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Climate University

Climate University: Teaching and learning for a sustainable future

The Institute for Atmospheric and Earth System Research (INAR) talks us through the online learning opportunities available at Climate University to tackle the challenges of climate change and sustainability.
a-level results

A-level results: “Talent not tests” is the gold standard for today’s employers

A staggering 86% of young people experience high levels of stress in the countdown to A-level results, according to a new survey from Arden University.
pressured to go to university

Students felt pressured to go to university by school teachers

New research looking into the benefit of apprenticeships has revealed that 64% of Britons felt pressured to go to university by teachers whilst they were at school, and a further 41% felt pressured by their parents.
science and technology companies

Cambridgeshire continues to attract science and technology companies

Bidwells’ latest analysis indicates Cambridgeshire remains a magnet for science and technology companies that are looking beyond the current Brexit uncertainty.
student loans

More than half of students face running out of money before next loan

Research by Campus Living Villages has shown that more than 50% of students are at risk of running out of money before their next student loan payment.
German research

Science and research funding in Germany

Open Access Government provides an overview of the German Research Foundation (DFG), the self-governing organisation concerned with funding and supporting science and research in Germany and beyond.
career in construction

FMB calls for students to consider career in construction after research reveals growing pressure...

New research by the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) has revealed that Half of the UK's 18-24-year-olds are four times more likely to experience pressure to study for a degree than +55-year-olds, as a result, the FMB has urged students to make a career in construction
cyber security

Wales awarded first cyber security centre of excellence

Cardiff University has joined a prestigious list of academic institutions helping to make the UK the safest place to live and work online
apprenticeship schemes

University degree vs apprenticeship schemes: which comes out on top?

With this rise of student debt, employment and skills specialist Seetec is finding that more and more are now choosing to take on an apprenticeships to get their dream job.
career in air traffic control

School leavers urged to consider career in air traffic control

As the UK’s airports gear up for what could be their busiest summer on record, NATS, the UK’s main air traffic service provider, is calling on students receiving their exam results to consider a career in the aviation industry.
higher education

The decrease in adult learning: are we clued up on funding in higher education?

Despite evidence that adults who continue to learn after compulsory education experience better health and are more productive, the number of mature students returning to education continues to fall.

HS2 to provide opportunities for people and businesses in Sheffield

HS2 is set to provide huge opportunities for people and businesses looking to start, grow or relocate to Sheffield according to Edward Highfield, Sheffield City Council’s Director of City Growth.
blockchain courses

Ivy League colleges offer blockchain courses in the US

Ivy League universities including Yale are offering blockchain courses allowing students to study cryptocurrency technology
University class sizes are falling

New study highlights wealth gap in UK universities

A new wealth gap study suggests that UK students from wealthy backgrounds are 18 times more likely to go to University

Poll shows students are satisfied with degree courses

A new poll by the National Student Survey (NSS) has found that the majority of university students in the UK are happy with their courses
The quality of Scottish university research praised

The quality of Scottish university research praised

A new survey has praised the range and quality of research conducted at universities in Scotland. A new survey produced by Research Fortnight analysed results from the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014), looking at the quality of investigation in different subjects at universities across the UK. A panel of experts...

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