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University strike 2018 UK dates: Which universities are striking? And what days are lecturers walking out on?

Added: 22.02.2018 9:30 | 6 views | 0 comments

Thousands of university lecturers are expected to walkout across the UK today.

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University strike 2018: Lecturers begin walkout over pensions dispute with more strikes planned for weeks ahead

Added: 22.02.2018 7:08 | 0 views | 0 comments

University strike 2018 UK dates: Which universities are striking?

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Trigger warnings are taking over universities, but do they work?

Added: 21.02.2018 18:00 | 4 views | 0 comments

Talk of trigger warnings and microaggressions are sweeping through university campuses, but some researchers question whether they have any psychological basis

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Celebrating Black History Month with NBA referees: Derrick Stafford

Added: 21.02.2018 17:52 | 8 views | 0 comments

Of the 65 referees in the NBA this season, nine attended Historically Black Colleges and Universities. In celebration of Black History Month, we explore the unique bond that these officials have with one another and the impact that attending an HBCU had on their personal and professional lives.


Week after Florida massacre, weapons remain daunting issue for US schools

Added: 21.02.2018 8:30 | 0 views | 0 comments

As the nation prepared to mark one week since a massacre at a Florida high school took 17 lives, schools and universities across the country continued grappling with potential threats.


London students demand tuition fee refund after staff strike

Added: 20.02.2018 12:36 | 11 views | 0 comments

Students at London universities are demanding a refund on their tuition fees because of 14 planned days of strike action by lecturers and staff.

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'Value for money', Britain's May launches review of high university fees

Added: 19.02.2018 16:47 | 13 views | 0 comments

British universities must offer students value for money, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday (Feb 19), launching a review that could reduce fees and restore grants in a bid to entice younger voters who helped punish her party at an election last year.


Coursera Unlimited Access 7-Day Trial for free

Added: 19.02.2018 2:17 | 4 views | 0 comments

Coursera offers an Unlimited Access 7-Day Trial for free. (Official certificates of completion may cost extra.) During this trial, you'll have access to over 2,000 courses from top American universities like Standford, Yale, Johns Hopkins, Vanderbilt, Columbia, and Rutgers, as well as other universities and organizations worldwide. You'll also receive personalized course recommendations based on your goals. Course topics include computer science, language learning, business, and personal development.
Note: Be sure to cancel you subscription before your free trial ends; otherwise, you'll be billed $49 every month.

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Universities should 'consider refunding students for strikes' says MP

Added: 18.02.2018 18:36 | 14 views | 0 comments

Students should get compensation if their education is disrupted by strike action, ministers have suggested.

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