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  • Australian University Sports Pilots Program

    Australian University Sports Pilots Program

    Via EM TV : Australian University Sports (AUS) piloted a personal development program aimed at improving leadership skills in team coaches and captains in PNG last Saturday. AUS National Programs Manager, Donna Spethman, hosted the Be The Influence (BTI) program designed to provide participants with tools and knowledge to be exactly […]

  • Record university offers now 3% higher than last year

    Record university offers now 3% higher than last year

    Via BBC : The number of people offered places at UK universities has now hit a record 442,900 – 3% up on 2015, official figures show. Around 19,000 of those have had their university and college places confirmed since midnight on A-level day, says the admissions service Ucas. So far, over […]

  • Business turns to universities to get research results

    Business turns to universities to get research results

    Via AFR : Business is rapidly increasing its investment in Australia’s universities with top institutions reporting a large boost in research funding from companies. The University of Sydney’s deputy vice-chancellor (research) Duncan Ivison said his institution had, in three years, more than doubled its contract research revenue to $71 million in […]

  • Here are the best universities in Australia, ranked

    Here are the best universities in Australia, ranked

    Via Business Insider : Last week the Center for World University Rankings, publisher of the largest academic ranking of global universities, released its list of the world’s top 1000 universities. The States took out the top three spots in the order of Harvard University, Stanford University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. […]

  • UK guarantees funding for key North projects post Brexit

    UK guarantees funding for key North projects post Brexit

    Via Irish Times : Current level of agricultural backing, will also be matched by the British government EU structural and investment projects in Northern Ireland signed before the British chancellor of the exchequer’s autumn statement will be guaranteed after Brexit, the Treasury in London has said. The current level of agricultural […]

  • A-level results day myths and reality

    A-level results day myths and reality

    Via Telegraph : Often paraded as the last resort for sixth form students who failed to get their grades, Ucas Clearing has developed a bad reputation over the years. What’s not often talked about, however, is that upwards of 60,000 students use the system every year to find a place at […]

  • UCC third Irish university to receive gender equality award

    UCC third Irish university to receive gender equality award

    Via Evening Echo : UCC has become the third university in Ireland to receive the Bronze Athena Swan award, recognising its efforts to promote gender equality in higher education. The Athena Swan programme aims to improve the representation of women in higher education, particularly in science, technology, engineering, medicine and mathematics. […]

  • Govt to invest $35 million in NZ’s ‘Entrepreneurial Universities’

    Govt to invest $35 million in NZ’s ‘Entrepreneurial Universities’

    Via Educators : $35 million will be poured into ‘Entrepreneurial Universities’ who can attract researchers, innovation and ultimately grow New Zealand universities, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce announced last month. Joyce says the Entrepreneurial Universities programme will appeal to universities who want to ensure leading researchers base […]