For us, the generation which in 2012 took that crucial, final step ahead towards higher education, the changes and challenges of the system came in waves. The first one, and perhaps the one with the biggest impact, was the rise in tuition fees.
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Thursday 22 August 2013
Outlook Here's a question for Dawn Airey, the former Channel 5 boss who's just accepted the job of European boss at Yahoo. My internet-savvy 10-year-old has never heard of your new employer: what are you going to do about it?
Friday 16 August 2013
Exercise tests if there are cultural differences in responding to instructions from emergency services
Thursday 08 August 2013
Where does this shocking language of "predatory" behaviour come from? Are such ideas just the "inappropriate" words of one individual (to cite the Crown Prosecution Service)? History indicates otherwise. So-called "rape myths" and "victim-blaming" of this kind have long roots. We need to look at the past to understand the nature of concerns about "predatory", "sexually experienced" and physically mature girls. By understanding the history of such ideas, we may be able to put an end to their use.
Wednesday 07 August 2013
Using for-profit business thinking to stand out in a crowded not-for-profit sector, Queensland Kids CEO Paul Quilliam leads the inspirational vision for Queensland’s only children’s respite and hospice facility.
Friday 19 July 2013
Reform is coming to the Civil Service, but some worry it will harm more than help
Saturday 06 July 2013
At a scrubbed wooden table, a dapper, Rumpole-ish gentleman is taking lunch, in immaculate suit and wide red braces. Behind him, also eating alone, is a troll in human form – a small, wild-haired oldster wearing a plunging singlet and very short shorts, his abundantly furry chest and shoulders on proud display. Both of these unlikely fellow diners look perfectly at home.
Friday 17 May 2013
Report condemns a charity running 35 schools for ‘procedural irregularities’ and ‘weak’ controls
Nine weeks is a long time in politics: Vicky Pryce and Chris Huhne released from prison but what does the future hold for them?
Monday 13 May 2013
Huhne is said to be looking for a ‘fourth career’, while Pryce is writing a book about the economics of prison
Monday 22 April 2013
Even if they succeed in beating down the level of costs demanded by the prosecution, Chris Huhne and Vicky Pryce will emerge from prison many thousands of pounds worse off than they were when they went in, and will need to earn money.
Sunday 14 April 2013
There is no evidence to support the claim that the Coalition has created more jobs in three years than Labour managed in ten. Quite the reverse, in fact
Panorama was worth risking lives for, says BBC chief: Programme by John Sweeney based on secret footage taken on university field trip to North Korea
Sunday 14 April 2013
A senior BBC executive tonight claimed the corporation was justified in putting the lives of students at risk by sending an undercover reporting team with them on a trip to North Korea.
Sunday 07 April 2013
With over 500 million YouTube views, TED Talks have attracted guest speakers such as Bill Gates, Richard Dawkins and Julian Assange and in the process, made conferences cool again.
Sussex University unions consider industrial action over outsourcing, though strike ballot has not been agreed
Friday 05 April 2013
The first steps towards industrial action at the University of Sussex are being discussed by the branches of three unions represented at the south coast campus.
Tuesday 02 April 2013
Life on Marsden
Saturday 30 March 2013
One delegate calls Sir Michael Wilshaw 'Big Brother'
Apple's Tim Cook: Business isn’t just about making profit
Thousands of young people forced to go without food after benefits wrongly stopped under 'draconian' new sanctions regime
Ukraine crisis: New navy chief 'defects' and surrenders Crimean HQ as Putin claims ultranationalists forced intervention
Britain's top vet sparks controversy with call for ban on slashing animals' throats in 'ritual' slaughters for halal and kosher meat products
Ukraine crisis: Russia dismisses '3am ultimatum' as 'total nonsense'
If you're horrified by a flame-roasted dog, you should be shocked at a hog roast
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- 2 South African rhino finally put down after roaming Kruger park for days with horn hacked off and bullet in brain
- 3 Channel 4 announces two-hour TV show to be broadcast 'Live from Space' later this month
- 4 Man stabbed with Legend of Zelda Master Sword in serious condition
- 5 Study suggests that 'gaydars' are real - at least for women