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Guy Stenhouse: From ferries to universities to public sector strikes, the SNP is sowing the seeds of decline

SOMETIMES it’s the little things that count. The SNP peddles a well-refined cocktail of illusions to seduce the electorate. Bad things are the fault of Westminster or the Tories. If Scotland were alone, everything would be beautiful. A more vibrant, fairer, greener, more prosperous economy, more money to spend on public services and – this […]

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12-University Midwest Team to Boost Semiconductor Supply Chain

The combined stressors of Covid-19 and the invasion of Ukraine have caused all major nations to scramble to strengthen their mission-critical supply chains – including and in particular the supply chain in semiconductors. In the United States – which, like much of the world, depends on Asia for its semiconductors – these efforts have taken […]

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Ukrainian medical students begin training at top UK university after fleeing war-torn country | UK News

A group of Ukrainian medical students have been taken in by one of the UK’s top universities to continue their education after fleeing their war-torn country. The 20 students from the bombed Ukrainian city of Kharkiv will receive seven weeks of training at Cambridge University under the scheme. Due to war and the COVID pandemic, […]

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Nigerian Universities Better Than Foreign Peers – Garba Shehu – The Whistler Newspaper

– Says presidency working to stabilize education, keeping students in schools President Muhammadu Buhari’s Senior Special Assistant for Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, said the presidency is working to stabilize the education system so that parents retain their children to learn in educational institutions. higher education in the country. Shehu said this on the […]

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Here’s how universities are failing to prepare future leaders

By Lindsey AdenEditorial contributor | Friday 05 August 2022 University professor addresses his students during a lecture. | Getty Images Polite citizen-to-citizen discourse on political issues has become increasingly difficult to find in recent years. This is especially true in colleges and universities across the country, where students are expected to debate and argue with […]

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Why do the members of the BCL leave so much room in our universities?

After making headlines just a few days ago by calling for a strike at Chittagong University (CU) to fulfill their personal curriculum – a reprehensible act that has disrupted the academic functioning of the university, including the holding semester final exams for more than two days – members of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) are once […]

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UGC orders all colleges and universities to reimburse hostel fees charged during Covid-19

The UGC said it would take action against higher education institutions that do not follow the instructions (Representative image) Students have complained to UGC about hostel and mess fees charged by universities during the pandemic which have not been reimbursed despite not using the facilities The University Grants Commission (UGC) has ordered all universities and […]

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Big Businesses and Universities Call on Supreme Court to Maintain Affirmative Action in Harvard Case | New

Hundreds of major US companies and universities, including Apple, Google and seven Ivy League schools, have asked the Supreme Court to uphold affirmative action in amicus briefs filed this week as justices prepare to hear lawsuits challenging race-conscious admissions at Harvard and the University of North Carolina. . Sixty briefs were filed with the court […]

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Top Universities Expose Students, Faculty, and Staff to Email Crime

Almost all of the top 10 universities in the US, UK and Australia put their students, faculty and staff at risk of email compromise by failing to prevent attackers from spoofing the domains of school messaging. According to a report released Tuesday by enterprise security firm Proofpoint, US universities are most at risk with the […]

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Colleges and universities in Northeast Ohio are upgrading athletic facilities

Which colleges and universities in northeast Ohio upgraded their athletic facilities in the 2021-22 school year? Which ones have projects planned for 2022-23? To answer these questions, Crain’s Cleveland recently reached out to area schools. Here is what we found: AKRON Planned for 2022-23: The Zips installed new turf at Infocision Stadium-Summa Field and are […]

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Big corporations fight to keep race-based admissions to universities

Nearly 70 companies, including Google, Meta Platforms Inc. and Alphabet Inc.’s Apple Inc., reportedly filed an amicus brief with the Supreme Court on Monday supporting affirmative action in two cases challenging its legality. The plaintiffs in the two cases, Students for Fair Admissions v. President & Fellows of Harvard and Students for Fair Admissions c. […]

