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Makerere University students grill Stanbic Bank boss over internship allowances

Makerere university students led by their Guild President Bala David Bwiruka have stormed stanbic bank Makerere branch, demanding to know why some students have not received their internship allowances, yet the university had released the money. 333 more words

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The awful case of Diego Gomez and barriers to #OpenAccess

This week I was quite upset by reading about the case of Diego Gomez, a Colombian graduate student who is standing trial, and possibly facing years in prison, for sharing an academic paper on Scribd, with his graduate school peers, some years ago. 465 more words

Libraries

What are we even to do?

I Spent an hour and a half of my life yesterday morning in a UCAS presentation and it actually finally hit me…

I haven’t really got a clue what Job I want to do or… what I even plan to do with my life; you know? 425 more words

Five for-profit companies control more than 50% of academic publishing

For anyone in the publishing industry looking to get rich quick—or, at the very least, turn a profit—the secret to success is in academic publishing. Or, to be more exact, the five for-profit academic publishers that now control more than half of the science research produced worldwide. 436 more words

''Prioritize Students While on Campus, So that they can come back to support the School- Researcher to Universities

A Research Fellow at the Institute for Educational Planning and Administration at the University of Cape Coast, Dr. Michael
Boakye-Yiadom, is warning the country’s tertiary institutions risk losing support from their past students if students’ services… 444 more words

Universities

UCC Student describes Newly released Fees as Unauthentic,Challenges SRC's Role in representing Students Affairs

A former student of the University of Cape coast has described the newly released fees as very unauthentic, siting reasons with an well analyzed breakdown. 747 more words

Universities

Universities warned to brace for funding cut

The Australian     |     1 July 2015

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Universities have been warned their funding will be cut by 20% almost immediately, an average of $32 million a university, if the government can get its higher education reform package through the Senate by the end of the year. 661 more words

Higher Education Policy