01 février 2015

Hot-headed anti-terror legislation won't work for universities

The Guardian homeBy David Maughan Brown. The bill’s definitions are vague and its implementation impossible. Here’s a scenario to prove why it won’t work on university campuses. More...

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Students turn to porn for sex education

The Guardian homeBy . An NUS survey shows the majority of students access porn to get information about sex – and say issues they need to know about are not covered in class. More...

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Postdoc diaries – six months on from the job hunt

The Guardian homeBy Dean D’Souza and Mel Rohse. We get back in touch with two PhD graduates six months on from defending their viva to see if they’ve finally secured work. More...

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International students: don't be afraid to get involved in protests

The Guardian homeBy . Political campaigning can be complicated for international students in the UK – but they shouldn’t be put off making a stand. More...

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Christopher Pyne sets March deadline for university fee deregulation

The Guardian homeBy . Education minister tells crossbench senators he will push higher education package though by end of March or dump it entirely, including extra funding. More...

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The Guardian view on Syriza’s Essex connection

The Guardian homeOne consequence of Syriza’s victory in Greece has been a flurry of publicity for the alma mater of some of the new governing party’s most prominent leaders. Until Sunday, Rena Dourou MA (Essex) was Syriza’s highest-ranking elected official, as governor of the Attica region. On Tuesday, Yanis Varoufakis PhD (Essex) was named as Syriza’s economics minister, tasked with the daunting job of renegotiating Greece’s debt. More...

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Black and Asian school-leavers more likely to go to university than their white peers

The Guardian homeBy . New government figures raise fresh concerns about educational underachievement among white pupils. More...

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Businesses up their investment in UK university research projects

The Guardian homeBy . The CBI urges universities and companies to look at new models for partnerships, pointing to increased business interest in research collaborations. More...

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How a law degree could launch your career in politics

The Guardian homeBy . The skills and experience you gain as a law student could benefit you in other careers – such as politics. More...

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Has the Research Excellence Framework been drowned out by its own noise?

The Guardian homeBy . When 25 university departments can each prove that they came in the top three, rankings are over. More...

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