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How universities are failing to prepare our future leaders

Polite citizen-to-citizen discourse on political issues has become increasingly difficult to find in recent years. This is especially true in colleges and universities across the country, where students are expected to debate and argue with their classmates to develop their opinions. This begs the question: if college-aged students are afraid to engage in civil discourse […]

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Oxford and Cambridge universities could return 213 looted artifacts to Benin

The universities of Oxford and Cambridge have been able to return more than 200 objects looted by British colonial forces in 1897, after Nigeria requested the repatriation of the cultural objects this year. The 213 objects, including many bronzes and a few ivory and wood carvings, were removed from Benin City by British troops in […]

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UAE Universities – Forging New Frontiers

Distance learning is here to stay, but the in-person experience remains key, say educators in the UAE as the sector enters a new academic year. As the effects of the coronavirus outbreak continue to reverberate for the third year in a row, organizations of all kinds must consider whether short-term fixes should now become a […]

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Australian universities have lost public trust

The University of Sydney recently posted an operating surplus of $1 billion, reflecting what in any other type of organization would be hailed as nearly half a billion in underlying profit. The results of other Australian universities were less spectacular but still posted substantial surpluses. The managerial class that presides over this success – let’s […]

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Two universities team up to stay alive, but don’t merge

Colleges don’t like to think of themselves as businesses, but growing numbers these days are facing the harsh reality of declining enrollment and a struggle to make their financial numbers add up. This has forced several institutions to merge in recent months. But two private universities are trying an unusual partnership approach that stops short […]

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Ivy League universities push for special tax cut

Exclusively halls of Congress, a small army of lobbyists representing the nation’s Ivy League and the wealthiest private universities are calling on lawmakers to cut taxes on multibillion-dollar endowments. Earlier this year, Harvard University President Lawrence Bacow personally met with lawmakers, including Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, DN.Y., and members of the Massachusetts delegation, to […]

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Wolf directs additional funds to Penn State and other universities in Pennsylvania

Pitt, Penn State, Lincoln University, and Temple University receive taxpayer money each year to subsidize in-state tuition. Gene J. Puskar PA HARRISBOURG PA projector is an independent, nonpartisan newsroom powered by The Philadelphia Inquirer in partnership with PennLive/The Patriot-News, TribLIVE/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review and WITF Public Media. Sign up for our free newsletters. Governor Tom Wolf plans […]

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Stories from the bottom face of scientific research in Australia

After his one-year deal expired, Lacy-Nichols had a four-month gap waiting for his next one to be signed. Meanwhile, to avoid having to take a break from her job at the University of Melbourne, she converted her role from four days a week to one day, then took that day as annual leave. “I can’t […]

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Saudi universities offer multiple flexible options for master’s degree programs

RIYADH: This is the most promising time for Saudi women to be the face of boxing. The sport is becoming more widely known in the Kingdom, and more and more women are taking a leap of faith by pursuing their fighting passions. Saudi amateur boxer, Salma Fahad, is only 19 years old and she is […]

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The European University Games take place in Lodz

Opening ceremony of the European Universities Games Lodz 2022 Futsal competitions, one of 20 sports at EUG2022 Several educational activities, including workshops, lectures and seminars, are also organized during EUG2022 The European University Games, EUSA’s flagship event, takes place in Lodz, Poland’s 3rd largest city, from July 17-30, featuring 20 sports and other activities. LODZ, […]

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OHIO Named Among Nation’s Top Universities for Developing Publishers

Ben Siegel The Schoonover Center Kaitlin Coward has many reasons why she became a great editor, and many of them come from Ohio University. Professors who taught her at her work experience at The Post, Coward, BSJ ’18, said she was well prepared for her role as a real-time editor at McClatchy, editing breaking news, […]

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Two Illinois schools are among the nation’s most expensive colleges and universities

