'I'm partially relieved that no one else will have to deal with the stress of being given grades like this... if an event like this happens again in the future I can only hope that things would improve.' … [Read more...] about A first from Oxford is now easier than ever: Top-class degrees dished out by Britain’s best universities almost TRIPLES over past two decades – sparking claims institutions are dumbing down to boost results
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Li Shushen, president of the university, wrote in the admission letter that he hopes new students could experience the sounds of distant pulsars through their physical senses, and regard these sounds as a call of science to maintain curiosity forever and remain in awe of nature. … [Read more...] about Across China: University offers admission letter with “sounds from universe”
It will provide credit to build and improve facilities in the university, offer credit at low interest rates to students and financial services such as credit packages, credit cards and payroll accounts to staff. … [Read more...] about Shinhan Bank, Van Lang University become partners
Pakistan Cricket Board is reportedly miffed once again with veteran all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez after he breached the biosecurity protocols imposed by England and Wales Cricket Board and the ICC amid the ongoing away series. According to news agency PTI, Hafeez, who is not a part of the Test squad, and has travelled to the UK for the limited-overs leg, tweeted a picture of himself with an elderly woman from the golf course adjacent to the team hotel in Southampton. … [Read more...] about England vs Pakistan: PCB upset after Mohammad Hafeez breaks bio-secure bubble in UK - Report
Along with all the expectations among freshers, you sense plenty of that implied pride and ambition. Liverpool’s main university campuses are just off Hope Street and, despite everything, that feels about right. Despite a challenging summer, Beer still confesses to excitement at going around her halls of residence, “trying to settle people in”. The next round of that welcome began at her university yesterday with an open day for 13,000 prospective students and their families. “For all the noise, people are still putting their faith in higher education,” she says. “And people still have positive and high motives for the commitment. We need to be kinder and more supportive as a nation of that, rather than constantly expressing the politics of envy and begrudging.” … [Read more...] about What next for England’s troubled universities?