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6 Stellar Students: What Would Your Favourite Star Wars Characters Study?

6 Stellar Students: What Would Your Favourite Star Wars Characters Study?

THE first teaser trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi launched a few weeks ago and people are already getting giddy and excited at the thought of a new addition to the franchise. For this reason, December couldn’t...

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Who Studies Theology Degrees? You Could, with Bishop Grosseteste

Who Studies Theology Degrees? You Could, with Bishop Grosseteste

WHETHER you realised it or not, you’ve probably all taken part in a theological debate. Perhaps it was with your parents about going to church, your friends about what a hijab is, or perhaps an angry stranger on Facebook...

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Can I Do a Black Studies Degree in the UK?

Can I Do a Black Studies Degree in the UK?

BLACK studies is a degree topic that typically involves examination of the history, social movements, and cultures of people from the African diaspora. The topic is multidisciplinary and institutions offer courses with different...

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Your Vote Matters: Selecting Your Student Union President

Your Vote Matters: Selecting Your Student Union President

THE Student Union (SU) elections are fast approaching for many universities around the UK. Students’ inboxes and social media feeds are being flooded with announcements, while campus walls are steadily, but surely,...

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What Are Degree Apprenticeships? A New Form of Higher Education

What Are Degree Apprenticeships? A New Form of Higher Education

THE traditional route of higher education is not for everybody. This is not a criticism on people’s intellectual abilities or their ambition, but rather on the fact that for a very long time, academia has been very...

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New Brexit Studies Centre to Become Evidence Base

New Brexit Studies Centre to Become Evidence Base

Referendums, high court rulings, parliamentary votes, Article 50 and Article 127: Brexit hasn’t even begun, and it is already a quagmire of laws and processes. A new Brexit Studies Centre has been opened by Birmingham...

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Skills for the Next Industrial Revolution (And the Courses to Teach You Them)

Skills for the Next Industrial Revolution (And the Courses to Teach You Them)

AS Bob Dylan once sang, "the times they are a-changing" and technology is changing faster than ever before. It was recently discovered that robots can be as smart as the academics that programme them: “simulated...

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WATCH THIS: Michelle Obama's Commencement Speech for City College New York, 2016

WATCH THIS: Michelle Obama's Commencement Speech for City College New York, 2016

MICHELLE Obama might be best known as First Lady for the 44th president of the United States, but her career and the accolades she holds are even more impressive. No stranger to higher education, she gained her undergraduate...

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5 Historical Students: What Would They Do Now?

5 Historical Students: What Would They Do Now?

THERE are countless amazing and interesting people throughout history who have achieved staggeringly impressive feats. Some of them will have gone to universities, but those university experiences will have been nothing...

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The Horizon 2020 Project: Funding for the Future

The Horizon 2020 Project: Funding for the Future

EVERYTHING Begins with an Idea... Earl Nightingale Students have brilliant, innovative ideas more often than we might think. They come up with concepts which, if put into practice, could harness impressive societal,...

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"Should I Study a Single or Joint Honours Degree?" How to Make Your Decision

"Should I Study a Single or Joint Honours Degree?" How to Make Your Decision

WHEN you’ve finally taken the leap of faith and decided you want to attend university, the decisions don’t stop there I’m afraid, they just keep on coming – there’s now plenty more you can do...

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5 Careers in Conflict Zones

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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How I Got My Scholarship to Study Politics in New York

How I Got My Scholarship to Study Politics in New York

MAHAM Javaid, from Pakistan, studied politics at New York University in the United States. She spoke to Student World Online about the Falak Sufi scholarship, which has funded her two-year master's program in Near...

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Top 10 Careers in International Relations

Top 10 Careers in International Relations

THERE are numerous career paths available for graduates of international relations, international development and global diplomacy & politics. Generally, areas of employment fall into three sectors: Public (government),...

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