'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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For the first time (in a year that did not include a rise in fees), the growth in applications to Edge Hill along with universities in general stalled this year. Cater puts some of it down to a falling rollcall of 18-year-olds, but also on a slight decline in foreign students (mostly, in Edge Hill’s case, from Ireland). He has no idea whether that trend will continue, though Tory plans for a “clampdown” on foreign students ( ... who do they think they are, coming over here subsidising our kids’ futures, imbibing our culture, sharing their enthusiasms, creating lasting bonds with our nation … ) suggest it might. A sizeable chunk of Cater’s budget already goes on 37 outreach programmes to attract students. He has no doubt the effort is justified. “I have yet to hear a politician stand up and say, ‘We want a less educated workforce. And I have yet to hear a parent say, ‘We want fewer people in university, so my son or daughter will … [Read more...] about What next for England’s troubled universities?
Much of the school system did remain open – but mounting evidence suggests school closures had at best a minimal impact on reducing infection rates, including in Britain, as children are less likely to catch or spread the virus. … [Read more...] about Daily coronavirus cases are above 1,000 again: UK diagnoses 1,009 more people with Covid-19 and confirms 77 further deaths from the disease
"Since then we've been approached by lots of other universities that want to do more, so I feel like we're in the middle of a really exciting time, and it's being led by people who have gone through it." … [Read more...] about Roma Traveller’s abuse ‘affecting university studies’
“My message remains the same: please don’t visit other people’s homes; work from home if you can; keep social distancing; keep practising good hand hygiene, get a test at the first sign of coronavirus symptoms and, most importantly, please stay at home and self-isolate for at least 10 days if you test positive for coronavirus – and make sure others in your household quarantine for 14 days to stop the virus from spreading.” … [Read more...] about Coronavirus latest news LIVE: France escalates Covid-19 response as UK deaths hit 46,706