Whether due to declining enrollment or the shift to hybrid virtual and in-person classes, tuition across the country is only increasing slightly for the 2022-23 school year. But that’s small consolation after cash-strapped parents and students who feel they need the education to get a good job, have seen tuition fees rise dramatically in the […]

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US colleges and universities with the largest endowments

Cloth US colleges and universities with the largest endowments Austin campus of the University of Texas (UT) at sunset Cloth #ten. University of Michigan The “Law Quadrangle” at the University of Michigan Katherine Welles // Shutterstock #9. The Texas A&M University System Admission to Texas A&M University at College Station Cloth #8. Notre Dame University […]

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JAMB Approves Cutoff Scores for Universities and Polytechnics

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board on Thursday approved cutoff scores for universities and polytechnics nationwide. The decision was made after a lively session that included officials from JAMB, the Ministry of Education, the National Universities Commission and the National Technical Education Board, among others. For polytechnics, 120 thresholds have been approved while 140 have […]

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3,669 vacancies reserved teaching posts in central universities: government in Rajya Sabha

There are up to 3,669 reserved category teaching posts, including the post of 880 professors, vacant in central universities, the Ministry of Education told Rajya Sabha in a written response on Wednesday. According to the response, to a question posed by CPI(M) MP AA Rahim, 988 teaching posts in the SC category, 576 ST, 1,761 […]

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Saudi Arabia KAUST Named Among World’s Best Universities for Nanoscience

THUWAL – King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) is named one of the best universities in the world in the field of nanoscience and nanotechnology. The rankings were compiled by US News & World Report as part of its comprehensive analysis of US and global universities. Ranked 18th in the publication’s list of […]

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Universities hit back at after-death criticism in hallways

The statutory body representing the country’s universities ‘categorically’ rejects comments that none of New Zealand’s universities have implemented the Code of Pastoral Care following the death of a student at Canterbury. A University of Lincoln student was found dead in the halls of residence on the first day of the new semester on Monday. The […]

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Universities often rely on police for emergency mental health transfers, despite known harms

A recent study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal examines physicians’ views of Ontario Region academic health center procedures for transferring students in psychiatric distress to hospital emergency departments. Findings indicate that physicians generally choose to involve the police – who often use physical restraints – during mental health transfers for pragmatic reasons or […]

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Record spending on research by universities and colleges

Irish research organisations, such as universities and colleges, spent a record €672 million on research projects last year. That’s according to new data from Knowledge Transfer Ireland (KTI), the state body that works to make it easier for businesses to access publicly funded research. The figures show a high level of collaboration between research organizations […]

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Cheating is rampant, students are depressed – universities must end ‘distance learning’

How clear are your memories of the exam rooms? Mine are surprisingly sharp. I can still see the grim faces of the overseers, as if any expression brighter than that of an undertaker underplays the gravity of the occasion. I can still hear the scream of a hundred chair feet against the floor as we […]

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Readers Write: Abortion, police shooting, universities, space

Review Editor’s Note: Star Tribune Opinion publishes letters readers online and in print every day. To contribute, click here. ••• Wherever you go, they say, there you are. But does your uterus still remain, in the eyes of the law, in the place you left? In the latest example of Republican politicians racing to outdo […]

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Universities ‘turn a blind eye to online exam cheating’ as studies show cheating rates have risen

Top universities ‘turn a blind eye to online exam cheating’ as studies show cheating rates have risen during pandemic In a survey last week, a sixth of students admitted to asking others for help Cheating techniques have been openly discussed on student forums Despite this, institutions are still planning to offer remote exams next year. […]

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NIRF Rankings 2022: IITs Sweep Rankings, IISc Top Universities, Delhi Colleges Shine

LED BY IIT-Madras, Indian Institutes of Technology continue to dominate the country’s higher education landscape, according to the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2022 released on Friday. Be it engineering training, management or research, the leading institutes featured prominently in all categories of the ranking released by Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan in the presence of […]

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GNDU ranks 44, breaks into elite club of 50 universities nationwide

