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Notes from a Big Campus: #2 University of Liverpool
I remembered, rather groggily, that I’d committed to this series of blogs as my train ground to a halt somewhereRead more.
Notes From a Big Campus: #1 University of Birmingham and Newman University
I spend quite a lot of my working week visiting universities. This, in itself, is a huge privilege. It alsoRead more.
Straight From the Horse’s Mouth
The most reliable; the most accurate; the most persuasive and trustworthy. However you want to paraphrase it, it all meansRead more.
Reflections on an Internship
Our second intern, Finn Murphy (Business and Management student, Pearson College London), has just finished a month with us. HeRead more.
Cotton Mills by Night
I’ve been fascinated by Joseph Wright of Derby’s Arkwright’s Cotton Mills by Night since I first saw the painting featuredRead more.
Way over Bourdieu
Cultural theorists (and particularly the neo-Marxists) have, in recent years, been fascinated by the idea of communication as aRead more.
The Top 5 Best Student Holiday Destinations 2017
We’re now midway through your summer break, if you haven’t booked your holiday yet then start looking! Those 3000Read more.
The Most Popular University Degrees 2017
UCAS have recently revealed the most popular degrees to apply for at university. Surprisingly, Nursing had the biggest decrease,Read more.
The Ultimate Guide to Finding Student Summer Jobs
Whilst no one expects living on a student budget to be an easy ride, shockingly 80% of university students worryRead more.
The TEF: rankings are in with surprising results. How does your university rank?
The government’s new university ranking system, known as The Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), has shone a light on universitiesRead more.