Westminster Business School has recently redesigned and relaunched its MBA program to make it deliver a uniquely board-focused experience, and this MBA has now been shortlisted for the MBA Innovation Award by the Association of MBAs (AMBA).
The University of Kent is planning to host a Brexit conference on Friday 12th January, 2018 for local businesses, public sector leaders, MPs and academics. The purpose of this conference is to discuss the challenges and opportunities that will be faced by the region during the Brexit preparations as well as once Britain has left the European Union.
The Department of Chemistry at the University of York is celebrating its 10th anniversary as holder of the Athena SWAN gold award in recognition of its commitment and achievements in promoting equality. First awarded in 2007, Chemistry at York was the first department to hold the gold award which has since been renewed in 2010 and 2015.
The Department of Chemistry at the University of York has a range of funded PhD studentships available in a range of chemistry and related fields, including atmospheric, organic, inorganic, biological, physical, computational, green, materials and environmental chemistry.
Every year we award x15 £500 Postgrad Solutions Study Bursaries, and last month we selected our 2017 winners from 1000s of impressive applicants hailing from far-flung locations such as Russia, India, and the Lebanon, as well as from locations closer to home, such as Ireland, Scotland and England.
BLOODHOUND SSC made its first public runs at Cornwall Airport Newquay on Thursday 26 October, reaching a peak speed of 210mph. At the wheel of the BLOODHOUND was Wing Commander Andy Green, the current land speed world record holder at 763.035mph.
The Eastern Academic Research Consortium (Eastern ARC) has been awarded £4.7m by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) to support business innovation in Kent, Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk.
Staffordshire University is hosting the UK’s biggest student games conference at the end of October and top names from the video games industry are going to be in attendance, including TT Games, Creative Assembly and Epic Games.
EU Business School is delighted to announce the signing of a new agreement with La Universidad Católia de Murcia (UCAM) to increase the number of state-recognised MBA programs available to students at EU Barcelona.
An academic at Keele University – Dr Russell Crawford – has been nominated in the ‘Most Innovative Teacher of the Year’ category at the national Times Higher Education Awards 2017. He is one of only six academics in the UK to be nominated for this prestigious award.
A professor at Keele University – Professor Alicia El Haj FREng, FRSB – has become a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, placing her in the company of some of the world’s leading lights in this field.
The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018 has named Aberystwyth University the University of the Year for Teaching Quality. Aberystwyth University has also soared into the top 50 universities in the UK to 47th in the UK – up nine places from last year. And as far as student experience goes, Aberystwyth University is in the top ten in the UK and number one in in Wales – up 11 places from last year.
The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018 were released at the beginning of this month, and this year they list the top 1,000 universities in the world – making it their biggest international league table ever.
A former MA in Marketing Communications at Westminster Business School has successfully published a great new book explaining all about her experience as a postgrad and how it has transformed her life.
Researchers at Swansea University have been investigating the relationship between stress and dementia, and have discovered that reducing the number of stressful events in our lives could help beat dementia.
The University of Glasgow has been shortlisted in two categories for this year's Inspiring City Awards, the Industry and Business Award because of the university’s Precision Medicine research and the Sport Award due to the university’s world-class athlete Laura Muir.
Swansea University will hold two Postgraduate Open Days in November 2017. The Open Days provide the perfect opportunity to find out more about award-winning postgraduate study at Swansea, take a look around about its coastal campuses, and hear more about what funding (including postgraduate loans) is available for prospective students.
Researchers from the University of Glasgow have found a direct window into the brain systems involved in making every day decisions, such as whether to have a slice of apple or a piece of cake, based on preference.
As part of collaboration with GISMA Business School in Berlin, The University of Law will offer four masters’ degree courses in association with GISMA Business School, including MScs in Corporate Financial Management, International Marketing, Strategic Business Management, and Leadership and Human Resource Management.
Prodigy Finance have announced that they have secured an additional $240 million investment which allows Prodigy Finance to double the size of its student portfolio and increase its footprint, enabling them to assist more students.
