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LGBT lessons: police chief calls for end to Birmingham protests Chief constable says lawful or unlawful protests have no place outside primary schools A police chief has said lawful or unlawful protests have no place outside primary schools after recent clashes over the teaching of LGBT lessons.The chief constable of
The Guardian | 2 hours, 7 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Want black students to feel at home? Don't ignore the little things The food in halls or number of local afro hairdressers may sound trivial, but small details shape the student experience As I ate breakfast on the morning of my Cambridge interview, I took in every detail of the room. Its not every day you get to eat in a
The Guardian | 2 hours, 27 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Oxford University must become more diverse. But were already on the right path | Alan Rusbridger The universitys new initiatives to widen access to under-represented students are a welcome sign of progressVaraidzo Kativhu is a second-year Oxford University undergraduate with a personal YouTube following of about 26,000 subscribers. An early episode o
The Guardian | 2 hours, 42 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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More tornadoes, hail, heavy rain in store for U.S. southern plains "More tornados are on the way today, most likely late this afternoon into the evening," said NWS forecaster Rich Otto, adding that the warnings stretched from Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas eastwards to Arkansas and southwest Missouri. On Monday, the National
Yahoo! News | 4 hours, 19 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Its cut-throat: half of UK academics stressed and 40% thinking of leaving Frequent rejection and a loss of control are making university staff isolated and ill, new research showsWhen Ed Harris, a management lecturer at a modern university, stopped sleeping and began having marriage problems, he realised he was no longer coping
The Guardian | 7 hours, 32 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Divided Oldham? Inside the school that defies Farages narrative A merged academy in the town derided for being split along racial lines has won the annual Inclusive Schools awardEighteen years ago two teenagers had an argument over a game of cricket in Oldham, with the dispute spilling into the worst violence the mill
The Guardian | 7 hours, 47 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
For poor children, lunch is a rushed butty. For the rich, its orchestra and standup | Laura McInerney The demise of the state school lunch hour is yet another obstacle to Oxbridge placesThere was justifiable outrage recently when the headteacher of 12,000-a-term Stowe School complained that social engineering meant Oxford and Cambridge universities were t
The Guardian | 8 hours, 2 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
I felt like a criminal: the students waiting to be cleared of cheating at English Thousands studying in the UK lost their visas after test results were queried but a report this week could bring resolutionFarzana Boby describes her life in Bangladesh as a living hell. She returned from London two years ago, having spent three years fai
The Guardian | 8 hours, 47 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Oxford aims to attract deprived students with new foundation year University launches schemes to bring in more undergraduates from disadvantaged groupsThe University of Oxford is to launch programmes to address its historically low numbers of students from disadvantaged and under-represented backgrounds, including a fou
The Guardian | 14 hours, 46 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Morehouse College student: 'I want to change the world' Dwytt Lewis is one of the 400 Morehouse College graduates whose debt is being wiped by a US billionaire.
BBC News | 15 hours, 11 minutes ago | comment? | recommend