EDUCATION

While nowadays a lot more girls follow academic professions than before, they don’t really find the welcome they’d hoped-for and expected.

Writing an essay isn’t just collecting the various information and perhaps not simply gathering the valuable info in the assorted sources to use it in work. This is really much crucial as only this way may our writer manage to produce an excellent piece of writing which fills each of the prerequisites of the teachers […]

Scientists attack their ‘muzzling’ by government

Scientists attack their ‘muzzling’ by government

Senior scientists have denounced a potential move to “muzzle” colleagues whose findings are disliked by the government. The proposal – announced by the Cabinet Office earlier this month – would block researchers who receive government grants from using their results to lobby for changes to laws or regulations. For example, an academic whose government-funded research […]

UK student loans: ‘we will trace and prosecute borrowers who don’t pay’

UK student loans: ‘we will trace and prosecute borrowers who don’t pay’

The government will consider prosecuting students who avoid repaying their student loans, the universities minister has said. While Jo Johnson acknowledged the vast majority of borrowers meet their loan repayments, he said that “in the interests of fairness to both the taxpayer and to borrowers that meet their obligations” the government would be tougher on […]

Part-time students still put off university by tuition fees, figures show

Part-time students still put off university by tuition fees, figures show

The slump in the number of people attending university part-time is a cause for serious concern, according to senior figures in UK higher education, as it cuts off second chances for talented people to earn a degree. Official figures published on Thursday showed the number of students taking undergraduate degrees on a part-time basis fell […]

Universities catch almost 50,000 student cheats

Universities catch almost 50,000 student cheats

Nearly 50,000 university students have been caught cheating in the last three years, according to figures which also suggest non-EU scholars are the most likely to commit the offence. Students from outside the EU were four times more likely to cheat in exams and coursework essays, freedom of information data obtained by the Times found. […]

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