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.
15 November 2012 04:43 PM
King’s College London today unveiled Europe’s biggest ever law scholarship programme, offering up to 80 awards worth over £2m. The scheme will include up to five £90,000 scholarships over three years for Law PHD students, a record individual amount ever offered for legal research.
24 October 2012 03:23 PM
Journalism's a hard slog, but worthwhile if you're passionate enough, says Sophie Warnes. She graduated with a BA in multimedia journalism from Bournemouth University in 2011
17 October 2012 12:52 PM
Rebecca Smith is about to embark on her final year of Japanese at the University of Leeds - and it's much more than just a language course
16 October 2012 09:33 AM
Previously only populated by the hobbyists, computer scientists and self-taught, the game design industry hasn’t historically offered many routes into its midst. Often, perhaps unfairly, viewed as the dream career for any teenage (or not-so-teenage) boy, the game industry is actually now forging its path to become the country’s most valuable purchased entertainment market. Combined annual software and hardware sales have topped the £4bn mark – more than DVD and music sales combined and a shocking four times more than cinema box office takings.
10 October 2012 12:58 PM
Kingston University Master of Chemistry graduate Edmund Burke shares his experiences of studying for his degree and explains why his passion for the subject has led on to a PhD
03 October 2012 11:02 AM
Nick Rowland studied a BA in Film Production at The Arts University College at Bournemouth (AUCB)
01 October 2012 12:22 PM
History of Art is considered something of a niche degree choice in Britain. While no-one would deny that art is a fascinating subject with a longer and more diverse history than, say, English literature, History of Art exists on the margins at most universities, the preserve of a few dedicated students.
27 September 2012 11:09 AM
Saoirse Crean studied Fine Art at Lancaster University, and now works in art marketing
24 September 2012 12:04 PM
History doesn't have the greatest reputation for employability, but that shouldn't put you off, according to Edinburgh undergraduate Jon Vrushi
18 September 2012 12:45 PM
Becky Cliffe made the decision to study Zoology after going to a University of Manchester open day. She is now working on her PhD working with sloths
14 September 2012 04:04 PM
Fred Clough has a first in medical sciences from Oxford and clinical medicine from UCL
12 September 2012 10:24 AM
Fashion - glamorous and easy? No way! Pandora Howard-Griffin studied BA (Hons) Fashion Design and Development at the London College of Fashion
10 September 2012 09:21 AM
Kirsty Wright graduated from a Physiotherapy course at the University of Liverpool in 2012
05 September 2012 11:41 AM
Events Management is about much more than organising parties, says Ruth Stone, who studied at Manchester Metropolitan University
03 September 2012 11:10 AM
Liam Houghton studied BA Architecture at the University of Westminster and was awarded First Class Honours. He writes that his experience was challenging but extremely useful
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