AMRITSAR: Guru Nanak Dev University has achieved its 2022 National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) rankings and entered the elite club of top 50 universities nationally. It is the only state-funded public university in the Northern region (Jammu, Kashmir, Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, and Himachal Pradesh) to rank among the top 44 positions in India. Compared to […]

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More Chinese applicants than Europeans in British universities

New 07:00 New figures from UCAS show a threefold increase in the number of Chinese applicants from 2013 by Finn McRedmond Chinese students show their support for Xi Jinping in Manchester. Credit: Getty More Chinese students have applied to study at UK universities this year than the sum total of students from European Union countries […]

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Keysight Cyber ​​Training Simulator offers universities a realistic turnkey cyber range

SANTA ROSA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS), a leading technology company that provides advanced design and validation solutions to help accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world, launched Keysight Cyber Training Simulator (KCTS), a complete turnkey cyber suite that simulates real traffic using the company’s BreakingPoint solution. With cybercrime on the rise and […]

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Three other women are suing Louisiana universities, claiming they failed to stop the sexual predator | New

Three other women have sued the Louisiana Board of Regents and the LSU and University of Louisiana systems, claiming they were sexually assaulted by the same man between 2015 and 2021 and that university officials were not not intervened. Their lawsuit, filed Wednesday in federal court, is the second in recent months to focus on […]

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Minister NyaLonje challenges universities to promote research – Malawi Nyasa Times

Education Minister Agnes NyaLonje challenged heads of higher education institutions to promote research to address the challenges facing the country. NyaLonje made the remarks Thursday in Lilongwe during an interface meeting with heads of tertiary institutions. Minister of Education Nyalonje She said the research provides independent evidence to inform choices and decisions for the country. […]

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Iowa company creates virtual reality classrooms for 10 universities

Students at 10 universities across the country can visit historic sites and operate on corpses, all from the comfort of their homes, after an Iowa company specializing in virtual reality created digital campuses. During the pandemic, students at Morehouse College in Atlanta said they struggled with online learning. The university came to VictoryXR, a company […]

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Universities want to attract more Hispanics to higher education

DENTON, Texas — The University of North Texas is one of 7 colleges in Texas joining a group of 20 nationwide to bring more Hispanic people into research and higher education over the next 8 years. The group – which formed this summer as The Alliance of Hispanic Serving Research Universities – aims to multiply […]

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Professor Scott Galloway explains why recruiters should stop ‘fetishizing’ elite universities

Professor Scott Galloway. Credit: Nick Rogers “My generation decided it was great not to give young people the opportunities we had because it makes our assets, our homes, our degrees, our stocks all more valuable. It’s bad for society and it reflects badly on the generation in charge What is happening in higher education is […]

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Top 3 Best Universities in Kuwait

Do you wish to study in Kuwait? Although a limited number of foreign students can be admitted, it is quite possible to try your luck and obtain a study visa. This Arab country has an excellent university system, recognized on the international scene and training in several disciplines. So where to study? Here is our […]

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Universities follow perverse incentive models disconnected from the labor market

Wednesday 06 July 2022 06:15 By: Paul Ormerod Paul Ormerod is an economist at Volterra Partners LLP and an author. The number of students disappointed with college admissions will be higher this year (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images) THE days go by with the summer ritual of the announcement of the baccalaureate results. Yet panic […]

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Will other universities follow Columbia and fall back from US News’ college rankings?

