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University is Pompey's top summer signing

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 10:20
A football club signs up a university as a shirt sponsor - to help them both reach the people they otherwise could not reach.
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G7 summit: $3bn pledge for girls' education

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 23:34
The funds committed will go towards educating girls and women in conflict zones, Canada says.
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More than a million on social housing waiting lists

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 00:27
Data shows 1.15m households are waiting for social housing as England fails to build new homes.
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Business leaders urged to help run schools

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 00:27
With one in 10 posts on governing bodies empty, skilled professionals are being urged to step in.
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Theresa May attacks 'vile' online threats against women

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 00:47
Theresa May will tell the G7 summit that more must be done to stop online abuse of women.
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Education Secretary Damian Hinds challenged over funding

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 22:45
Education Secretary Damian Hinds is challenged over schools funding in Reading on Question Time.
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Govia Thameslink provides taxis to get pupils to GCSE exams

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 15:39
Troubled Govia Thameslink Railway offers the service after cancelling hundreds of trains.
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Universities warned over courses for 'bums on seats'

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 15:13
University minister warns against "threadbare" degree courses with poor job prospects.
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Dictionaries redefine bullying victims after campaign

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 14:12
Major dictionaries will now define a victim of bullying as someone "they perceive as vulnerable".
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Background, subject and university 'all impact earnings'

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 11:38
New statistics give a detailed breakdown of what graduates earn five years after leaving college.
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'Miss! Are your classes making me blind?'

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 01:26
Why spending more time in school and university could be damaging our eyes.
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Students want more hours for their tuition fees

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 01:22
Fewer than two in five students across the UK think university is value for money.
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Life on the 'Island of Grief'

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 00:55
After his wife died of breast cancer, Rupert Murrell decided to make a short film about his family's journey through grief.
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The woodland nursery in the middle of the forest

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 00:48
Children at the Elves and Fairies Nursery learn outside all day whatever the weather.
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Amazon and eBay pull CloudPets smart toys from sale

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 14:43
The online retailers are among several shops removing CloudPets toys because of cyber-security flaws.
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Oxford students seeking more 'diverse' applicants

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 12:45
The Oxford Student Voice says the university must become a "fairer and more equal community".
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Children's word of the year revealed

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 02:55
Unicorns, slime and Fortnite are among the other subjects that influenced children's use of language.
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10 things about Harvard graduates: Liberals, virgins and iPhones

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 01:12
A survey of students graduating from Harvard reveals their views and experiences on politics, sex and technology.
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University bosses' pay rules 'woefully inadequate'

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 00:58
"Bizarre gentleman's agreement" will not curb excessive pay says University and College Union.
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French town near Paris votes to have school uniforms

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 17:49
Most French schools are uniform-free - but parents in Provins want children to wear them.
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