03 mai 2015

Coalition plans to increase tuition fees to £11,500 a year, says Labour

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy . A re-elected coalition government would increase tution fees to £11,500 a year, Labour has claimed.
Labour said a black hole in university finances meant a renewed Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition would mean higher fees for undergraduate students. More...

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Not saving early for college tuition is everyone's problem. Here's why

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy . BlackRock’s Rick Rieder takes a strictly pragmatic perspective on the broader consequences of parents not thinking long-term. More...

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University to go ahead with Charlie Hebdo conference after outcry

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy . Queen’s University Belfast reverses earlier decision to cancel conference on security grounds after writers and academics dispute reasoning.
Queen’s University Belfast has reversed its earlier decision to cancel a conference on the Charlie Hebdo massacre on security grounds.
The university came under sustained criticism from novelists, poets, academics and intellectuals over the cancellation of the symposium, which was due to be held on the campus in June.
A spokesperson for QUB’s communications office said on Friday: “Following the completion of a comprehensive risk assessment, undertaken in line with approved protocols, the university is pleased to confirm that the Charlie Hebdo Research Symposium, organised by the Institute for Collaborative Research in the Humanities, has been approved.” More...

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Higher tuition fees are distorting the choices poorer students make

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy Graeme Atherton. Research shows a decrease in tuition fees could see students from poorer backgrounds choosing different courses and working less during term time. More...

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University alumni donations: five things we learned from this year's analysis

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy . It’s not just Oxford and Cambridge who have the potential to raise money from alumni and donors, but fundraising departments need more staff. More...

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Russell Group universities are the most successful fundraisers, report finds

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy . Study shows the bulk of funds attained via donations and gifts is raised by UK’s leading research universities, with Oxbridge dominating the field. More...

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Everything still to fight for in education battle

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifThere are a growing number of young people rightly complaining they are hearing very little debate about issues that directly concern them in this election. As the campaign has progressed, we’re now hearing little more than a murmur about education. Perhaps the government has succeeded in creating the illusion among commentators that all is well and there is no education battleground to be fought over. Nothing could be further from the truth. More...

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Six UK universities reach the top of worldwide subject league tables

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy and . While US universities dominate the QS subject tables again, UK universities come out top in education and geography, among others.
QS world university rankings 2015 by subject. More...

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Immigration: five demands from young voters

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy and . The Guardian went to the University of Birmingham to discuss immigration. The event was chaired by writer and presenter Rick Edwards.
Students and panelists found common ground on many points – audience members stressed the positive aspects of immigration, and a large proportion indicated that they had family members who were immigrants to the UK. More...

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Don't treat students as customers when it comes to mental health

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy Doris Iarovici. Applying customer service metrics to student mental health is potentially dangerous and ignores the complexity of care needed.
“Who are your customers, and how well have you served them?” The question, newly introduced into our annual performance review, knotted my stomach. More...

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