University starts from scratch in exile

Times Higher Education - Mon, 26/12/2016 - 01:00

One of Ukraine’s most highly regarded institutions has decamped to a new home 100km away to escape fighting in the war-torn region close to Russian border

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GCSE results set to be revealed

BBC - 7 hours 7 min ago
Hundreds of thousands of pupils in England, Wales and Northern Ireland are finding out their GCSE results.
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Parent code

BBC - 7 hours 7 min ago
GCSE results are being published, and parents will have to react to the news. What will they really mean?
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GCSEs 2016

BBC - 7 hours 7 min ago
A guide to this year's GCSEs.
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Didn't get the GCSE grades you wanted?

BBC - 7 hours 37 min ago
Teenagers in England, Wales and Northern Ireland receive their GCSE results on Thursday.
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University hit 21 times in one year by ransomware

BBC - Wed, 24/08/2016 - 09:01
Universities and NHS trusts have been hit hard by ransomware in the last year, according to Freedom of Information requests carried out by two cybersecurity firms.
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Ofsted boss in Isle of Wight row quits

BBC - Tue, 23/08/2016 - 18:20
Ofsted chairman David Hoare, who apologised after controversial remarks describing the Isle of Wight as a "ghetto", resigns.
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Newry school students disqualified from A-level exam

BBC - Tue, 23/08/2016 - 18:01
The grades of a number of A-level candidates are cancelled after Sociology exam questions were shared on social media.
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'More Rio medal winners were state-school educated'

BBC - Mon, 22/08/2016 - 18:01
Medal-winning members of Team GB were more likely to have been state school educated, says an education charity.
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Teenage girls: Mental well-being 'worsening'

BBC - Mon, 22/08/2016 - 16:41
The mental well-being of teenage girls in England has worsened in recent years, says research for the Department for Education.
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University clearing 2016 'the busiest ever', says Ucas

BBC - Mon, 22/08/2016 - 12:52
A record 33,000 students found university places through clearing over the weekend, says the admissions service Ucas.
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PFI schools built in Scotland 'owned by offshore firms'

BBC - Mon, 22/08/2016 - 06:22
More than 200 schools built in Scotland under private finance schemes are at least partially owned by offshore investment funds, BBC Scotland finds.
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Files reveal approved school drug trial plans in 1960s

BBC - Mon, 22/08/2016 - 00:46
Home Office doctors gave the go-ahead for experimental drug trials on children at two approved schools in the 1960s, National Archives files show.
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Record university offers now 3% higher than last year

BBC - Fri, 19/08/2016 - 16:08
A record 442,900 people have been offered places at UK universities since A-level results were published on Thursday.
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Sturgeon launches school reading challenge

BBC - Fri, 19/08/2016 - 11:36
Nicola Sturgeon challenges pupils across Scotland to read from a list of up to 100 books as part of a drive to improve literacy.
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Record university offers as top A-level grades slip

BBC - Thu, 18/08/2016 - 18:57
Record numbers of UK university places have been offered - as top A-level grades fall for the fifth year in a row.
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Wirral teen celebrates nine A* grades and has University Challenge hopes

BBC - Thu, 18/08/2016 - 17:26
A teenager celebrates achieving nine A* grades at A-level and hopes to be a future contestant on University Challenge.
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Foreign languages A-level slump blamed on cuts

BBC - Thu, 18/08/2016 - 16:53
Sixth form funding pressures have been blamed for a drop in foreign language A-level candidates.
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Free lunch?

BBC - Thu, 18/08/2016 - 13:34
As thousands of students prepare to head off to university for the first time, here are 10 alternative ways they can help fund their education.
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Dundee university to autopsy an alien

BBC - Thu, 18/08/2016 - 11:47
The University of Dundee is to undertake an "alien autopsy" to mark the 150th anniversary of HG Wells' birth.
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