28 mars 2018

Not everyone has a nest to ‘scurry back’ to

Whatever state of emptiness or refilling you find yourself in, if you are fed up with your syndrome, you should seek delayed gratification. In most cases you will get the chance to educate grandchildren in the finer points of life – hearing them read on their own, take a few first steps, cycle by your side. More...

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Accountability and UK university governance

Six professors emeriti from the University of Bath on the remuneration committee’s meeting this week, and other views on vice-chancellors’ pay. More...

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University strikes may be called off after talks lead to new proposals

Strikes by university staff, which have caused widespread disruption on campuses across the UK in a bitter dispute over pensions, could be suspended later this week after a breakthrough in talks. More...

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'Debt for life': only 38% of students say tuition fees are good value

Just 38% of those surveyed either mostly or definitely agreed with the statement: “The tuition fees for my course represents/represented good value for money.” A larger proportion, 44%, mostly or definitely disagreed, and 8% said they neither agreed nor disagreed. More...

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University strikes to continue after staff reject pension offer

Union forced to throw out deal reached with employers in attempt to end dispute. More...

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Drowned in sound: how listening to music hinders learning

Many students do their homework and revision while listening to music. Many of them will swear that listening to their favourite songs makes them study better. But does music help or hinder learning? And does it matter what type of music you listen to while revising. More...

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I’m a black academic – that doesn't mean I want to be an expert on race

BAME researchers are often expected to focus on race and ethnicity, but we shouldn’t be afraid of branching out. More...

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Commuter students: how to survive studying from home

Students share tips on how to get through university while living at home and commuting to campus. More...

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Cambridge colleagues pay tribute to 'inspirational' Hawking

At the University of Cambridge’s Gonville and Caius College, where Stephen Hawking was a fellow for more than half a century, the college flag was flying at half-mast on Wednesday. More...

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Future graduate pay is no way to rank degrees

Readers are unimpressed the government’s plans for judging the quality of university courses by what their alumni earn. More...

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