While investigating the accuracy of the data it submits, Columbia University has decided not to … [+] participate in the next college rankings by US News. Will other colleges follow? Getty Last week’s revelation by Columbia University that it would not be participating in US News and World ReportThe upcoming ranking of colleges due to […]

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Human traffickers ‘use UK universities as cover’ | Human trafficking

Universities have been told to be on high alert for human trafficking after alleged victims brought to Britain on student visas disappeared from their classes and were found working in exploitative conditions hundreds of kilometers away. In a recent case, Indian students from the universities of Greenwich, Chester and Teesside stopped attending classes shortly after […]

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Why IDP Saved Universities in 2021 and…Why It Won’t Happen Again

“A collective deficit of $190 million in 2020 has been transformed into a surplus of $2.1 billion in 2021,” he wrote. The University of Sydney alone accounted for half of the combined $2.1 billion surplus of the state’s 10 universities. Universities have faced substantial criticism in recent months after many posted record surpluses amid 27,000 […]

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How Chinese students have been held back by New South Wales universities amid COVID-19 and Sino-Australian tensions

With limited flights and ongoing border restrictions in China, around 50% of Chinese international students in Australia are still studying abroad. Yuxin Zhang, a Chinese international student at UNSW, is among the few people who have arrived in Australia since borders opened late last year. The increase in the number of Chinese international students in […]

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Universities to defy government pressure to drop racial equality group | Higher Education

Universities across England have launched a response to government attacks on their autonomy, telling ministers they have ‘crossed a line’ by urging them to drop a program designed to improve equality on campus. In what could be a turning point in the so-called ‘culture wars’ over free speech, Universities UK (UUK) have clashed with Education […]

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There is now a university ranking table by mental health support

For the first time ever, universities are ranked on more than just academic performance. In an effort to tackle the mental health crisis at the higher education level, men’s mental health charity HUMEN has created the first-ever mental health college league board. The table has the potential to save lives by forcing universities to take […]

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LSU only handles alcohol and drug offenses with arrests, unlike other Louisiana universities

From 2018 to 2020, when LSU students were caught illegally drinking alcohol or using drugs, the university involved the police 100% of the time. This makes LSU an outlier among colleges and universities in Louisiana, where the discipline is also run internally. Federal law requires universities to report any incident involving the illegal use of […]

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2 DFW Universities Rank in Top 10 Schools in Texas for Best Value

On the one hand, obtaining a diploma University of Texas at Dallas Where University of North Texas is one of the smartest moves in the Lone Star State. In its eighth annual ranking of colleges and universities that give students the best return on their educational investment, personal finance website SmartAsset places UT Dallas (at […]

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Are universities overvaluing their students?

Academics nursing their wounds after going through another grueling round of assessment might balk at the idea that this should be a time of joy. Students may complain about the work they’re supposed to do, but the burden of setting assignments, grading them, and then dealing with an increasing number of calls also strains teachers. […]

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Amendment added to PA budget bill would force Pitt and other universities to stop fetal tissue research

An amendment just added to the state budget bill would have the University of Pittsburgh promise to stop fetal tissue research. Some politicians and doctors differ on the subject. In the wake of the overturning of Roe v. Wade, State Rep. Jerry Knowles is calling on several universities to stop doing fetal cell research. Pitt […]

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Six Welsh universities will ‘twin’ with their Ukrainian counterparts in a show of solidarity

//= do_shortcode(‘[in-content-square]’) ?> Khmelnitsky National University, photo by Volodymyr Dk (CC BY-SA 3.0) and Bangor University, photo by Denis Egan. Six Welsh universities today confirmed their participation in a UK-wide twinning scheme with Ukrainian universities, whose day-to-day operations have been disrupted by the conflict in Ukraine. The program is designed to facilitate the sharing of […]

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Rugby League: Universities of England, Latchford Albion, Woolston Rovers

LATCHFORD Albion pair Charlie McCurrie and Matty Rudd got their hands on the silverware with the England 2022 Tri Nations Universities squad. The tournament was held in Ireland, with both players making valuable contributions in wins over Scotland and Ireland to see England unbeaten. Rudd scored a try and added six goals in a 48-12 […]

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Analysis shows long-term enrollment challenges loom for Idaho colleges and universities

