05 juillet 2016

Elite universities slip in teaching quality ranking

Elite universities have tumbled down a new university ranking when judged on their teaching quality as critics say they spend too much time on research, writes Javier Espinoza for The Telegraph. Read more...

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30 juin 2016

When political leaders are selected via elitism not talent, you get chaos

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. The EU referendum vote is just the latest disaster caused by a political class woefully out of touch with the country. Some humility now please. More...

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29 juin 2016

Elite universities call for cap on student places

The nation's elite Group of Eight universities has proposed that the federal government reintroduce limits on how many students each university can enrol, a suggestion slammed by other vice-chancellors as "cancerous" and "selfish", writes Matthew Knott for The Sydney Morning Herald. Read more...

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15 mai 2016

Elite universities least likely to hit access goals

By Chris Havergal. Institutional performance on widening participation released by Offa for first time. More...

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China’s top university students: pressures on a ‘fragile elite’

By David Matthews. New book explores the anxieties of Peking and Tsinghua students caught between their parents, the Communist Party and new Western ideas about education. More...

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06 mai 2016

Auslandsstudium mit elitärer Note

F.A.Z.Von Marco Riehl. Erasmus-Mundus-Studiengänge sind hochgeschätzt - sind sie doch eine Art Exzellenzvariante des normalen Erasmus-Austauschprogramms. Doch ihre Finanzierung läuft aus. Mehr...

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01 mai 2016

Reaktionen auf Exzellenzinitiative: "Eine immer starrere Elite"

SPIEGEL ONLINEEine halbe Milliarde Euro soll in den kommenden zehn Jahren an deutsche Spitzenforscher fließen. Dabei mangelt es vielen Unis woanders: Es fehlen sichere Stellen und Geld für die Lehre. Mehr...

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Acht US-Elite-Unis wollen diese Schülerin

SPIEGEL ONLINEEine Schule auf Long Island kann sich einen außergewöhnlichen Erfolg auf die Fahne schreiben: Schon im zweiten Jahr in Folge reißen sich acht US-Elite-Unis um eine Absolventin. Mehr...

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30 avril 2016

Canada boosts HE with C$20 million for ‘state-of-the-art’ kit

By Ellie Bothwell. Money is designed to help institutions ‘attract and retain the best and brightest researchers from around the world’. More...

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28 avril 2016

If you want an elite college, consider moving to one of these states

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Springtime in the U.S. means college admissions season. Elite schools are unveiling the chosen few who will make up their newly admitted class, with many noting successful applicants from all 50 states. More...

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