29 septembre 2018

No fresh meat: how to eat vegan on a student budget

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianFrom homemade Vietnamese pho to takeaway tofu scampi, there are plenty of cheap and healthy animal-free options. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 11:04 - - Permalien [#]

University bound? Here’s how to pick a bank account and manage your cash

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianFrom overdrafts and mobile apps to cashback sites, there are a range of ways for students to ensure they remain in the black. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 08:50 - - Permalien [#]

26 septembre 2018

Meet me at the bar! How uni students interact on a campus, and why chocolate can help

The ConversationA university is not only a place where people go to study. It’s also where people go to meet others, to forge new friendships and networks that can last a lifetime.
But our research, published online in Computers in Human Behavior, found that students don’t always mix outside their area of study or cultural cliques. Plus...

Posté par pcassuto à 23:35 - - Permalien [#]

24 septembre 2018

Monmouth Bans Fraternity, Sorority Activities

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. Monmouth University in New Jersey has suspended its entire Greek life system indefinitely, citing a series of alcohol, hazing and drug-related incidents. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 16:03 - - Permalien [#]

25 août 2018

Course material spending declines for 2017-18 academic year

University Business Magazine logoDuring the 2017-18 academic year, college students spent an average of $484 on nine required course materials. That’s down from $579 on 10 units the previous academic year, and a decrease from $701 in the past decade, according to the Student Watch: Attitudes and Behaviors toward Course Materials: 2017-2018 Report, the National Association of College Stores’ (NACS) twice-yearly survey of college students in the U.S. and Canada. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 00:57 - - Permalien [#]

24 août 2018

Shepherd University outsources dining services in 10-year deal

University Business Magazine logoShepherd officials said this week that the school has contracted with Chartwells Higher Education Dining Services to operate five campus dining facilities and concessions at athletic events, as well as provide campuswide catering and food for conferences, beginning this fall. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 18:43 - - Permalien [#]

‘I regret spending a lot on takeaways’ – students on their money

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianFirst years tell us what they learned about loans, overdrafts – and how to fund nights out. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 17:39 - - Permalien [#]

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...

Posté par pcassuto à 15:22 - - Permalien [#]

Students using sex work to pay for university – Study

Research from the Student Money Survey 2018 in the United Kingdom, conducted among 3,000 undergraduates, says students revealed they had even eaten out of bins or stolen from their flatmates to make ends meet, and in some cases looked into sex work. More than a 10th – 11% – of students revealed they had used their bodies (sex work and drugs trials) to make money. This includes prostitution, turning to ‘sugar daddies’ and webcam work. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 10:10 - - Permalien [#]

07 août 2018

8 étudiants sur 10 sont satisfaits de leur vie d’étudiants en France

Campus France logoDe nombreux enseignements ressortent de cette enquête très complète qui, au delà d’une vison sanitaire globale, donne de multiples indications en matière de conditions de vie, de nutrition, de pratique sportive et de sexualité. Plus...

Posté par pcassuto à 00:40 - - Permalien [#]