28 juin 2015

Skilled workers 'may vanish' if further education budget cuts continue

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. Labour market expert Professor Alison Wolf says cuts to FE colleges and growth of universities could see UK lose valuable source of technicians and mechanics. More...

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Before they were famous: art stars on their final degree shows

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. Tracey Emin made £2,500, Gillian Wearing met her future husband – and the tutors gave David Shrigley’s giant walnut whip a 2:2. As this year’s students hang their work and cross their fingers, British artists relive their last days at art school. More...

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Student travellers: make the most of your holiday. Go it alone

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. Eager for a summer adventure but can’t find anyone to go with? Don’t be scared to take a ‘solocation’. More...

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Students ride a merry go round between final and modular courses

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. Instead of replacing the stress of final exams, the modular system has replicated it six times over. Maybe finals were not so bad after all. More...

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Ethiopia's higher-education boom built on shoddy foundations

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. The country desperately needs new universities to drive development, but most of the 30 built in the last 15 years fall woefully short. More...

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Four myths about why women aren't getting the top jobs in universities

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. Don’t blame lack of ambition, or malign the headhunters. Universities themselves are keeping a lid on female promotion.
Despite the welcome news that Oxford University has appointed its first ever female vice-chancellor, women remain in very short supply at the top of higher education. More...

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First crop of £9,000 tuition fee-paying UK graduates 'more focused on pay'

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. Major survey finds graduates, whose three-year BA or BSc courses began in 2012 when fees were nearly trebled, seek high salaries to pay off debt. More...

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Schooled in UK but denied student loan: 'It's heartbreaking to be cheated of this'

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. Supreme court to hear test case over rule changes making immigrants with limited leave to remain in UK ineligible for student loan. More...

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Sir Tim Hunt: my gratitude to female scientists for their support

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. Ousted professor receives emails of backing from academics and urges scientific community to use incident to remove remaining barriers for women in science. More...

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Oxford Uni must decolonise its campus and curriculum, say students

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. A campaign set up by Oxford students is calling for better representation of non-white culture in the curriculum. More...

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