30 mai 2016

What's your experience of student debt?

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. A letter sent by graduate Simon Crowther to his MP detailing the rapid growth of his student loan since he left university has gone viral. Crowther claims that his loan grew to £41,976 by the end of March, after accruing interest charges of up to £180 a month. More...

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Moocs to earn degree credits for first time in UK at two universities

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. Students will be able to use Moocs – massive open online courses – to gain accreditation towards final qualification. More...

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Graduate whose loan grew by £1,800 in one year says students were misled

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. Simon Crowther, whose letter to his MP went viral after it showed an interest of £180 a month, says he trusted the government to keep interest rates low. More...

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Universities of Newcastle and Southampton join fossil fuel divestment push

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. Newcastle University latest to announce it will pursue investment decisions that are compatible with its sustainability values, reports BusinessGreen. More...

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Don't turn student recruitment into a battle of the sexes

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifByCarole Easton. Gender inequality is a complex issue in higher education. A recent report from the Higher Education Policy Institute (Hepi), however, risks oversimplifying it, stating that women get more out of university than men. More...

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LGBT-only housing isn’t about separation, it’s about choice

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. I was lucky with my housemates when I came out. But some people arrive at university bearing the scars of abuse: they shouldn’t have to rely on luck. More...

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Angelina Jolie gets new role as visiting professor at LSE

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. Actor to join ex-foreign secretary William Hague as ‘professor in practice’ as part of new MSc in women, peace and security. More...

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Yale introduces gender-neutral bathrooms amid national debate

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. As legislators clash over LGBT rights in states across the country, university says it is seeking to send a signal to the public. More...

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Brexit would drive high-achieving EU students away from UK, study shows

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy and . Leave vote would inflict serious damage on British universities and science industries, claim authors of study. More...

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US colleges cut ties with scholarships that ban HIV-positive applicants

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifByJohn Power. Princeton University and Boston University have taken down postings for scholarship programs in South Korea that require HIV testing. More...

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