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Refund students if online teaching has fallen short, say MPs

Students call for clearer guidance  on compensations Student communities call for clearer guidance and extra funding to cover compensation. The UK government should provide more ...
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UK Ph.D. students’ academic career hopes out of step with the job market

Most doctoral candidates show ‘clear preference’ for academic career despite high exit levels from sector, finds Higher Education Policy Institute study. Two-thirds of UK-based PhD ...
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A belief in free will found to be the key to the exam and academic success for students, claims a new study

Students who hold stronger beliefs in free will perform better on academic tasks and achieve better course grades throughout a semester, says the study’s author. The practice of studying relentlessly ...
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Bullying and stereotyping blocking professorial path for black women, says report

There are only 25 black female professors in the UK, making up 0.1 percent of all professors. A pervasive culture of bullying and stereotyping at ...
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Coronavirus: How Unesco are plugging the global gap in education

At the height of the Covid-19 crisis 1.6 billion children from around the world were sent home and the school gates were closed. But this ...
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‘We shouldn’t go back to lectures’: why future students will learn online

Universities moved online in response to coronavirus, but experts predict some changes will outlast the pandemic. In the early medieval universities of Europe, masters stood ...
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Survey of academics finds widespread feelings of stress and overwork

Conducted a survey to assess the university staff’s satisfaction with their senior managers. We had more than 5,500 responses and the results highlight many of ...
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Teaching intelligence: how to support overseas Chinese students

Pastoral support for east Asian students has been re-engineered during the lockdown and may offer lessons for the future. As coronavirus forced the suspension of ...
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Why events for women help to build up a career?

Today we would like to talk about women and events. How women can become more successful by attending a good event? Harward Business Review has ...
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Help announced to avoid ‘lost generation’ of students in Indonesia

Indonesia’s government has unveiled tuition fee relief measures for students whose families have suffered a financial hit from the coronavirus, amid predictions that the pandemic ...
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Covid-19 crisis could bankrupt a dozen UK universities, IFS warns

Covid-19 crisis going to bust about a dozen UK universities in the long run if they do not get a government bailout or help with ...
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US foreign students can’t remain in the US if their college moves entirely online

Trump administration stated that foreigner students must attend in-person teachings if their university offers them, and they must leave the US if their college moves ...
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Australia facilitates the issuance of visas for foreign students

A high decrease of International students in Australia made to address an issue of visa process to revive student flows. Probably new visa arrangements next ...
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How Academic Life will be different after the Virus?

Universities are places where people gathering happens. Lectures, meetings, researches and sports are all in the same place. This situation seems so dangerous in the ...
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PhD Interview Questions You Should Be Prepared to Answer

When you think of applying for academic positions, you are probably thinking of research assistants, lecturers, etc. However, applying for a PhD position is the ...
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How to write a cover letter for a postdoc position to stand out from the crowd

Now that you have successfully completed your doctoral degree, it’s time to hit the job market. It can be a long process. Academia is a ...
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How to prepare for a postdoc job interview

What are the types of postdoc jobs available? What kind of interview questions can I expect? How should I dress for a postdoc interview? Here’s ...
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Is a research assistant job right for you?

Are you applying for academic jobs? Academia is a rich and diverse marketplace with numerous job opportunities. Depending on your area of interest, set of ...
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How to Compose an Email to Your Professor: A Step-by-Step Guide

Are you struggling to compose an email to your professor? Email etiquette can be tricky. From the tone of your email, to its length, to ...
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Research-Inspired Entrepreneurship

A Ph.D. graduate with an excellent business idea, now the question is how can you convert and transfer your academic research into a successful business ...
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