01 décembre 2018

Joyless bores? No, today’s young are quiet revolutionaries

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianThe younger generation have been caricatured as easily offended puritans. But they just want to expand freedom for all. More...

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From Madonna's Sex to Lady Chatterley: inside the Bodleian's explicit book club

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianCreated at the height of Victorian prudishness, the Bodleian Library’s Phi collection was designed to protect young minds from ‘immoral’ books. More than a century later, they’re going on display for the first time. More...

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Fines for partying won’t make students better neighbours

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianSpare a thought for the UK university student forever locked in a losing battle against the Man. First they hiked the tuition fees, then their housing costs, then politically engaged students became fair game for the press to attack. More...

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Stormzy: Oxford University turned down my scholarship offer

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianGrime artist says institution ‘did not want to get involved’ in funding offer for black students. More...

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I've run out of money at university – what can I do?

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianMost students experience financial hardship – following these steps can help you get back on track. More...

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Why is my university forcing me to see colleagues as "customers"?

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianThe best academic research is done in a supportive, collaborative environment – not a corporate culture.
I started my career at a post-92 institution, which was struck several serious blows during my time there. The first was the withdrawal by the government of bursaries for nurses in 2017, which caused applications to fall by a third and had a major effect on our bottom line. The second came in the form of low performance in the National Student Survey, combined with a change of senior leadership. This saw a number of departments fighting for survival. More...

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'Phenomenally saddening': inside the sordid world of America's for-profit colleges

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianThe new documentary Fail State, executive produced by Dan Rather, tells the 50-year tale of profit-driven colleges scamming society’s most vulnerable. More...

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We can’t let poorer pupils be frightened off higher education

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianUniversity offers tremendous benefits, to the individual and for society. It must not be so costly that it is only for the privileged. More...

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Student loans company: Milan's age-defying solution to high rents

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianThe Adopt a Student cohabitation programme brings young and older people together in Italy’s most expensive city. More...

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Ministers can’t ignore the coming higher education debt crisis

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianRecent figures show that UK universities have borrowed £12bn since the financial crash – from their banks, from private investors, mostly in the US, and from the international bond markets. More...

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