Patients numbered from 857-860 are three women and a man aged between 26-55 in Quang Nam Province. They are caregivers at the Danang Hospital or came into contact with Covid-19 patients. … [Read more...] about Vietnam records 16 new Covid-19 infection cases, total rises to 863
Total number of universities in usa
Analysis showed that for applicants living in England, there were 29,163 courses with availability across 327 universities and colleges. Seventeen of the 24 Russell Group universities had vacancies for English residents – a total of 4,509 courses between them – on the Ucas clearing site ahead of results day on Thursday. … [Read more...] about ‘Over expansion’ of universities is leaving students with ‘heavy debts for little economic benefit’ think tank warns as it calls for ‘radical reform’ of sector
In welcoming whatever custom they can get from China, universities are doing what the rules of the higher education market demand. They also have sound academic reasons for collaborating with a country that is increasingly at the forefront of research, particularly in the sciences. Unfortunately, China does not play by what are generally understood as market rules. Still less does it accept the practices of disinterested and dispassionate academic inquiry to which British universities still try to cling, if less tenaciously than they once did. … [Read more...] about Academic freedom is precious – so why have UK universities sold out to China?
A spokesperson for the university said that preparations for the fall semester began in April, and the school 'is deeply committed to the health and safety of students, faculty and staff, and continues to follow COVID-19 guidance from the Georgia Department of Public Health and the CDC.' … [Read more...] about ‘We learn more when we’re alive’: University of Georgia students and professors stage a ‘DIE-in’ with fake tombstones to protest the college’s re-opening plans – as the state’s COVID-19 cases hit 216,596
They added that unlike in Scotland, pupils in England could retake as many papers as they wished in October, and keep the highest result. They also pointed to examples of entire classes being awarded A*s as showing the need for standardisation. … [Read more...] about University chiefs are told to keep places open until pupils can complete appeals against their A-level exam grades