10 décembre 2015

Ignore the advice and fall head over halls at university

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifByMairead Finley. Throwing caution to the wind, and doing exactly what I said I wouldn’t do before I started university, I found myself in a relationship with someone a staircase away within three months of starting university. More...

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'It's about to be a good time for young working women'

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. The grim mismatch between the number of university leavers each year and the jobs appropriate to their skills means young people will do all they can to get one up on the competition. More...

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Only the rich can afford to work at Oxford and Cambridge

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. Poor pay, exorbitant rent and no hope of owning a house – is the prestige of the Oxbridge brand really worth the cost. More...

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University vice-chancellors' earnings 'out of control'

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. University and College Union reacts to FoI request revealing highly paid officials at institutions reliant on income from undergraduate tuition fees. More...

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I can't find work as a lecturer and feel my PhD has been a waste

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifByDear Jeremy. I am 53 and after graduating in 1983 I worked mostly in the voluntary sector in paid roles, with mixed success, until the opportunity arose to return to university. I left with a PhD in 2005, having worked throughout as a part-time sessional or fractional lecturer. My intention was to continue to do the same, but work has become harder to find every year, and this academic year I have finally drawn a blank). More...

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'Will they switch off Game of Thrones for this?' The art of alumni communication

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifByAnnette Rubery. You’re up against Twitter, text messages and diminishing attention spans, so make it snappy (and not about strategic plans). More...

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England has highest university tuition fees in industrialised world, survey finds

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. OECD’s annual survey of education across 34 countries shows England has highest fees, followed by US and Japan. More...

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Universities got off lightly, but will poorest students pay the price?

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. The spending review was lenient to higher education. Beware though, Mr Osborne, debt-burdened graduates may yet take revenge at the ballot box. More...

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'Great snakes!' Tintin expert appointed UK's first comics professor

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. Lancaster University shows ‘full academic commitment’ to comics and graphic book art with the appointment of Benoit Peeters. More...

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EU membership backed by 70% of UK university students, survey finds

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. Pro-EU support strong but unreliable, with fewer than half of students polled saying they would definitely vote in referendum. More...

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