Oxford University’s Balliol College gets its first woman master

Dame Helen Ghosh is to leave her job as director general of the National Trust to become the first woman master of Balliol College, Oxford . She will join 11 other women who currently head Oxford colleges, under the leadership of the university’s first female vice-chancellor, Prof Louise Richardson. The announcement came as a surprise to colleagues at the National Trust, where her tenure has not been without controversy. During her leadership, the trust found itself drawn into debates about fracking and windfarms . Earlier this year it also found…

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Dyal Singh Evening College students rejoice as college shifts to morning hours

In Delhi University, a graduate of an evening college is often looked down upon as someone who didn’t secure good marks, high enough to get admission in a top-ranking morning college. For many students of Dyal Singh Evening College, it was a similar case, until this week, when it was declared a ‘full-fledged college’ by the Executive College of Delhi University. Amit Sharma, a student of BA, first year, says, “There’s a stigma attached to evening colleges. Log yeh sochte hain ki agar aap evening college ke ho, toh aap…

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Govt replaces Amritsar medical college principal who was caught doing private practice

Six days after he was caught doing private practice against the rules, Dr BS Bal as replaced as principal of Government Medical College, Amritsar, on Friday. Dr Sohan Singh has been appointed as the new principal. Dr Bal’s private practice was busted by the vigilance bureau that sent a detailed report to the head office, following which the action was taken by the authorities concerned . The Punjab government had banned private practice by all government doctors in 2003. Director, medical education and research, Dr Sujata Sharma, however, said, “The…

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Partnership Sends Minority College Students Abroad

The college student population has become increasingly diverse in the last few decades, but white students are still the majority of undergrads who study abroad. Only 8.3 percent of Hispanic college students and 5.6 percent of black undergrads typically study abroad, according to the Council on International Educational Exchange. About 300,000 students of all backgrounds study abroad each year, the council stated in arecent report. Lack of money and familiarity with college study abroad programs are often obstacles for many minorities who want to enroll in an academic program overseas,…

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OUCET 2016 results declared; down load Osmania college not unusual front checks 2016 Rank Card right here

The Osmania college on Friday (June 24, 2016) announced Osmania college not unusual entrance checks (OUCET) results 2016. applicants anticipating the OUCET results can down load Osmania university P.G. entrance test (OUCET) 2016 Rank Card here: http://www.consequences.manabadi.co.in/2016/ts/oucet/oucet-examination–consequences-2016-2406.htm The OUCET was conducted in June and round 80,000 candidates had implemented for the exam. The Osmania college commonplace front assessments (OUCET) are being performed with the aid of Osmania college for admissions into numerous PG, PG degree and five–12 months integrated Programmes provided through Osmania, Telangana, Mahatma Gandhi and Palamuru Universities.

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Kinba the robot lands job on reception at King’s College

Kinba has only just started on the front desk of King’s College but the students are already in love with their new receptionist who can see, hear and have a stab at speaking. Under normal circumstances that would be unremarkable – but Kinba is a robot. Kinba, who has yet to be assigned a gender, took up its new post last week alongside the London university’s existing – human – receptionist Camilla Templing at its building on the Strand. “Kinba’s generated a real buzz of excitement about the place, to…

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University College London faces bullying accusations after ‘threatening student journalist with dismissal’

UCL Halls of Residence rent protest Sarah Benamar University College London has been accused of bullying after a student journalist was warned she could face dismissal for obtaining classified forecasts showing that the university expected to generate increased income from student accommodation. The free speech row comes amid an increasingly bitter “rent strike” at the university, as hundreds of students withhold money in protest at rising accommodation fees. An internal report detailing financial forecasts for the next three years was left openly accessible to university staff and students via a…

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RAF careers: Pioneering college offers teenagers chance to train for Royal Air Force jobs

Teenagers will be offered the opportunity to train to work in the RAF at a pioneering college to be opened in September. The Air and Defence Career College in Lincoln will be the first of its kind – at first offering 16 to 18-years the chance to train for a range of jobs with the RAF and the opportunity to use its facilities at its nearby air force base in Coningsby. The college will expand to take in 14-year-olds from September 2017 and – if successful – will be the…

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American College Application Campaign

Why College Matters Higher education will determine the future of our nation. Often, income inequalities are driven by a lack of access to college. Not only are college graduates half as likely to be unemployed as those with only a high school degree, they are also more likely to vote and be leaders in their communities. The economic health and social viability of a democratic society is determined by the education of its citizens. We must remove the barriers to postsecondary education access.     What Is The American College…

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Obama Promotes Plan for College Affordability on Michigan Trip

WASHINGTON — As the clock ticks toward the end of his presidency and he faces a Republican Congress that is in no mood to cooperate, President Obama on Wednesday kicked off a public-relations campaign aimed at building support for his plans to make college more affordable. At an event near Detroit, Mr. Obama announced the creation of a national advisory board to push the idea that community college should be free for many students across the country. “Education has always been the secret sauce, the secret to America’s success,” Mr….

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