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The 22 best universities outside the developed world

(Source: www.businessinsider.sg)

LONDON – While universities in the US and Europe have a strong grip on global rankings, they will do well to avoid becoming complacent. 788 more words

Money Matters

Happy 'Tell a Fairy Tale' Day

Make your “Tell a Fairy Tale” Day a meaningful and good one. Give to the Snowflakes.

After all, when you can get a shiny new college degree in lesbian dance theory, and make all the mean old rich people pay for it -why would you ever be worried about anything else?

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Universities to run apprenticeship degree schemes

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

Singapore’s thrust on combining classroom learning with workplace experience has graduated to the next level.

This year, two universities – the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) and SIM University (UniSIM) – are launching programmes in which students can take on jobs and receive sponsorship to study for their degrees at the same time. 434 more words

Current Affairs

Universities and educated citizenry

As someone who has spent their last ten years in the academy, this quote by Jon Nixon really resonated with me. The forces of late capitalism and economic rationality are making universities less a place of learning and knowledge creation and sharing, and rather a marketized and elite institution. 190 more words

Educated Citizenry

Unprecedented revolt on university high pay

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A meeting of the University of Bath Court has narrowly defeated a motion to condemn their Vice Chancellor’s salary, on the day that it was revealed by the University and College Union (UCU) to be the highest in the country. 417 more words

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