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  • Cracking the code to economic success: social scientists are as vital as engineers

    Cracking the code to economic success: social scientists are as vital as engineers

    Via The Guardian : History shows us that social scientists are essential if we are to get the most out of our engineering and technological innovations. Governments across the world tend – perhaps increasingly – to point to the importance of the so-called “Stem” subjects of science, technology, engineering and maths. Global economic competitiveness is the aim, with innovation being seen as one of the drivers. But are these assumptions and conclusions correct and justified? And […]

  • Students, are you dragging your feet too much?

    Students, are you dragging your feet too much?

    Via The Student Guide : Procrastination: we’ve all had it. And it’s not just a generational thing. Whilst you may have found yourself caught in an endless cycle of YouTube videos, in the past your parents probably vegged out for hours watching their favourite VHS tapes. Moreover, your grandparents almost certainly sat around idly, listening to the programmes of radio’s golden age. However, that doesn’t mean it wouldn’t hurt to perhaps cut down a bit on […]

  • Virtual Reality is the future of career education

    Virtual Reality is the future of career education

    Via LinkedIn : Every so often, a new way emerges. A way for society to perform critical tasks in ways completely discontinuous from the trends and ways of doing things that came before. There was a time when schooling itself was an amazing innovation. Now, it is expected, and granted as a right. The new way needed is one that helps us use technology in a way that scales amazing teaching and learning experiences. Experiences that […]

  • Choosing a University in the UK

    Choosing a University in the UK

    Via The Complete University Guide : Every course and every university is different and each student wants different things. The chances of finding a perfect match can be a challenge despite over 150 universities and university-level higher education colleges in the UK and the wide range of courses available. You will almost certainly need to decide what is most important to you. Do you want the best course or one that is quite good but offers […]

  • Five secrets to revising that can improve your grades

    Five secrets to revising that can improve your grades

    Via The Guardian : An expert on revision gives his top five tips on how to revise for exam success. How do you get the most out of your revision time, and end up with the best grades you can? Or, if you’re a different sort of student, how can you get the same grades you’re getting now, but spend less time revising? Either way, you need to know how to learn better. And fortunately, decades […]

  • The May/June 2014 A Level Top Scorers (from left to right): Lee Jong Wey, top scorer for A Level (Science), scoring 4‘A*’s, Ms Looi Li Chin, Head of Centre for Pre-University Studies, Datuk Dr Tan Chik Heok, President of TAR University College, Hassan Ali Huzam, top scorer for A Level (Arts), scoring 3‘A*’s.

    TAR University College A Level – 27 Years of Resplendent Track Record

    TAR University College has established itself as one of the leading institutions in Malaysia in the provision of A Level programme. Since the commencement of A Level programme in 1987, the institution has built a solid reputation with its resplendent track record in moulding world-beating high achievers who later on have been accepted into some of the top universities in the world. Such dazzling achievements are the result of the strong teaching support and top-notch […]

  • Don’t know what subject to study at university? Don’t panic!

    Don’t know what subject to study at university? Don’t panic!

    Via The Guardian : Don’t worry if you don’t know what to study, or what career you want to pursue, there’s more than one route to a job. If you are confused about what you want to study at university, and are being hounded by parents or teachers claiming your whole life hinges on this decision – relax. Very few jobs actually demand someone has a particular degree. And even those that do, such as medicine, […]

  • Top Ten Universities for Psychology in UK

    Top Ten Universities for Psychology in UK

    Via The Complete University Guide : The Complete University Guide’s 2015 League Tables rank universities for 67 subjects. Here’s a handy countdown of the top ten universities in the UK for Psychology: 10. University of Edinburgh The University of Edinburgh’s psychology department has been working hard this year, having jumped eight places in the league table to make it into our top ten. Attributable to its dramatically increased graduate prospects, from 60% to 68%, and significantly more satisfied […]

  • So the one thing you know is that you want to go to university – the hard bit is deciding on what to study, and where. Here’s how to turn thousands of UCAS courses and more than 300 universities and colleges into five clear, confident choices.

    Help! I don’t know what course to choose – what do I do?

    Via Which? University : To help you get inspired, we headed to a sixth form college to ask university applicants what and where they’ve chosen to study, and why: Not sure what subject you want to study yet? Our degree subject guides reveal everything you need to know about studying a subject at university. Which subject? This is an important one to get right – you don’t want to waste your time and money on a subject you […]

  • Top 10 Education Trends to Watch in 2015 and Beyond

    Top 10 Education Trends to Watch in 2015 and Beyond

    Via Huff Post Education : The winds of education change were gusty in 2014: declining and inequitable public funding, a new demographic future, advancing technology, rethinking accreditation, the credit hour and the needs of a tough job market. While most agree that our nation’s economic health and capacity to innovate depends on a vastly improved education system, the “how to” is still unfolding. As you head off for holiday vacations, we’ve compiled 10 education trends […]