Monthly Archives: November 2010

2011 Student Academy Awards Competition Now Under-way

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is now accepting entries for the 2011 Student Academy Awards competition. Gold, Silver and Bronze medals, along with cash prizes, may be awarded to U.S. student filmmakers in the following categories: Alternative, … Continue reading

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The ‘Oeuf ’with Clegg on it’s face

Lib Dem activists target Nick Clegg over tuition fees, report the BBC More than 100 Liberal Democrat parliamentary candidates have called on leader Nick Clegg to oppose government plans to raise tuition fees in England. The 104 activists, who did … Continue reading

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Too few UK students study abroad

More university students should spend at least some of their degree abroad, according to the British Council. The Guardian reports fewer than one in every 200 of the UK’s university students spend part of their degree in another European country … Continue reading

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Government scraps teaching assistantships abroad

The Department of Education has suspended language students’ applications for teaching assistantships after the Government’s review of public spending. The British Council has been responsible for sending 2,400 English students abroad to work as language assistants in schools, primarily in … Continue reading

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Low fees in Tasmania – The Greatest Place To Study

It is coming to the end of another year. This one has been particularly hard for Australian universities as the Australian dollar has gained strength against many other currencies. Yet this is a time that UTAS normally increases student enrolments! … Continue reading

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A UK Christmas Carol for Students Past, Present and Future?

A modern tale of ‘Ebenezer’ Clegg , featuring the spirit of Student Past, Present and Future.
Abandoned by Clegg, the Spirit of Student’s Past , Present and future warmed themselves around the open street fires of London tiny streets. Some touch blankets, other shared food and still Clegg gave them nothing. Nothing that is, but lies.
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A View from the States – 7 Signs of Successful Study-Abroad Programs

Interest in study-abroad programs has never been higher among American college students. In 2008 the American Council on Education and the College Board published a report documenting that a large proportion of students plan to study abroad and want their … Continue reading

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