03 novembre 2018

Cambridge University plans scheme to open door to poorer students

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianCambridge University has launched a £500m fundraising campaign to pay for a new “transition programme” to encourage and support applications from talented students from disadvantaged backgrounds who might otherwise not get a place. More...

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Letters: banning student homes is short-sighted and callous

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianLarge student populations can cause problems for local people. The answer is negotiation, not nimbyism. More...

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Yale students condemn Kavanaugh case as 'symptom of a larger problem'

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianStudents at university with long ties to US power unsurprised by allegations in culture that ‘normalises’ sexual misconduct. More...

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Row over sex workers' support group prompts university investigation

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianThe University of Brighton is launching an investigation after a sex workers’ support group ran a stall offering help for students at its freshers’ fairs. More...

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If I’m doing his appraisal, the universities minister gets no pay rise this year

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianBeing the minister responsible for higher education in the UK should be a breeze. Oxford and Cambridge brush the top of any international ranking, with another three or four of our universities on their heels. True, the US does better, but not for its size, and no other country comes close. The UK hasn’t done so well in anything since Geoff Hurst’s hat-trick and the Beatles and the Stones. Not even cycling or dressage can compete. More...

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Picking up a leaflet at a freshers’ fair won’t turn you into a sex worker

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianControversy erupted over the weekend as Brighton University was accused in the Sunday Times of “grooming” students into prostitution. More...

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Manchester students' union swaps applause for 'jazz hands'

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianManchester University’s students’ union has become the latest student body to vote to replace applause with “jazz hands” in an attempt to make events more accessible for people with disabilities. More...

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Now I'm an Oxford student, am I still working class?

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianI definitely am at my college, but back at home I’m now considered posh. I’m not sure where I belong anymore. More...

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Harvard law students cheer news Kavanaugh will not return – but questions remain

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianAmong students and alumni of Harvard law school, the news that Brett Kavanaugh will not teach a class this winter was met with muted celebration – and skepticism. More...

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Graduate salaries are no measure of a university's worth

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianThe government’s teaching excellence framework may have been controversial, but it has enabled the higher education sector to articulate what students, parents and industry are genuinely interested in: teaching, employability, student support, real-world skills and co-curricular activities. More...

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