10 mars 2019

KSU: Active Student Participation at the University of Malta

Screenshot-2018-5-3 NewsThe University Students’ Council in Malta (KSU), through its Social Policy Office, has been working to increase student organisations’ inputs in Higher Education, empowering individuals to share their concerns and opinions and representing the entire student body. More...

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LÍS: Icelandic students fight for improved support and receive Greenlandic and Faroese friends

Screenshot-2018-5-3 NewsThe National Union of Students in Iceland (LÍS), launched the campaign “Students are not allowed to have it better” on January 21st to fight for improvements on the Icelandic Student Loan Fund. More...

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ANOSR: Romanian students ask Government to fulfil their commitments

Screenshot-2018-5-3 NewsThe National Alliance of Student Organisation in Romania (ANOSR) warns the Romanian Government that they are not meeting the commitments made to students in the autumn of 2016, according to a detailed evaluation made by ANOSR. More...

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The European Students’ Union reacts to Students strike for Action on Climate Change

Screenshot-2018-5-3 NewsThe European Students ́Union (ESU) strongly believes that education and sustainability go hand in hand, and therefore ESU’s policy is aligned with the focus of these strikes. As stated in our latest resolution on climate change (read full version here), European decision-makers need to strive to build a more sustainable society. More...

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ESU celebrates the 1st International Day of Education

Screenshot-2018-5-3 NewsOn 3 December 2018, the United Nations General Assembly adopted with consensus a resolution proclaiming 24 January as International Day of Education, in celebration of the role of education for peace and development. More...

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USI: National Mature Student Seminar and Women Lead Seminar

Screenshot-2018-5-3 NewsThe Union of Students in Ireland hosted the National Mature Student Gathering on the 18th of January 2019. The purpose of this event was to meet mature students’ needs and to provide an opportunity for networking and to further assess needs. More...

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Call for essays: My Country, Our World

Screenshot-2018-5-3 NewsThe ‘My country, our world in 2030’essay competition, organised in the context of the May 2019 European elections, is an opportunity for students and young people to provide insights on how they see the future of both their country and Europe more broadly. More...

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SK RVŠ – UDU joint statement against neo-fascist commemoration to Jan Palach

Screenshot-2018-5-3 NewsOn 19 January 1969, Jan Palach, a student at the Faculty of Philosophy at Charles University in Prague, set himself on fire as an act of defiance against the Soviet occupation of his country which crushed the Prague’s Spring some months before.
On the 50th anniversary of his death, a neo-fascist association organised a concert in Verona (Italy), where the main bands linked to extreme-right movements were set to play to ‘commemorate’ Palach. Furthermore, the City and the Province of Verona gave the official sponsorship to the event
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Free download for selected IRE articles available each month

UILThe International Review of Education – Journal of Lifelong Learning (IRE) and Springer are offering subscription-free access to two recently published IRE articles each month. The purpose of this promotion is to make articles that exemplify the best qualities of the journal –international scholarship on the theory and practice of lifelong learning, supporting and promoting the development of sustainable learning societies – available to the broadest possible readership. More...

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Doctoral supervisory quality from the perspective of senior academic managers (AUR 61 01)

It has been suggested in the literature that the relationship with a doctoral supervisor is the predominant factor in student decisions to continue or withdraw from their candidatures. However, anecdotally it is not uncommon to hear heads of department, faculty deans and those in similar positions say that they know who the poorly-performing doctoral supervisors are, but often they are not sure what they, or others can do to remedy the situation. More...

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