New research from the University of Kent has shown that there are clear gains for the whole of society when older and younger people mix together as equals and demonstrate an awareness of their similarities rather than differences.
The University of Strathclyde has launched a brand new MSc in Advanced Drug Delivery. This is a full-time 12-month MSc program that provides specialist research training and practical experience in the design and development of effective drug delivery systems. It also promotes applicable skills for career and professional development.
Swansea University has recently unveiled their plans for a new Student Precinct to be installed at its Singleton Park Campus. The Precinct will provide a £30 million Student Activity Centre, with enhanced study, community and activity spaces, as well as providing improved catering and retail facilities.
The UK government has granted the CELTA (Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) Advanced Learner Loan scheme eligibility. This will give UK graduates the chance to apply for financial support to help them complete the course at a college or training provider in England.
The results are in and yet again, the National Film and Television School (NFTS) shows that its students leave well equipped to build successful careers in the film, television and games industries. Considerably outperforming the industry average, the latest Destination of Leavers of Higher Education Survey shows that 93% of NFTS graduates are working in the industry.
Kent Business School has launched four brand new scholarship and sponsorship options specifically for Kent MBA applicants for the September 2017 student intake. Which can give students up to 50% off of their tuition fees.
The Faculty of Engineering and the University of Strathclyde has launched two new MSc programs for 2017/18 entry. These taught MSc courses are in the high growth sectors of robotics, intelligent systems, digital manufacturing and communications.
The University of Glasgow is delighted to announce that it has taken the main prize at The Herald Higher Education Awards. This is the third year running that the University of Glasgow has been presented with the overall Higher Education Institution of the Year award.
The University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) is celebrating its adult learners by sharing their stories through a series of inspirational videos – this is to coincide with the Learning and Work Institute’s Festival of Learning. UWTSD provides a strong, supportive community of adult learners and is now sharing these adult learner stories to encourage more adults to consider returning to higher education.
The University of Kent has been awarded the highest possible rating in the Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). The TEF Panel judged that the University of Kent consistently delivers outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students.
Ulster University’s School of Geography and Environmental Sciences has a long established and successful record of teaching and research. They have been offering online distance learning masters courses since 2000, and their extensive experience in e-learning course delivery means high student satisfaction levels and very positive graduate feedback.
EU Business School is delighted to announce its new partnership agreement with the Escuelas de Lengua Española, Universidad de Salamanca (ELE USAL). This latest partnership will mean that students at EU Business School in Barcelona students will have the opportunity to participate in Spanish courses while earning credits from one of Spain’s leading language universities.
The Principal and Vice Chancellor of the University of Glasgow – Professor Anton Muscatelli – has been awarded a knighthood in this year’s Birthday Honours for services to economics and higher education.
The University of Strathclyde has launched a new MSc in Cancer Therapies. This new course has been designed to meet industry demands and train new graduates to use tools and equipment for cancer therapies such as radiotherapy. It will enhance the students’ understanding of cancer therapies and provide them with the skills to assess and evaluate anti-cancer therapies as well as the drug discovery cascade.
Keele University is delighted to announce that it has been awarded Gold in the recent Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). The TEF award ratings are selected by an independent panel of experts including academics, students and employer representative.
Researchers from Swansea University and Milan University have discovered that people who use the internet a lot can experience significant physiological changes such as increased heart rate and blood pressure when they finish using the internet.
The University of Glasgow has awarded 15 honorary doctorates in recognition of achievements and contributions across a range of backgrounds, including peace campaigning, science, and the world of comic art.
The President of the LVMH Watch Division, CEO of Tag Heuer and Chairman of Hublot Watches & Zenith Watches – Jean-Claude Biver – has been awarded the prestigious Leadership Award at the 2017 Commencement Ceremony at EU Business School.
The University of Glasgow is delighted to announce that it has been nominated in ten categories at the Herald Higher Education Awards. These prestigious awards are organised by the Herald newspaper and recognise achievements in education, innovation, and research at universities across Scotland.
