If you want to start a postgrad program in 2017 but don’t want to wait until September 2017, you should take a look at the postgrad programs on offer at London Metropolitan University, as there are still spaces available on a selection of their masters courses starting in January 2017.
Kent Business School has set up a new initiative to teach students about entrepreneurship. This new seven-month program – called the ‘Business Start-Up Journey’ – will benefit around 400 students at Kent Business School by linking up aspiring student entrepreneurs to high profile business mentors.
Birmingham Business School is delighted to announce that it has retained its ranking as one of the top 80 within the FT European Business School Rankings 2016, coming in at no 73 in the European rankings.
New research recently undertaken by Swansea University has found that nurse-led medicines’ monitoring can prevent serious adverse side effects of medicines administered to those with mental health problems.
The University of Kent is awarding a number of honorary degrees to a wide variety of experts throughout November 2016. Recipients include TV presenter Jeremy Wade, cartoonist David Horsey, theatre director Thomas Ostermeier and conductor Brian Wright.
Aberystwyth University has been awarded EcoCampus Gold Award. This prestigious environmental accolade was awarded to Aberystwyth following an independent audit of its environmental management system and recognises the university’s commitment to improving its environment and sustainability.
The National Film and Television School (NFTS) is still accepting applications for a number of its postgrad programs that are starting in January 2017 – but you need to hurry as the deadline is Thursday 17th November!
The application process is now officially open for the AISTS MAS in Sport Administration program starting in September 2017. This will be the 16th edition of this popular sports administration master program.
Researchers at Swansea University have been awarded a grant of £39,478 for the first evaluation of gambling-related problems among UK veterans. This research will also compare the findings against non-veterans from the general population.
Aarhus University in Denmark has been successfully providing a fantastic rapport with international and Danish students for over fifty years – and its strong international study environment ensures that its student faculty is continuing to go from strength to strength.
According to an expert from Cambridge English, making sure international students have the in-depth English language skills necessary to achieve well at a UK university is a top priority. And recent research carried out on all members of Universities UK by Cambridge English show that 100% of UK universities accept Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) as proof of English language skills.
Kent Business School is inviting local businesses to an event this month to discuss what effects Brexit could have on the region. This is happening at a networking event that is being held on Thursday 20th October at the Canterbury campus from 5.30–7.30pm.
The University of Kent has been shortlisted for a prestigious Times Higher Education Award 2016. It is one of four universities shortlisted in the DataPoints Merit Award category, which is designed to recognise exceptional performance across UK university teaching and research.
Researchers at Swansea University have been exploring myths about older drivers, and have found that older drivers are not actually dangerous and that testing them will not make the roads any safer – these results are contrary to popular belief.
In a recent survey international students have ranked Teesside University in the top three in the UK for overall international student satisfaction, and in fact, 87% of Teesside’s international students would recommend the university to others.
The EU Group is delighted to announce that the Searle Company Ltd has been appointed as an MBA program mentor on their Switzerland campuses, EU Geneva and EU Montreux, for this current academic year 2016.
The AISTS MAS in Sport Administration program is producing a new breed of entrepreneurs! In fact the last two cohorts – the classes of 2014 and 2015 – have produced graduates keen to become leading entrepreneurs in the sport industry.
A recent study published by an academic at Swansea University's College of Human and Health Sciences in Frontiers in Psychology has shown that electrical brain stimulation can improve the mood of healthy people as well as those suffering from depression.
The MSc in International Accounting and Finance at Kent Business School has been given exemption accreditation by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). Students who complete the MSc in International Accounting and Finance will now be exempt from taking Papers F1-F4.
Plans to create a vibrant new £300 million Swansea Waterfront Innovation Quarter for University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) have taken a major step forward with the completion of the sale of land in SA1 from the Welsh Government.
A team of researchers led by bioscientists from the University of Kent has won the prestigious international Fight Against Ebola Award for research that identified new insights into the way the deadly virus works.
Researchers from Swansea University have recently published a paper that reveals mental health service users see the relationships with their care coordinators as being central to their recovery. The study was carried out together with mental health researchers from City University London and Cardiff University has been published in BioMed Central Psychiatry.
