Why would anyone study Astronomy? I think the great, late Carl Sagan said it perfectly, "We are a way for the cosmos to know itself." It is in this that I cannot remember a time that I looked up at the night sky and was not taken aback by the sheer wonder of the cosmos.
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Event was largely peaceful as thousands of students gathered in London
06 December 2013 11:36 AM
If you're sat at home fretting about weird old dons setting fiendish logic puzzles - don't!
02 October 2013 10:00 AM
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28 August 2013 10:28 AM
Another alternative to A-levels, the Cambridge Pre-U, is emerging as a further distinction of difference
15 August 2013 04:50 PM
Covering anything from death masks and images of hell to the history of tattooing or boxing photography, History of Art is so much more than the study of dead Italian portrait artists, explains Dr Matt Lodder
13 August 2013 04:40 PM
With Kristen Stewart's announcement of her enrolment at the University of California, we take a look through other celebs who've gone back to school
29 May 2013 12:10 PM
The University of Sheffield is pioneering a scheme that could save students many hours and more pounds of travel to prospective universities
19 February 2013 09:35 AM
After spending the last few months obsessively checking inboxes, for most students the UCAS anxiety is almost over. You’ve got your offers, so what next?
Charing Cross Hospital has hardly been 'saved' - and the decision to cut its services will have a terrible effect on public health and medical training
18 February 2013 09:45 AM
It's hard to see this slash-and-burn as putting "clinical quality" first
15 January 2013 12:39 PM
It seems as if languages are not a popular choice of course at university nowadays. Once upon a time, learning a language and studying its literature was considered a solid choice of degree, but now there's a perception that they might be a bit of a waste of time.
11 January 2013 10:33 AM
It’s bad news if you’re disadvantaged and you want to go to university. Admissions have dropped for the second year in a row leading for some to say that those from less well-off backgrounds have been put off by higher tuition fees.
02 January 2013 03:18 PM
They might be members of the EU, but UK law discriminates unfairly against students from Romania and Bulgaria. Madalina Ciobanu, a Romanian student studying at UWE, doesn't like the system.
20 December 2012 10:47 AM
One final year student looks back on what she wishes she had known before she applied for university.
26 November 2012 12:19 PM
Practical training in documentary and film making is providing students with a trusted route into the industry
23 November 2012 04:17 PM
Business is far from a doss subject and can be academically rigorous and challenging, says Rupesh Patel, who studied a Bsc in Business Administration at Bath University
Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
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'I wish the BBC would stop calling it Islamic State' – David Cameron unleashes frustration at broadcaster
Forget little green men – aliens will look like humans, says Cambridge University evolution expert
Girl, 7, stares down hate preacher at Ohio festival with pro-LGBT rainbow flag gesture
More Britons believe that multiculturalism makes the country worse - not better, says poll
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