concern about recent developments at the Open University. The vice-chancellor's executive has decided to close the south-east regional centre in East Grinstead, and plans to review the status of the other English regional offices. Overall, some 700 jobs could be at risk, almost a fifth of the OU's full-time workforce. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 01:59 - - Permalien [#]


Education, education, education means nothing without a job

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy . Working-class children were being left behind by the school system long before the crash. It's time for radical change. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 01:58 - - Permalien [#]

Why is no value placed on teaching experience in UK universities?

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy Anonymous academic. It's time universities recognised the value of teaching experience instead of hiring based only on number of publications. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 01:57 - - Permalien [#]

Research your postgrad course - go to open days

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy Lucy Hodges. Postgrad students shouldn't skip open days - they're just as important now as they were when you chose your first university. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 01:56 - - Permalien [#]

Data visualisation: a postgrad course that makes stats come alive

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy Lucy Hodges. Data visualisation skills are strongly in demand, but where can you study the subject? Turning raw data into striking visuals is called data visualisation and it's a hot new area for young graduates with a good eye, technical nous and an fascination for figures. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 01:55 - - Permalien [#]

UK and China put millions into jointly tackling global problems

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy . The £53m initiative aims to strengthen research ties and fund projects on climate change, energy and human diseases. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 01:54 - - Permalien [#]