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Thursday 18 February 2010
Life and death decisions in the operating theatre are a long way from the car production line, but Spencer Hampton has found some of the same skills are important.
Thursday 11 February 2010
Thursday 28 January 2010
There are many reasons for beginning a university course in the new year, such as deciding to stay in education too late to apply through UCAS or seeking a fresh start after redundancy.
Thursday 14 January 2010
Jason Grant, 29, is midway through a one year MA in broadcast journalism at City University in London, having completed a degree in media and communications at Goldsmiths, University of London last summer.
Why are you on this course?
While I was taking my degree, all the journalists I spoke to, including visiting speakers at Goldsmiths, said that the best way to get into the media was via a postgraduate course. City University is one of the most respected places for these courses, so I applied and was successful.
Wednesday 30 December 2009
The revelation that failed Christmas Day bomber Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab held a "War on Terror Week" of lectures when he was president of University College London's Islamic society has increased pressure on universities to assess how much of a threat violent Islamists are on campus.
Friday 27 November 2009
Monday 23 November 2009
The hidden tragedy of the London Metropolitan University affair is the lack of care taken to keep a check on its students, many of whom were from disadvantaged areas having their first taste of university life.
Monday 23 November 2009
Sunday 15 November 2009
Monday 09 November 2009
Police were today investigating a racist attack in which a mob armed with metal poles, bricks and sticks ambushed a group of Asian students.
Sunday 04 October 2009
Another rival bites the dust. The Times has axed its gossip column, which will cease to appear as of tomorrow. Wapping insiders say editor James Harding has instilled a macho culture which has no time for the whimsical People column. Diary editor Adam Sherwin returns to the newsdesk, where he was formerly media correspondent.
Friday 04 September 2009
Universities are heading for a financial crisis over the payment to staff of final salary pensions, a conference was told yesterday.
Thursday 03 September 2009
Universities are heading for a financial crisis over the payment of final salary pensions to their staff, a conference heard today.
Wednesday 19 August 2009
Norman Glass influenced the lives of many children and families who will never know him. Glass was a Renaissance man. Educated at Trinity College, Dublin, he received distinctions in Hebrew and Gaelic in his entrance examinations and achieved a first-class degree. He was awarded a post-graduate diploma in European integration from the University of Amsterdam. He also claimed to be a qualified rugby referee.
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