17 janvier 2015

Vice-chancellors share their expectations for 2015 party manifestos

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy and . From bringing back the student numbers cap to abolishing the ‘nonsensical’ age restriction for receiving a postgraduate loan, 10 university heads tell us their expectations for 2015. More...

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Students demand end to rents that swallow up 95% of their loans

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy . Students will be forced out of higher education by soaring accommodation costs, say campaigners. More...

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A master's could be the route to a career in diplomacy

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy Lucy Hodges. Students studying for a master’s in diplomacy can go on to become diplomats or to work for international organisations. More...

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Students to target crossbenchers in campaign against university fee changes

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy . Thousands of postcards submitted by students opposing government’s plans will be sent in bulk by the Greens to crossbench senators in attempt to sway vote. More...

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Aldi offers graduates a £42,000 starting salary – is it enough to pay off your student loan?

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy . Starting salaries for graduates are increasing. But given accumulated student fees and loans, how do the numbers stack up for university-leavers?
Things are looking up for students. A report from High Fliers, a graduate research company, has found that the number of graduate jobs being offered by the top 100 UK employers rose by 7.9% last year, and is expected to rise by about the same amount in 2015. More...

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Free community college isn't a joke for families who spend half their income to send a child

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy . Rising tuition and student loan debts mean that more students are dropping out of or never go to university. Obama’s plan is a big part of the solution. More...

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The pros and cons of studying a part-time master's

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy Lucy Jolin. Postgraduate study can boost your career and your earnings. But once you’ve left university and acquired a job, children and a mortgage, it’s also a big commitment in terms of time and funding – which is why part-time could be your best solution. More...

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It's time to reinvent what universities can be

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy . Our higher learning model requires restructuring to ensure that students are equipped for work. More...

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Will Self: freedom of speech a ‘fetish’ in wake of Paris attacks - “Je Suis Charlie”

By Joe Sandler Clarke. Freedom of speech has become a “sexual fetish” in the West in light of the Charlie Hebdo terror atrocity, according to academic and writer Will Self.
The professor of contemporary thought at Brunel University London told an audience at Soas, University of London, that he had been concerned by the response to the events in Paris, where millions of people took to the streets chanting the slogan “Je Suis Charlie” in solidarity with the journalists who were killed last week. More...

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DfE body will fund teacher training students for 2015 NSS

By . U-turn follows Hefce pledge to underwrite inclusion. A government agency has confirmed that it will now be funding teacher training students’ participation in the 2015 National Student Survey despite having previously announced that it no longer wished to do so. More...

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