WOODED (Kevin Richert, IdahoEdNew.org) – Colleges are battling the current enrollment crisis: Recruiting students in the age of COVID-19. But more registration issues are looming in Idaho. The problems are related to demography: growth and birth rate. And they could hit Idaho’s four-year schools in different ways. A recent report from the State Board of […]

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KCPE provides funding to public universities, colleges including NKU for online course offerings

A new grant from the Kentucky Council on Post-Secondary Education helps public colleges and universities ensure their online course offerings are of high quality and prepare students for success. The CPE provided $10,000 in funding for institutions to achieve Quality Matters (QM) certification for online courses. “The pandemic has accelerated the growing popularity of online […]

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Universities Officially Begin to Respond to Supreme Court Overturning of Roe V. Wade

Several university leaders have already formally responded to today’s decision by the United States Supreme Court … [+] Court quashing Roe V. Wade. (Photo by Erin Schaff-Pool/Getty Images) Getty Images Just hours after Friday’s Supreme Court decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, which overturned Roe V. Wade, ending the longstanding constitutional right to […]

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Graduates from these California colleges, universities are the most in debt: report

Californians have the most federal student loan debt of any state in the country, and where Californians decide to go to college or university can only make matters worse. Using the latest data from Peterson’s, an educational services company, the Institute for College Access & Success analyzed the student debt of those who graduated from […]

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Five Vietnamese universities named in THE Asia 2022 ranking | Company

Company Ninety-six years ago, on June 21, 1925, the first issue of the Thanh nien (Youth) newspaper representing the voice of the Vietnamese Revolutionary Youth League founded by President Ho Chi Minh was published, marking the birth of the Vietnamese revolutionary press while the country remained under the yoke of French colonization. Company The Ministry […]

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Autonomous universities offer distinctive advantages to Saudi Arabia

News Highlights Saudi universities are at a crossroads. The newly created autonomous market is that of Saudi universities. Saudi Ministry of Education eyes change in higher education system The report aims to… lead them to become relevant places in the international higher education landscape. Challenges: Considerable efforts, flexibility and resilience on the part of leaders […]

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New South Wales universities welcome historic investment in scientific research, innovation and technology development

Sydney, Tuesday 21 June 2022 The NSW Vice-Chancellors Committee (NSW VCC) has welcomed the NSW Government’s historic investment of $832.7 million in scientific research, innovation and technology development, announced today as part of the NSW budget 2022-2023. Announcement includes $703.4 million investment to establish Future Economy Fund to accelerate R&D and commercialization opportunities across the […]

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Canada’s universities in Egypt hold an annual open house at the NAC

Universities of Canada in Egypt is opening its doors to students, parents and all learners wishing to visit its state-of-the-art campus in the new administrative capital during open days scheduled for June 18 and 22, 2022, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The event offers a chance to visit UPEI and Ryerson Cairo branches to […]

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ACD: NCWS demands reopening of universities, enhanced security

The National Council of Women’s Societies (NCWS) has called on the Federal Government and the University Academic Staff Union (ASSU) to reopen universities so that children can return to school and fully engage, denouncing the continuing crises in educational institutions. as a major threat to national security. The Council’s National Chairperson, Hajiya Lami Adama Lau, […]

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5 Reasons Why Students Fail To Graduate From Kenyan Universities

Amid the ongoing fake degree controversy stalking the political class, many university students in Kenya fail to graduate due to numerous challenges. While some of these challenges are blamed on students, others are blamed on school administrations and teachers. Here are 5 main reasons why students fail to graduate from higher education institutions; Left to […]

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North Korea orders universities nationwide to prevent students from traveling during summer vacation

Students walking to class at Kim Il Sung University (Kim Il Sung University website) As part of efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19, North Korean authorities recently ordered universities across the country to prevent students living in dormitories from traveling during summer vacation. According to a source in South Pyongan Province on Monday, the […]

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UGC orders colleges and universities to create gender bias complaints committee

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has asked universities and colleges to provide training for the Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) and a special cell to address gender-based violence and conduct gender awareness programs. Universities were asked to complete the online gender audit compliance on the SAKSHAM portal and update affiliated colleges in much the same way. […]