A senior academic from Swansea University has published new research examining the integration of services across health and social care in the UK with the aim to improve patient care, entitled, “Facilitating integrated delivery of services across organisational boundaries: Essential enablers to integration”.
Students at West Dean College often get to work on some amazing and unique objects from a variety of private and public collections, and MA in Conservation Studies student Daniela Corda is no exception.
EU Business School (EU) has announced new plans to expand its Barcelona campus by acquiring a new building. This new building will provide students, faculty and staff with more classrooms, offices, study spaces and lounge areas.
The School of Government & Public Policy – part of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Strathclyde – has a number of scholarships available for postgraduate students, but interested parties need to hurry up and apply, as the application deadlines are approaching.
An academic from Swansea University is part of a team that has discovered that people who do volunteering once they have retired are far less likely to be diagnosed with dementia compared to retired workers who do not volunteer.
Nottingham Trent University is offering a selection of Postgraduate Masters Scholarships worth up to the value of half the tuition fees for UK students starting their postgrad program in September 2017.
The Online MBA program at EU Business School has been ranked 14th in the world in the QS Distance/Online MBA Ranking 2017. This innovative online MBA program achieved great scores for various aspects in these prestigious rankings, including 96% for student quality and 100% for student diversity.
A staff member at the University of Kent has been named as the national University Advisor of the Year. Sophie Taylor-Gammon is the Kent Innovation and Enterprise (KIE) co-ordinator, and she was nominated by students at the University of Kent who recognised her voluntary work throughout the year, providing coaching and mentoring.
The University of Nottingham has a selection of masters tuition fee scholarships available for outstanding masters students from a variety of countries – but interested students need to hurry up and apply as the application deadline is rapidly approaching.
A doctoral researcher working at Swansea University has been awarded the European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering (ECCOMAS) prize for the best PhD thesis of 2016. The thesis explored the area of Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering Mechanics in Europe.
Durham University Business School (DUBS) is launching a new ‘fast-track’ online MBA program. This exciting new postgraduate course will have focused subject choices as well as personalised learning routes for the students.
Last month saw EU Business School host its annual careers fair. The EU Careers Fair – which is designed to bring students and companies together – was held on Friday 31st March 2017 at the Crowne Plaza Barcelona, Fira Center.
International students at the University of Kent are playing a major role in generating more than £25 billion to the UK economy. New figures published earlier this year by Universities UK by Oxford Economics demonstrate that international students coming to the UK to study provide a significant boost to regional jobs and local businesses.
Earlier this month EU Business School hosted an informative and distinguished speaker event featuring the chairman of Nestlé, Peter Brabeck-Letmathe. Mr Brabeck-Letmathe is renowned as being one of the food and beverage industry's leading experts.
If you want to study an MBA program but know you need to continue working at the same time, then Arden University is the place for you. The MBA at Arden University is both flexible and affordable, enabling the student to choose where and when to study, resulting in 90% of Arden University students able to juggle work with their studies.
Award-winning Professor Caroline Elliott has been appointed as the new Deputy Dean of Aston Business School. She is an industrial economics professor, and joined the prestigious business school at the beginning of March.
London Film School scooped four major awards at the Berlinale (Berlin International Film Festival) 2017. This was the 67th Berlinale, and students, staff and alumni from London Film School presented films that were brave, daring and surprising.
The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Data Science at the University of Edinburgh is recruiting students to its program, and has two studentships to fill.
A team undertaking research for British Heart Foundation Cymru will be based at Swansea University Medical School from February 2017. Swansea University Medical School was ranked 1st in the UK for Research Environment in the latest Research
Swansea and Natural Resources Wales (NRW) have signed an agreement to open a new laboratory on the Swansea University campus. The new facilities will provide more opportunities for research collaboration across disciplines.
London Metropolitan University’s Guildhall School of Business and Law is going to host the 13th annual conference in collaboration with the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) on the Wednesday 22nd February 2017.
Researchers at Swansea University have created a new survey tool to help older people to rate their community. This simple tool could be used to plan age-friendly residential neighbourhoods, which in turn can have a positive impact on their health and wellbeing.