The MSc in Investment Analysis at Aston Business School has been rated the 15th best Masters in Finance course in the UK, and the 53rd finest worldwide by the highly respected Financial Times Global Masters in Finance rankings.
Recent research at Swansea University has revealed that high use of Facebook can have a negative impact on pregnant women’s body image. The research into the social media site was undertaken by MSc Child Public Health student Sarah Hicks and supervised by Dr Amy Brown in the Department of Public Health, Policy and Social Sciences at Swansea University.
Following last month’s surprise Brexit vote the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Kent and President of Universities UK, Professor Dame Julia Goodfellow, has issued a statement to confirm that the University of kent is commited to remaining a European University.
Researchers at Swansea University, the University of North Texas, Texas Tech University, Florida Institute of Technology, and Reykjavik University have been investigating human’s ‘tipping point’ which is the brain activity involved in the presence of threat or danger when people switch from approach to avoidance.
The University of Wales Trinity Saint David has entered an exciting new partnership to give students access to the largest trading floor in the UK, outside of London, in Swansea’s SA1 – in the £300 million Swansea Waterfront Innovation Quarter.
The University of Kent is adding a brand new £35 million building for its schools of business and mathematics – and completion is getting ever closer as last month saw the topping out ceremony to make the building reaching its highest point.
UPF has been ranked as the best university in Spain for the fourth consecutive year in Spain’s U-ranking. The university remains in first place in the ranking set up by the BBVA Foundation and the Valencian Institute of Economic Research (IVIE), which evaluates teaching, research and innovation in Spanish universities.
After attending a MOOC conference in New York and hosting a reception in Westminster, David Robertshaw, Academic Lead for Health and Social Care at the University of Derby Online Learning (UDOL), has recently added another notch to his belt after holding an inspirational talk at TEDxDerby.
The College of Human and Health Sciences at Swansea University has published a booklet to highlight 'magic moments' that happen in care homes. Currently, there is very little positivity about care homes in the press and Swansea’s School for Social Care Research, is hoping that by publishing this booklet the balance.
Following the recent announcement that The London Film School is planning to relocate to London City Island, one of London’s most prestigious property developers has launched 58 new apartments for sale at this east London location.
The University of Westminster has been ranked among 100 of the most international universities in the world – and among the top 10 most international universities in London in the Times Higher Education’s global university rankings.
Oxford Brookes University has been listed in the prestigious ‘150 Under 50 Rankings’ by the Times Higher Education. These 2016 rankings lists the world’s top universities under 50 years old – and this is the first time Oxford Brookes has made an appearance.
NNEdPro – a knowledge and management group with a translational/policy-relevant ethos who recently won the 2015 UK Complete Nutrition Outstanding Achievement Award – is hosting the Annual International Summit on Medical Nutrition Education in June 2016 Wolfson College, University of Cambridge.
Psychologists and brain scientists and psychologists at Swansea University are developing a new technique to reduce the impact of stress on people’s overall mood and to help improve emotional wellbeing.
De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) is launching a new range of postgraduate business courses. These courses are specifically designed for students who want to stand out in the international employment market.
Aston University has climbed 30 places in the latest Times Higher Education international outlook rankings. In fact, it has now been placed 33rd in the world (way up from last year’s position of 63rd) and is now ahead of many other UK universities including the University of Birmingham, the University of Bristol and Durham University.
The University of Kent is holding a major new arts festival from the 18th-20th March 2016 – this is the International Festival of Projections. This festival is free and open to everyone and will feature more than 100 artists, musicians, filmmakers and poets – including Yoko Ono and Radio One DJ Gemma Cairney.
A £14 million leadership development project – which will help establish technical and management skills for those working within the Engineering sector – has recently been announced at Swansea University.
West Dean College is offering its postgraduate students a wide range of bursaries and scholarships to help them with their tuition fees. West Dean College offers various scholarships and bursaries from The Edward James Foundation and other funders with a passion for creative arts and conservation.
Swansea University has a Research Scholarship available for its PhD in Social Gerontology & Ageing Studies – however applicants better hurry up and apply as the closing date for applications is Wednesday 13th January 2016.