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What is synthetic biology?

WHEN a billionaire biologist built the world’s first artificial lifeform from scratch four years ago, he was both congratulated and criticised. Craig Venter made a chromosome using four bottles of chemicals and a...

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Study consumer psychology - brain science in the marketing...

CINEMA adverts are less likely to affect you if you are eating popcorn. You are more likely to underestimate the calories in a cake if it has a strawberry on top. And you’re more likely to place a higher bid on eBay...

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MBA in the USA - one student's story

WHAT's it like being an MBA student in the USA? Here's our interview with Aditya Sinha, a 29-year-old Indian student in his first year of an MBA program at the Stephen M Ross School of Business at the University...

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6 reasons to study in Malaysia

ALMOST a quarter of a century ago, Malaysia announced its Vision 2020, an ambitous plan to become a self-sufficient industrialised nation by the year 2020. One of its goals was to provide world-class education and, with...

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Half of Germany's international students will stay...

ALMOST half the foreign students in Germany will stay in the country after they graduate, new research shows.   A survey of 11,000 international students found that three in 10 plan to stay permanently in Germany...

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Spain scraps entrance exam for international students

GETTING into a Spanish university just got much easier after the government scrapped its controversial entrance exam for international students.  Until now, most foreign undergraduates have had to take the Selectividad,...

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You won't believe who pays the highest rents in London

GUESS who rents the most expensive apartments in the most expensive neighbourhood of the world's most expensive city? Oil tycoons? Yes. Bankers? Yes. Billionnaire businessmen? Yes. What about students? Er......yes! One...

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Beyond Bollywood - what student life is REALLY like...

BOLLYWOOD movies paint a romantic picture of life as a South Asian student in western society. Now here comes the honest truth from Pakistani graduate Asad Khan. Bollywood 'famcom' From Sydney with Love tells...

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Students in UK worried about living costs

ALMOST half of students in the UK are worried that they don't have enough money to live on and a quarter have taken on more debt than they intended, new research shows. One in five undergraduates says his or her...

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London woos Indian students with scholarships

LONDON's universities are awarding Indian students almost 25 lakh rupees (£2.5 million) in scholarships every year, new research shows.  A survey of 17 universities found that almost Rs.25 lakh of scholarship...

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10 great graduate scholarships for study in Turkey

ASPIRING students from 176 countries lodged a record 82,000 scholarship applications to study in Turkey last year.    The country is growing increasingly popular with international students and the generous scholarships...

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10 computer science scholarships around the world

1. Microsoft Scholarships – USA, Canada or Mexico Microsoft currently offers four different scholarships to college students wishing to pursue a career in computer science and who have achieved a minimum 3.0 grade...

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5 careers in conflict zones

WORKING in a conflict zone demands passion, determination and the ability to work alongside people with diverse cultures, religions and world views. Whether you’re distributing food in refugee camps, fixing a computer...

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Don't want to be a doc? 15 other jobs you can do with...

DID your parents make you study medicine even though you can't stand the sight of blood? Are you half-way through your medical degree and wondering why you ever dreamed of being a doctor? Or maybe you've graduated...

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How to be the perfect intern

AN INTERNSHIP or work experience placement could get your career off to a flying start as long as you remember the important things like coffee and doughnuts. Here are our five golden rules for making the right impression.   1....

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What is synthetic biology?

WHEN a billionaire biologist built the world’s first artificial lifeform from scratch four years ago, he was both congratulated and criticised. Craig Venter made a chromosome using four bottles of chemicals and a...

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