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Articles tagged with: Education

General Election 2015: how students are projected to vote

General Election 2015: how students are projected to vote

By Editor | Wed, 06 May 2015 14:03

The good people at High Fliers Research recently conducted a delightful survey that aims to give a clearer understanding on the voting intentions of students in the UK. Considered to be the...

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Thousands of students march through London

Thousands of students march through London

By Editor | Thu, 20 Nov 2014 11:27

The dimming flames of the 2010/11 protests were ignited last night when thousands of students and education activists protested through the city of London. Marching through the centre, students were protesting...

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ITV2’s Dapper Laughs banned from performing at Cardiff University

ITV2’s Dapper Laughs banned from performing at Cardiff University

By Editor | Thu, 06 Nov 2014 13:05

The concept of 'lad culture' is something that appears to be plaguing university life more and more, especially for female students. A recent incident at The University of Nottingham, whereby freshers were encouraged to...

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Students, are you feeling stressed? It’s time to chill out.

Students, are you feeling stressed? It’s time to chill out.

By Editor | Wed, 05 Nov 2014 12:30

Stressed out from your university work? Do you feel like work's on top of you? Well, you're not alone, guys. Today marks the 16th National Stress Awareness Day, an event...

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University and College Union plans ‘assessment boycott’ for 6 November

University and College Union plans ‘assessment boycott’ for 6 November

By Editor | Tue, 28 Oct 2014 11:49

If you were hoping that your Proust essay or Fermi gas coursework was going to be marked and returned back to you soon, you could be in for bit of...

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NUS furthers mission to politically activate students

NUS furthers mission to politically activate students

By Editor | Mon, 27 Oct 2014 15:12

The NUS has been very busy recently. After releasing their 'New Deal for the next Generation', a manifesto which has been created to outline the demands of students registered to NUS, they...

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Leeds University students to have all their lectures recorded for future use

Leeds University students to have all their lectures recorded for future use

By Editor | Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:44

Missed a crucial argument during a lecture because you were too busy daydreaming about whether or not you can create a meal with random contents of your near-empty fridge? Or perhaps you didn't...

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Oxford University hits 32 million podcast downloads, plans to launch new series ‘Big Questions’

Oxford University hits 32 million podcast downloads, plans to launch new series ‘Big Questions’

By Editor | Wed, 15 Oct 2014 11:37

It may be one of the oldest educational facilities in the world, but that doesn't mean Oxford University isn't at the vanguard of modern day mediums. This month the school celebrates six...

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University staff read out student comments about them, with hilarious results!

University staff read out student comments about them, with hilarious results!

By Editor | Tue, 07 Oct 2014 12:06

Have you ever had a really good or bad lecture that you just had to vent about? Well, the next time you have that feeling it may be good idea...

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An interview with… Esport Commentator James O’Leary

An interview with… Esport Commentator James O’Leary

By Sj.Cliff | Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:33

The world of professional video-game playing (Esports) is growing rapidly. Whether it’s individual or a team playing, the chance to make a living playing games is becoming a reality. League of Legends...

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Poorer students ten times less likely to go to leading universities, poll shows

Poorer students ten times less likely to go to leading universities, poll shows

By Editor | Wed, 13 Aug 2014 11:59

When it comes to education, there is a stereotype that seems to permeate across British society: top universities are still mainly for those from private schools. But apparently there is...

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Sheffield’s Students’ Union is voted best in the UK for third year running

Sheffield’s Students’ Union is voted best in the UK for third year running

By University of Sheffield | Tue, 12 Aug 2014 10:58

The University of Sheffield’s Students’ Union has been voted the best in the UK for the third year running in the National Student Survey (NSS) 2014. The Students...

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Middlesex University lecturer uncovers student terrible plagiarism technique

Middlesex University lecturer uncovers student terrible plagiarism technique

By Editor | Fri, 08 Aug 2014 11:52

Sometimes when you’re writing an essay, and you want it to be your best piece yet, only a perfect word or phrase will do to strengthen a point...

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Amy Willerton backs the Exam Results Helpline!

Amy Willerton backs the Exam Results Helpline!

By Sj.Cliff | Thu, 07 Aug 2014 10:51

‘I’m a Celebrity…’ contestant and general babe Amy Willerton has been revealed as the new face of the Exam Results Helpline! The helpline, funded by...

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NUS vote to boycott Israeli goods

NUS vote to boycott Israeli goods

By Editor | Wed, 06 Aug 2014 14:02

The National Union of Students has moved to boycott companies with Israeli sympathies, as well as products made in the country. During Monday’s National Executive Council Union representatives...

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Do potential students from ethnic groups miss out on university places?

Do potential students from ethnic groups miss out on university places?

By Editor | Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:56

Students from ethnic minority backgrounds are at a disadvantage over their white counterparts when it comes to obtaining a place at university, research funded by the Nuffield Foundation has found. ...

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Students, will you ever pay back your loan?

Students, will you ever pay back your loan?

By Editor | Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:46

Almost 50% of students who take out a student loan will never pay it back, the Business, Innovation and skills Committee (BIS) has warned. The report which was conducted by the...

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Carnegie Mellon and Warwick University create union worth £6 million

Carnegie Mellon and Warwick University create union worth £6 million

By Editor | Fri, 18 Jul 2014 11:42

A Memorandum of Understanding has been drawn up between the University of Warwick and Carnegie Mellon University in a bid to start ball rolling on a joint research and education...

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From a prison cell to academia: the story of Natalie Atkinson

From a prison cell to academia: the story of Natalie Atkinson

By Editor | Thu, 17 Jul 2014 14:38

Amongst the scores of people who attend university, it is unusual that you will see someone who has over a hundred convictions under their belt taking lecture notes. However, over...

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Students to sit in on secret pay review meeting for the first time!

Students to sit in on secret pay review meeting for the first time!

By Sj.Cliff | Tue, 15 Jul 2014 12:13

The usually secretive salary setting committee that decides the pay level of the warden Patrick Loughrey, and other senior staff at Goldsmiths, University of London, is allowing a student to...

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