There is a good case for government mandating a fee rebate for this generation of students, and bailing out those universities that need it as a result. (Although Cambridge, which emailed staff last week to warn of potential pay reductions if it does not get the government support it is seeking, should not be first in line: the university and its colleges have a combined wealth of almost £12bn and its vice-chancellor’s remuneration package is almost half a million a year.) But at a minimum, the government should set aside a pound for training for young people not going to university for every pound it spends doing that. … [Read more...] about Let’s use this crisis to improve equality for all young people, not just students
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“I did a PhD at UCL, at the time a very English university, and I was very, very taken with their attitude to science. It’s probably hard to imagine, but I never thought about having to get a job. At the end of the PhD, the world was your oyster.” … [Read more...] about Nobel prizewinner John O’Keefe urges UK to nurture young scientists
“The standard is massive; Ajax are leaps and bounds above other teams,” Cox says. “I played against Ajax in my third game and the standard hits you straight away and I don’t think people realise how clever they are. I was playing against Quincy Promes but still had [Donny] Van de Beek and [Dusan] Tadic getting into areas near me and making my life difficult. The step up is crazy, not just their technical ability but their brain and how it works on the pitch.” … [Read more...] about Finishing school: how Fortuna Sittard are giving a boost to young careers
The only reason for her actions 'was to avoid being revealed as the person who had caused Renae the hurt and heartbreak that led her to take her own life.' … [Read more...] about Inside story of how a warped young woman drove her best friend to suicide as she’s FINALLY called out as the liar and con artist that she is – so why hasn’t she ever been charged?
'We encourage customers and other members of the public to report any buffer riding to Police and Sydney Trains staff immediately, and help us to stamp our this reckless behaviour,' the spokesperson concluded. … [Read more...] about ‘Stupid, idiotic behaviour’: Authorities battle to stop rise of dangerous ‘train surfing’ which sees young teens riding carriages across Sydney Harbour Bridge