15 avril 2017

Conferences are intellectual lifelines – but as a single parent I often miss out

The Guardian homeByAcademics Anonymous. With few academic conferences making an effort to be family-friendly, those of us parenting alone can’t always access the same opportunities as others. More...

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What's it like to study in Germany?

The Guardian homeBy. Brexit is on its way, and with it come doubts about the ability of students to go on a European year abroad so easily in the future. Whether you want to do a full-time degree, or just get out to the continent on a year abroad while we’re still part of the EU, Germany – named the most attractive destination for international students in a recent survey – could be the place to go. Here’s everything you need to know about studying in Deutschland – and why it might be worth considering if you want a cheaper, grown-up and relaxed approach to education. More...

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The automated university: bots and drones amid the dreaming spires

The Guardian homeBy. After centuries of chalk and talk, universities are finding themselves at the centre of a technological revolution. More...

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Not every student who volunteers abroad is out to boost their CV

The Guardian homeBy. International student volunteering isn’t necessarily a pastime of the privileged. Branding it as ‘voluntourism’ is unfair and unhelpful. More...

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Disabled students fear for their future as independence payments cut

The Guardian homeBy. With a clampdown on PIP and related benefits, students such as Lauren Hall are struggling to finish their degrees. More...

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Treating overseas students as migrants is not just wrong, it defies common sense

The Guardian homeBy. For the good of our universities, and of Britain’s soft power, the government must end this unfair categorisation. More...

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Don’t knock the PPE degree – it’s an antidote to fake news

The Guardian homeBy. PPE students, if well-schooled, learn that saying something doesn’t make it true – and the degree is enjoying a growth spurt. More...

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Universities: share your stories of exam cheating

The Guardian homeBy. Reports indicate students are using hi-tech methods to cheat in exams. We want to hear from professors, invigilators and students. More...

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Images that show another side of science – in pictures

The Guardian homeBy. These are the winning entries from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council photo competition 2017, which allows researchers and doctoral students to share another side of their work. More...

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The EU has tolerated Viktor Orbán for too long. It has to take a stand now

The Guardian homeBy. The Hungarian leader’s latest target is Budapest’s critical, multicultural Central European University. His illiberal ideology must not be allowed to spread. More...

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