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Galgotias among eight most preferred universities in India – Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism

An exterior view of Galgotias University. Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, June 15: Galgotias University (Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh) has the distinction of being listed among the eight most preferred universities in the country according to applications received for the CEUT (Common University Entrance Test), conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA).Galgotias University received a record 3,99,373 […]

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Tamil Nadu universities to follow 69% reservation quota on admission: state education minister

Tamil Nadu Higher Education Minister K Ponmudy has asked all universities in the state to follow the 69% reservation policy when admitting in the next academic year. The minister’s statement comes at a time when some universities in Tamil Nadu, including Madurai Kamaraj University (MKU), have announced the establishment of a 10% quota for applicants […]

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Both online and in-person exams have issues, other methods universities can use

The pandemic has pushed universities to launch or accelerate plans to deliver exams online. These forced transitions have often been painful, involving stress and burnout. The exams were a big pain point. There are many accounts of the widespread cheating pandemic in online exams. These range from fun to depressing. Either way, cheating creates problems […]

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University Commission discusses upcoming Universities Studying Slavery Conference

At its Monday meeting, the University Commission on History, Race, and the Way Forward discussed the next consortium of universities studying slavery that UNC will host in the spring of 2023. The USS, led by the University of Virginia, is a multi-institutional collaboration to address the institutional histories surrounding racism and slavery. What’s new? Kirt […]

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Ministers pledge to crack down on ‘foreign actors’ at UK universities amid Chinese propaganda anger

Ministers target China in cracking down on foreign funding at universities as MPs demand action over fears Beijing will use campuses to censor critics of communist rule Higher Education (Freedom of Speech) Bill pending in the House of Commons Requires universities to report financial arrangements with foreign organizations China’s conservative hawks threatened to introduce their […]

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Break into top US universities with economics as a discipline

Stories of Three Successful Bangladeshi Graduates Rassiq Aziz Kabir | Published: Jun 13, 2022 5:25:47 p.m. | Updated: Jun 13, 2022 7:38:16 p.m. Economics, being at the crossroads of humanities, science and business, has enormous potential for research and higher education. The growing number of students choosing economics for their graduate studies speaks volumes about […]

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UCL and Oxford are Europe’s ‘worst universities for spin-outs’

Universities should be a natural home for Europe’s top innovative companies, but recent data suggests they’re not doing a great job of turning researchers into business leaders. A survey by UK VC Air Street Capital of 143 spin-off companies – companies converted from university research with the help of an educational institution – found that […]

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Schools, universities in the metaverse? Why Virtual Reality is Catching Edtech’s Attention

New Delhi: The setting is a juice store. Weaving between the tables is an attendant, who takes orders and serves customers – also calculating their bills. But the store is not real. And even the attendant and customers are just virtual avatars. So what exactly is going on here? According to proponents of metaverse classrooms, […]

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MIT, Cambridge and Stanford are the best universities in the world, according to QS rankings

IBL News | New York Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is the best university in the world, followed by Cambridge University, Stanford University, Oxford and Harvard. This ranking is in line with the QS World University Ranking 2023, which includes 1418 institutions worldwide, and was released this week. London-based analyst […]

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Donelan ensures that universities offer good value for money and better chances in life. What could be more conservative?

We do not like to assume too much about the cultural habits of CuratorHomeits diverse and knowledgeable readership. But I don’t think I’m going too far if I suggest that the majority of those reading this haven’t been keeping too close an eye on the latest set of the island of love. For those who […]

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West Bengal in favor of foreign universities moving to the state: Bratya Basu

West Bengal Minister Bratya Basu said the government is in favor of foreign tertiary institutions with good academic standing establishing their bases in the state, but “the ball is in the court of the Center”. Basu, the state education minister, was addressing reporters during a program – West Bengal Roundtable on Higher Education – on […]