Tag : Amy Crawford

Malala Yousafzai could study at Oxford University

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The Nobel Prize winning activist has revealed that she intends to study at a British University.   There was speculation that the youngest ever Nobel prize laureate was considering quitting the UK and moving to America. She had previously said that she was keen to take a politics degree at … Read More

Oxford abroad? The University is considering opening campuses abroad to continue receiving EU benefits

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Oxford University is considering opening its first foreign campus in response to the UK leaving the European Union. This would break the university’s 700 year tradition as it has never opened a foreign branch. The former director of the French ministry for education, Jean-Michel Blanquer, confirmed French authorities were working … Read More

Campus Watch: Cambridge student burns cash in front of homeless man

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A member of the prestigious Cambridge University Conservation Association has been expelled from the organisation after he was filmed burning a £20 note in front of a homeless person. The Pembroke College student was dressed smartly in bowtie and tails, using a cigarette lighter to burn the money. The footage … Read More

Campus Watch: Pennsylvania University study finds that fat-shaming makes people’s health worse

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According to new research, fat-shaming people into losing weight has the opposite effect, leading to comfort eating and even an increased risk of cardiovascular and metabolic disease. Professor Rebecca Pearl at the University, said: “There is a common misconception that stigma might help motivate individuals with obesity to lose weight … Read More

Leeds gets £64m of infrastructure funding

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An infrastructure scheme across the Leeds City Region goes ahead after a further £64m of local funding which was approved by the West Yorkshire Combined Authority. The funding is part of the largest package of Local Growth Deal investment and the funding will bring forward projects that will create jobs … Read More

University’s Field trip simulator wins award

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University of Leeds and Leeds College of Art win Times Higher Education award for Outstanding Digital Innovation The Virtual Landscapes team at the University of Leeds and Leeds College of Art have won the award for Outstanding Digital Innovation in Teaching or Research after developing a first person video game … Read More

Campus Watch: Aberystwyth students can win £10,000 in Dragons’ Den style competition

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Students at Aberystwyth University have the opportunity to win over a ‘Dragon’ in a Dragon’s Den-style competition as some budding entrepreneurs get the chance to pitch their business ideas. The InvEnterPrize competition offers up to £10,000 to the winning AberPreneur individual or team, which can then be used to invest … Read More