There has so far been no sign of a fee reduction; most full-time students in England will still be paying the maximum £9,250 a year in tuition. It’s hard not to sympathise with this take from a second-year student: “We’re paying a lot of money to jump on a Zoom call.” Because repayment of student debt is income contingent and written off after 30 years, the government will end up contributing around 45% of the cost of each cohort’s tuition over their lifetime, possibly more depending on the length and depth of the recession. That’s scant consolation, though, for a young person about to graduate in a fearsomely hostile labour market, facing decades of monthly repayments once they start earning above the threshold. … [Read more...] about Let’s use this crisis to improve equality for all young people, not just students
O’Keefe, who is also the director of the neural circuits and behaviour centre at UCL, said, however, that things were different now and he was “acutely aware” of having to think about making Britain more welcoming for scientists. In the past it was easier for a fresh postdoctoral scientist to find employment. … [Read more...] about Nobel prizewinner John O’Keefe urges UK to nurture young scientists
The different perspective from Hofland has helped Cox in his understanding of the game. When football returns after the coronavirus crisis, Fortuna are due to continue their fight against relegation. Cox appreciates the importance of every game but says that could apply in England’s lower divisions, too. “The difference is that I get to play against top players most weeks, whereas in League Two it’s not like that. The opportunity to go to Ajax and PSV away, I think that’s what sold it to me mainly.” … [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