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  • OXFORD, UK - MARCH 27, 2015: University Church of St Mary the Virgin. The oldest part of the present church is the tower dates from around 1270. The church is open to visitors throughout the year.

    Best universities in the UK 2016

    Via Time Higher Education : The University of Oxford is top in a list of the best universities in the UK, which includes institutions in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland What are the top universities in the UK? If you want to study in England, or Scotland, Wales or Northern […]

  • Sydney tops innovation ranking

    Sydney tops innovation ranking

    Via The Australian : Australia has six universities named in a new innovation-based ranking of Asian universities but is vastly outnumbered by Japan and South Korea. The University of Sydney topped the list of local universities coming in at 28. It was followed by Monash (32), the University of Queensland (33), […]

  • 7 quick tips for young entrepreneurs

    7 quick tips for young entrepreneurs

    Via Your Story : You’re an entrepreneur, and you don’t even know it yet! If you often figure out creative ways to solve a problem or fix a challenge, you’ve got the uncooked skills for being an entrepreneur. And if you too are inspired by the ‘Be Your Own Boss’ fad, […]

  • Starting university: What to bring, who to avoid

    Starting university: What to bring, who to avoid

    Via BBC : More than half a million young people across the UK will be planning for their fast-approaching new life as a university student. As well as the emotional angst about leaving home and making new friends, there’s the practical stuff. What are you going to take with you? What’s […]

  • How to prepare for undergraduate study in the UK in 2017

    How to prepare for undergraduate study in the UK in 2017

    Via Study International : As an international student, the undergraduate application process can seem daunting but is actually very straightforward. Millions of students do it every year, and with a little foresight and planning, the process can be surprisingly easy. If you would like to study in the UK in 2017, […]

  • Young Entrepreneur Leads Unusual Tour in South Africa

    Young Entrepreneur Leads Unusual Tour in South Africa

    Via VOA : A young South African is winning widespread recognition for his unique business in Alexandra, Johannesburg. Jeffrey Mulaudzi takes tourists on bicycle rides through the township that was once home to a young Nelson Mandela, but in recent times has become infamous for violent crime. The streets of Alexandra […]

  • Books to be included in World University Rankings analysis for first time

    Books to be included in World University Rankings analysis for first time

    Via Times Higher Education : Arts and humanities research will be better represented in the 2016-17 global league table The Times Higher Education World University Rankings for 2016-17 will include an analysis of more than half a million books and books chapters for the first time as part of its examination […]

  • Making sense of university rankings

    Making sense of university rankings

    Via The Sydney Morning Herald : The 2017 Good Universities Guide is released on Monday and, in it, prospective students will find a very different list of Australia’s top universities. The Guide singles out Charles Darwin, Central Queensland University, Charles Sturt University and the University of New England as top performers. […]

  • Ucas considers radical changes as clearing rates rise sharply

    Ucas considers radical changes as clearing rates rise sharply

    Via The Guardian : Increased popularity of route to university prompts recommendation that students be offered greater course flexibility. There has been a near 50% rise in the number of students finding university places through clearing as the admissions clearing house, Ucas, considers whether people should have more opportunities to change […]