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  • Climate change threatens our most fragile ecosystem

    Climate change threatens our most fragile ecosystem

    Via The Guardian : An Arctic voyage through the awe-inspiring Northwest Passage shows that, with oil drilling in the far north on the way, rapid action is needed to protect the region The Northwest Passage is not an obvious choice for a holiday cruise. It is, after all, one of the most notorious ocean routes. Many hundreds of sailors died in opening up the seaway, which links the Atlantic and Pacific oceans via the Canadian Arctic, […]

  • The best universities for high paid finance jobs revealed

    The best universities for high paid finance jobs revealed

    Via The Independent : Seven British universities are among the best in Europe for high-paying jobs in finance. Emolument, a company which collects data on pay, produced a list of 15 European universities whose finance students were paid the most when they left university. Their survey was based on the salary of 700 London finance professionals who graduated after 2011. It includes those who graduated from BA, BSc and Masters degrees, but excludes MBAs. UK and […]

  • £10m investment to give Teesside University students choice of Starbucks, Costa and more

    £10m investment to give Teesside University students choice of Starbucks, Costa and more

    Via Gazette Live : Dining improvements include new sandwich bar and bakery and will be joined by further improvements to the library and Students’ Union Students and staff at Teesside University will soon be able to enjoy barista coffees from Starbucks and Costa as part of a £10m investment in the centre. Five new-look outlets are set to be developed across campus, with the university in discussion with a number of leading brands on new menus […]

  • UTAS plans to double intake of international students over next decade

    UTAS plans to double intake of international students over next decade

    Via News : The University of Tasmania (UTAS) has announced bold plans to double its intake of overseas students over the next decade, making education one of the states biggest export industries. The university has signed a partnership agreement with the State Government that maps out a 10-year plan for higher education in Tasmania. Vice chancellor Peter Rathjen said UTAS needed to keep looking to the future. “It’s a recognition that in a modern economy a […]

  • Australia’s top honours for science, the Eureka Prizes, have been awarded to people who created salt batteries for renewable energy and vaccines for oysters.

    Australia’s top science prizes for 2015

    Via Business Insider Australia : Australia’s top honours for science, the Eureka Prizes, have been awarded to people who created salt batteries for renewable energy and vaccines for oysters. All the prizes presented by the Australian Museum last night at Sydney’s Town Hall: Endangered species. For development of the red list global standard for assessing environmental threats. The IUCN Red List of Ecosystems team at the University of New South Wales won the NSW Office of […]

  • Northumbria University teams up with engineering firm to plug female skills gap

    Northumbria University teams up with engineering firm to plug female skills gap

    Via Chronicle Live : Northumbria University teams up with engineering firm to plug female skills gap Northumbria University has teamed up with The Reece Foundation to host a summer school for girls In a bid to get more women into engineering Northumbria University has teamed up with a local firm to plug the shortage. Jamie Diffley reports. In an industry dominated by men, an increasing number of UK businesses are crying out for the skills that […]

  • The Most Important Things To Consider Before Choosing A Career

    The Most Important Things To Consider Before Choosing A Career

    Via Elite Daily : Deciding if college is for you is understandably a big decision. It’s a pivotal moment when you decide what you will do with your life. It could mean the difference between a good career, or wasted money and years of your life. The glory days of graduating from college and getting a decent job immediately upon graduating have long been over. Generation-X and beyond have missed the train on that one, and […]

  • A-level students from Putney High School for Girls, London, after receiving their results today. All 18, they are (left to right), Emily Hunt, who passed with four As and will study Geography at Nottingham; Sophie Durham, with four As who will study Geography at Cambridge; Olivia Baillieu with three As who will study Languages at St Andrews; and Jennifer Stanger, with two As and two Bs who will study medicine at Oxford. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday August 17, 2006. See PA story EDUCATION ALevels. Photo credit should read: Fiona Hanson/PA.

    A Level results 2015: Top Tips for students

    Via Western Morning News : After years of studying hard, scribbling revision notes and late-night swotting, exams results day is nearly here. Nick Davy from the Association of Colleges is on hand to help, offering students his top tips on how to handle A Level exam results day on Thursday 13 August and the important decisions that follow: • Confirm your place: Once you’ve received those all-important results in UCAS Track, make sure you contact the […]

  • UK dominates the list of best universities in the world for studying fashion

    UK dominates the list of best universities in the world for studying fashion

    Via Independent : The UK has taken The Business of Fashion’s (BoF) global school ranking by storm as Central Saint Martins took the top spot for being the best institution in the world to study for a fashion-related degree. Three other UK universities made the top ten – Kingston, Westminster, and London College of Fashion – making Britain the top country to head to if you want to be a fashion student. Having taken into consideration […]

  • How to choose a ‘good’ university in Australia

    How to choose a ‘good’ university in Australia

    Via The Conversation : When the Academic Ranking of World Universities was released last week, more than half of Australia’s universities appeared in the highly prestigious top 500. That’s quite an extraordinary achievement for a country as small as ours, but might leave future students scratching their heads and wondering, well, was there something wrong with the others? Australian universities all have high standards Badging yourself as a university in Australia is protected by law and […]