01 novembre 2015

Is Scotland's university shake-up meddling or modernising?

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. The SNP is calling for new regulation in university leadership – we hear the pros and cons of the controversial plans. More...

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Wellcome’s £5 billion boost to British science

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. The Wellcome Trust today unveils its new strategy, with a commitment to spend more and spend smarter in areas where it can make the biggest difference. More...

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How not to write your Ucas personal statement

http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQPxnNUZkzq1IINmqwJMRe0Mx9jmcJPvZ89WaflkoXFnHo0R2jfVuceEAwwBy . Universities are looking only for honesty, enthusiasm and an understanding of what you want to study, says Andrew Baker. More...

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SNP minister defends free university tuition despite bursary cuts for poor

http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQPxnNUZkzq1IINmqwJMRe0Mx9jmcJPvZ89WaflkoXFnHo0R2jfVuceEAwwBy . Angela Constance insists university tuition must remain 'free' for wealthy Scots as figures show a drop in grants and bursaries for poor youngsters. More...

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Three in four universities 'breach law on website information'

http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQPxnNUZkzq1IINmqwJMRe0Mx9jmcJPvZ89WaflkoXFnHo0R2jfVuceEAwwBy . Three quarters of universities are breaching consumer law by failing to tell students what their fees will buy them. More...

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Record number of graduates in work, report reveals

http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQPxnNUZkzq1IINmqwJMRe0Mx9jmcJPvZ89WaflkoXFnHo0R2jfVuceEAwwBy Josie Gurney-Read. Research suggest that while record numbers of graduates are entering the work place, there is still a big gap in employment rates for different degrees. More...

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Fish out of water: expatriate academics tell all

By Jack Grove. From accent intolerance to ‘bamboo ceilings’, Jack Grove examines the challenges of working in a university overseas. More...

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How to manage rapid change

By Steve Olivier. Googling the words “change” and “quotes” reveals much sage advice from the likes of George Bernard Shaw, Steve Jobs, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi and Barack Obama. The need for constant change is often held to be self-evident: John F. Kennedy said that “change is the law of life”. More...

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Africa’s ‘teaching shops’: the rise of private universities

By Chris Havergal. Are the continent’s for-profits exploiting students or have they helped to widen access?, asks Chris Havergal. More...

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‘Are you a construction worker?’ Life as a black Rhodes scholar

By Donald Brown. Donald Brown shares the experiences that prompted him to talk about ‘institutional racism’ at Oxford. More...

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