Richmond in top London five for student satisfaction

Richmond in top London five for student satisfaction

Richmond, The American International University in London, is delighted to announce that it is one of the top five London universities for overall satisfaction levels in the quality of the course (79.1% satisfaction) as voted by students in the latest National Student Survey (NSS) results. The NSS gives students the opportunity to say...

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Students call for Covid refund process to be simplified

Students call for Covid refund process to be simplified

University students are appealing to the competition watchdog to get compensation for the teaching, campus facilities, and accommodation that they say they were denied during the pandemic. A group of 20 student unions, including the National Union of Students as well as those representing some of the country’s largest universities,...

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Partners announced for British Museum youth engagement projects in arts and culture across the UK

Partners announced for British Museum youth engagement projects in arts and culture across the UK

  A new innovative national programme from the British Museum for young people has announced its three Key charity and cultural partners across the UK for 2021. Projects will be led by and co-produced with young people in Edinburgh, Leeds, and Leicester. The open and collaborative nature of these projects...

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Getting a KickStart for your career

Getting a KickStart for your career

There are some impressive young people out there who have found Covid has stopped their career ambitions dead. At a similar stage in my life, it was the kindness of both strangers and family contacts that enabled me to get started and I have never forgotten all that they did...

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BBC to launch Bitesize learning zone; three hours of  daily content to catch up on learning

BBC to launch Bitesize learning zone; three hours of daily content to catch up on learning

The BBC will continue its commitment to supporting children’s educational needs, including those with limited access to the internet, as it vows to bring new educational programming to TV to help catch-up. Sitting on the CBBC channel for 3 hours each school day, the Bitesize Learning Zone will deliver brand...

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“You have to think differently”: Education in a pandemic

“You have to think differently”: Education in a pandemic

Education, to put it mildly, has been one of the most affected and debated elements of our society during these past months, as the country has grappled with the unprecedented impact of Covid-19. Schools, colleges and universities have had to navigate a constantly fluctuating level of risk, which has been...

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Playing the game: how the UK keeps entertained during lockdown

Playing the game: how the UK keeps entertained during lockdown

As the UK enters a winter period most likely to be spent indoors, we are all on the hunt for ways to keep ourselves entertained, and gaming is just the tonic. Thanks to lifelike graphic designs, well-crafted storylines and varied character choice, gaming offers the perfect escape from the pressures...

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Making your Future Work

Making your Future Work

Work and University – Do I need to do both?  Students are hoping to be home at Christmas. Many will be disappointed by positive Covid tests. Some will fear they won’t be able to return if Lockdown 2.0 becomes Lockdown 2.1. Summer vacation, 2021, seems a long way to go...

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The Hampshire School Chelsea finalists in two important awards

The Hampshire School Chelsea finalists in two important awards

In a time that is difficult and challenging for education practitioners, students and institutions, The Hampshire School Chelsea has been selected as a finalist for two prestigious awards. The Hampshire School Chelsea has been announced as a finalist for the prestigious award of Junior Prep School of the Year in...

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