10 mai 2015

University in Europe: how to know if it's right for you

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. Student life on the continent can seem idyllic, and with Ucas now including European universities in the admissions process, many British students are shunning the UK. But how do you know if this is the right choice for you. More...

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Don't stifle creativity with more cuts to arts education, say experts

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. The creative industries is the fastest growing sector of the UK economy, but a new Tory government should recognise that high fees and cuts could risk this. More...

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How Joe Hockey's disastrous first budget fell apart, brick by brick

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. Twelve months ago the treasurer told the Australian people: ‘We are a nation of lifters, not leaners … We are a great nation. We are a great people. By everyone making a contribution now, we will build, together, a better Australia.’
But large chunks of his budget plan have been abandoned, defeated or stalled. More...

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Record numbers of female and minority-ethnic MPs in new House of Commons

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy, and . Nearly a third of Commons now female and number of minority-ethnic MPs has doubled but Oxbridge still dominates choice of university and average age rises. More...

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How to apply for research funding: 10 tips for academics

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy . Grant writing is time-consuming, tedious and the success rates are depressing. How can researchers make the process less stressful. More...

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Australian budget 2015: researchers relieved at two-year funding extension

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy . Industry welcomes reports about funding extension for more than two dozen research facilities, but say they will keep losing staff to secure jobs overseas. More...

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Take care, female students – you owe it to yourselves

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy . Worn down by a toxic blend of stereotyping, relentless deadlines and guilt, women at universities are making time for a bit of self care. More...

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Students ticked off by ban on watches in exams

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy . As exam season gets underway, universities have come up with a new item to confiscate.
Several universities have recently revised their watch policy. Students at City University in London are now banned from wearing any kind of wristwatch in exams, those at Southampton must place all watches in a clear plastic bag on the desk, while at Goldsmiths watches have to be stored under desks. More...

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Millennials want to work for employers committed to values and ethics

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy . Ignoring the mood of the next generation means companies are cutting themselves off from two-thirds of the young talent pool, research suggests. More...

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Campus cranes and vanity projects with an American flavour

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy . The cranes are going up all over universities. A new student village here, an extension to the business school there, airy atria everywhere, even a scattering of “iconic” or “signature” buildings aspiring to be on shortlists for architectural awards. Higher education is investing unprecedented amounts in infrastructure – for good and necessary reasons but maybe for bad ones too. More...

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