If you want to let the Government know your views on the proposed changes to the ICT curriculum, including the change of name to Computing, you have until the 16 April 2013 to respond. The draft programme of study and … Continue reading →
It’s a buyer’s market for students going through clearing, so even students holding offers should consider rethinking their choicesLast year, more than a tenth of all university places were filled via clearing, and 2018 looks set to be even bigger. What once was a last chance saloon for students who didn’t get the grades is increasingly about offering studen […]
What do you want from your university years? Focus on five key considerations to unearth the clearing gems and avoid the turkeysYou probably spent months picking your ideal uni course at the start of sixth form – visiting open days, comparing league tables, talking to current students. Now you’ve been plunged into clearing and have to sift through thousands […]
With 26,000 places unfilled on A-level results day, research reveals drop in number of pupils with college ambitions Young people are becoming more sceptical about the benefits of going to university, despite a large majority saying they want to carry on to higher education, research suggests.The findings coincide with the publication on Thursday of A-level […]
Mike Leigh grew up near scene of Manchester atrocity but says he was never taught about itAll schoolchildren in the UK should be taught about the Peterloo massacre, according to Mike Leigh, who has directed a film about the little-known Manchester atrocity sometimes referred to as Britain’s Tiananmen Square.Leigh grew up in Salford, a short walk from St Pete […]
Wherever you stay, finding good digs can make a huge difference to the student experienceUnlikely friendships forged over supermarket own-brand vodka and burned pizza – they’re part of the university rite of passage for most students. Continue reading...
Britain's hottest summer in decades has revealed cropmarks across the country showing the sites of Iron Age settlements, Roman farms and even Neolithic monuments dating back thousands of years, archaeologists said on Wednesday.
American alligator Muja arrived at Belgrade Zoo on the eve of the Second World War and is believed to be the oldest of his kind in captivity, and still in good health with a hearty appetite for his age, his handlers said on Tuesday.