27 septembre 2014

Universities have a key role to play in devolution across the UK

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy . After a 'near-death' experience in the referendum, Scottish university chiefs must now get involved in devolution discussions. A few years ago in Venice I saw Bosch's Ascent of the Blessed. The painting is part of a set of four panels entitled Visions of the Hereafter. More...

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Asian universities take top five spots in list of top 50 universities under 50

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifNanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) tops the QS rankings of universities under 50 years old.
The rankings list the top 50 universities that are less than 50 years old. Taking the number one spot is Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore), a specialist in science and technology, and the only Singaporean institution listed. In the world rankings published by QS last week, NTU Singapore was ranked at 39. More...

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Job-hunt stunts: how far would you go to get your dream graduate job?

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy . Graduate job-hunters are finding novel ways to stand out from the crowd. How far would you go to get the job you want? With good graduate positions about as common as an actually-famous person in the Celebrity Big Brother house, it might be time to consider a fresh approach to getting noticed by employers. More...

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University graduates see biggest drop in unemployment for 15 years

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy . Higher Education Careers Services Unit says there was a fall in numbers of graduates working in retail, catering and bars. The jobs market for new graduates improved last year to bring the biggest drop in unemployment among university leavers for 15 years. More...

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Five routes into law for the debt-averse student

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy . Not everyone can afford to do a full-time law degree or the GDL, but there are other options. The best route into law will almost always be the one that guarantees a job with as little debt as possible. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 01:06 - - Permalien [#]


End deregulation of planning to save jobs

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy The Guardian. The director of the Centre for Evaluation shares the must-have skills and lists courses for budding M&E professionals. In international development, everyone knows that good intentions are simply not enough. It is critical to agree on appropriate aims and then make sure that these can be achieved efficientlyIn addition to the alternatives your correspondents propose of moving jobs away from London and the south and redirecting infrastructure spending (Letters, 24 September), there is a third pressing problem: jobs and affordable housing within London are getting further apart. Low- and middle-income people are being forced out of central and inner London by a mixture of housing costs and eviction from social housing estates, while employment in many outer-London areas is declining because land can so much more profitably be switched to use for speculative housing from industrial, office and retail use. More...

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Monitoring and evaluation: an insider’s guide to the skills you’ll need

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy James Hargreaves. The director of the Centre for Evaluation shares the must-have skills and lists courses for budding M&E professionals. In international development, everyone knows that good intentions are simply not enough. It is critical to agree on appropriate aims and then make sure that these can be achieved efficiently. More...

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Early career academics would be better off working in ‘less prestigious’ unis

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy Anonymous academic. I’ve never felt so valued working in a post-1992 university, says our anonymous academic – fledgling academics are missing a world of opportunities in pursuing ideas of prestige. More...

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Overseas students help keep postgraduate numbers stable in US

By . A rise in international postgraduate enrolments in the US has helped overall recruitment in the country to keep rising, a report has found. More...

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Glyndwr given more time in visa licence appeal

By . Glyndwr University has said it has been given more time to appeal against the suspension of its visa licence to sponsor non-European Union students. More...

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