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Statement on higher education and research following the EU referendum

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Statement from Jo Johnson, Minister of State for Universities and Science, on higher education and research following the EU referendum.

"The UK has some of the best universities and researchers in the world, and international students, academics and researchers play a significant part in that success."

As the Prime Minister set out last week, the government will continue taking forward the important legislation that was set before Parliament in the Queen’s Speech, including the Higher Education and Research Bill.

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The skills needed to train as a Solicitor

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Ben Marsden of Hudgell Solicitors gives us an insight into the challenges he faced as a trainee solicitor as well as providing advice and inspiration to any graduates or students looking at this as a prospective career.

1)What made you decide to become a solicitor?

I’ve always wanted to work with people and combine that with a challenging career. The more I learned about the legal system and how difficult it is to become a solicitor, the more I wanted to be involved in the legal profession and become a solicitor myself.

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Top graduates to get up to £30k to train to teach core subjects

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Increased tax-free bursaries and scholarships for 2016 to 2017 announced.

Top graduates are being offered up to £30,000 tax free to train to teach the key subjects - like maths and physics - that help young people reach their full potential, Schools Minister Nick Gibb announced today (Thursday 1 October 2015).

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Geography at the University of Portsmouth – Your Place in the World

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Geography deals in a rigorous way with major world issues – it gives a wider picture of the world in which we live and an understanding of how people and environments in different places fit together and impact on each other. It is a subject which has, as a main focus, the relationship between people and their environment – both globally and locally. In this way it bridges the gap between physical and social sciences and tackles issues which range from global climate change to sustainable urban living, from developing economies to environmental management.

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Study Medicine,Dentistry and other programs at the University of Debrecen in Hungary!

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It’s very competitive to get a place in the UK so if you are not sure about your acceptance and willing to study in a European country, the University of Debrecen in Hungary can be a perfect place to pursue your career dreams.
The University of Debrecen is the largest University in Hungary with approximately 27,000 students and more than 3000 international students from all around the world. The University invested lots of money into new buildings, new equipments so you will find state of the art learning facilities accompanying with a tranquil and peaceful environment.

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Still looking for YOUR perfect course?

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If you're looking for a small and friendly university offering courses of excellent quality and standards; then University of Wales Trinity Saint David is the place for you.

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A career in engineering-Adam Walton of Winder Power gives his advice.

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When did you become interested in engineering and what attracted you to the profession? What advice would you give to graduates looking to pursue a career in engineering?

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UEA announces Paramedic Science degree to boost regional workforce

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UEA has launched a three-year Paramedic Science degree programme in conjunction with the East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAST).
Designed to help EEAST boost its future workforce, the course – pending approval by the Health and Care Professions Council – has been developed collaboratively with the trust to provide an innovative, research-led programme which will develop paramedics who are safe and effective and able to adapt to the rapidly changing context of health care.

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Graduates invited to attend national space industry careers event

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Budding graduates from far and wide are invited to attend the free Careers in the Space Industry Event at the National Space Centre on Friday 28 February to gain an insight into the exciting possibility of working in the sector.

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Going Gaga For Kensington and Chelsea College's Rising Millinery Star

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One of the world’s biggest names in music has gone gaga for a hat designed by one of Kensington and Chelsea College’s rising stars.

Talented designer Margaret O’Connor was catapulted into the spotlight after one of her hats was worn by Lady Gaga at the Isabella Blow: Fashion Galore! Exhibition, in London.

Lady Gaga, known as much for her eccentric sense of fashion as she is for her chart-toping hits, matched Margaret’s larger-than-life bespoke headpiece with an eye-catching all black outfit.

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