24 août 2018

Female scientists urge research grants reform to tackle gender bias

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianData shows 90% of engineering and physical sciences funding in UK goes to male-led projects. More...

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Predatory publishers: the journals that churn out fake science

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianA Guardian investigation, in collaboration with German broadcaster Norddeutscher Rundfunk, reveals the open-access publishers who accept any article submitted for a fee. More...

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Clearing: how parents can help

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianIf your son or daughter hasn’t achieved the marks required for automatic entry to their first or second Ucas choice, they can apply to other universities through clearing – and your support could be vital to their success. More...

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Calls to clearing: 'One mum pretended to be her son. It was surreal'

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianMany of the people answering clearing calls will be volunteers who have been through it themselves. They’ve got some advice, and some stories to tell. More...

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Need some perspective before university? Take a gap year

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianExams, exams, exams ... are you ready for a break? Time volunteering overseas will be a confidence-building adventure. More...

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Unicycles, skydives and stand-up: five out-there ideas for a new student hobby

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianDo you think you’re as funny as Tina Fey or Jack Whitehall? Join your university comedy society, and you could team up with like-minded merrymakers to write killer gags, or work on honing your delivery to get those audiences roaring with laughter. Who knows, you might even one day decide to ditch your doctor day job to get back in the spotlight. More...

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Middle-class teenagers 'play the system to get into top universities'

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianMiddle-class teenagers and their parents are increasingly using university clearing to shop around for the best courses to the detriment of their less well-off peers, education experts have warned ahead of A-level results day next week. More...

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How to get a degree without going to university – and other life routes

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianThese are offered by employers, usually in partnership with a training provider, such as a university or further education (FE) college. You’ll end up with a degree, and you’ll earn money while you get it. Many degree apprenticeships also offer a job at the end. More...

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Mature students who embrace clearing: 'Getting a degree was life-changing'

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianA university degree can transform your life at any age, and each year thousands of mature students enrol on degree courses. For some, it is a second chance for the education they missed out on in their youth. For others, it can be an opportunity to further a passion or interest in the company of like-minded enthusiasts or change career tack. More...

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UK economy 'could benefit from more going to university'

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianThe UK economy could benefit from more people of all ages attending university, a report has concluded. More...

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