Universities will still admit students who peaceful protest

Universities across the country say they will not punish applicants for participating in peaceful protests. Several school districts have said they will punish students from participating in two nationwide walk outs but nearly 50 universities nationwide say this will not affect their admissions decisions. The walkouts our response to the school shooting in parkland Florida…

I, Too, Am Auckland raises awareness of racism in universities

Maori and Pacific Island students from the University of Auckland are voicing their opinions on racism. They say it affects them substantially in their pursuit of tertiary education. Raniera Harrison caught up with the students making a stand against racism. A collective of students addressing the crippling disease creeping through our universities. I, Too, Am…

Higher Degree by Research Supervision Awards

So I’m probably the happiest PhD student that they will ever meet and one reason why I’m so happy doing my PhD is because I have great support especially for my supervisors. I think a really important quality in supervisors is their leadership skills and that includes listening to their students their concerns their research…

How Do Sharks Breathe? | SHARK ACADEMY

Do sharks need to keep swimming all the time to keep breathing? Can they ever take a rest? I’m Jonathan Bird and this is Shark Academy! It used to be thought that sharks had to keep swimming all the time to keep water moving into their mouth and out through their gills so they could…

Will teacher’s of PA’s state-owned universities strike?

RE THEY GOING TO STRIKE? NEWS 8’S BECCAH HENDRICKSON REPORTS ON THE POSSIBILITY.>>WE NEED TO FIND A WAY TO SAVE SOME COSTS IN ORDER TO KEEP TUITION AFFORDABLE FOR STUDENTS. BECCAH: FACULTY AND COACHES AT PENNSYLVANIA’S 14 STATE-OWNED UNIVERSITIES HAVE BEEN WORKING 447 DAYS WITHOUT A CONTRACT.>>THEY ARE WITHOUT QUESTION FACING THEIR MOST DIFFICULT FINANCIAL…

Support new undergraduates transitioning to higher education

Starting higher education is often challenging. The UK’s Student Union states that one in five students experience some form of mental health issue, often increasing dropouts and so adequate preparation is vital. Epigeum’s online course ‘Academic Success: Skills for Learning, Skills for Life’ prepares and equips all students new to higher education. The ‘Academic Success’…