August 15 - A Day of Compassion

Kit Marsters | Posted 13.10.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Kit Marsters

Have you heard of the Day of Compassion? No? With all the terrible events taking place in the world right now, it's not surprising. Every time I switc...

What Does a Free Range Student Look Like? MOOCs, Learning to Be Social, and the Brave New World of Education

Malory Nye | Posted 29.04.2014 | UK
Malory Nye

It was the early 1980s, and I was in my late teens. There were many certainties at that time - Nelson Mandela would never be free, it was only a matte...

Can Universities Nurture a New Generation of Problem Solvers?

Green Futures | Posted 11.08.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Green Futures

By Kyla Mandel New technologies are revolutionising higher education, allowing learners across the world to collaborate on solutions to pressing issu...

MOOCs Will Challenge Universities but Could Boost Social Mobility

Ann McKechin | Posted 19.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Ann McKechin

Universities in the UK are no more immune to technological change than businesses, and the publication of a report last week outlining some of the threats facing the sector made this clearer than ever.

Edinburgh University Offers Free 'Degree' On Aliens

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 24.07.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Edinburgh university is the first in the UK to offer a selection of free online courses, including one that teaches students about UFOs and the search...