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Wednesday 18 September 2013
More than 20 leading universities to offer 'massive open online courses'
Tuesday 10 September 2013
Here are the top 100 universities in the world for 2013/14 compiled by the QS World Universities
Thursday 29 August 2013
People faced with unexpected bill perform worse than they would have done without the financial worry
Monday 05 August 2013
Elite US college Yale allows six students guilty of “non-consensual sex” to continue studying
Wednesday 12 June 2013
Evidence shows students from poorer backgrounds recruited on lower grades do better than the average student in their final exams
Thursday 09 May 2013
Ben Sherman is celebrating five decades of innovation with a collection inspired by the Sixties Jazz scene. Lee Holmes looks back at the British brand’s rich history
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.
Thursday 21 March 2013
The Independent picture desk selects the best images from the festival
Wednesday 13 March 2013
US universities are embracing a once-in-a-generation opportunity to attract British students
Sunday 13 January 2013
Life: not plain sailing, even if you're rich
Monday 10 December 2012
Nine leukemia patients are cancer-free after being treated with genetically-altered versions of their own immune cells, giving strength to a promising new approach for treating the blood cancer.
Pardon your Holiness? Dalai Lama ends speech on World Peace by saying 'F**k it' (according to the stenographer that is...)
Friday 19 October 2012
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, who is considered by his followers to be the very manifestation of the bodhisattva of compassion, isn't known for swearing like an angry docker.
Friday 05 October 2012
Monday 25 June 2012
The Walt Disney Company's Disney Junior Channel is in search of a "visionary" UK educator to join its new council of academic advisors.
Monday 21 May 2012
Fresh from making $20bn in US flotation, Facebook founder marries his long-term girlfriend
As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
Scotland may have to leave the EU even if it votes to stay in, David Cameron confirms
Report finds that Britain's wages are the most unequal in Europe
The day that Britain resigned as a global power
Almost a third of school pupils believe 'Muslims are taking over our country', study claims
Gay marriage 'Bert and Ernie' cake bakery found guilty of discrimination in Northern Ireland
- 1 Isis 'jihadi bride' claims forced sex with Yazidi girls is never rape because Koran condones it
- 2 New Zealand 'the best country to work as a prostitute', says sex worker advocacy group
- 3 Purity balls: Girls in the US making virginity pledges as fathers vow to 'protect purity'
- 4 Mother 'will allow son's circumcision in return for release from prison'
- 5 Female Muay Thai champion hustles coaches to give them a beating