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Mums and Dads Don't Think Their Kids Are Employable

Chris Jones | Posted 03.11.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Chris Jones

So why do parents think the education system isn't working? The majority of parents (64%) said their children are missing out on the key skills that employers want, like communication and teamwork. And over half (57%) think there's too much focus on academia. Similarly, a third of parents worry that their children can't link their education today with their future careers.

Americanizing My British Accent: An Identity Crisis

April Xiaoyi Xu | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK Universities & Education
April Xiaoyi Xu

"You actually say 'maths' instead of 'math'?" Colour. *Color. "So... I hope you don't mind if I ask you a personal question. Did you live in the U.K...

Lauriston Lights Summer Camp: The Possibility of Two Weeks in August

Adam Seldon | Posted 16.11.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Adam Seldon

he emotion of the closing ceremony suggested to me that two weeks can be a long time in education. University students were united with eleven year olds in a coming together which is all too rare: students are an un-tapped resource when it comes to educating young people...

Technology: The New Addiction?

Chris Jones | Posted 12.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Chris Jones

We can't deny that technology is a growing addiction, nor should we ignore it. But before we panic and take away young people's mobile phones, let's see how we can use technology to bring people together and create well-rounded future employees with social skills that extend far beyond social media.

Entrepreneurial Schoolkids Win Thousands For Recycling Business

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 08.05.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A team of entrepreneurial schoolkids from Yorkshire have won thousands of pounds to start their business after pitching their idea for a recycling fir...

This Young Entrepreneur May Just Save Your Weekend

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 18.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education

25-year old Andy Stephenson's business aims to provide young children with a "weekend box" of activities to keep them occupied, something some parents...

Which Of These Schoolkids Deserve Funding For Their Business Idea? (VOTE)

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 22.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Teams of entrepreneurial schoolkids from across Britain will gather in London next week to see which of them has the best business idea, with the winn...

Asa Bennett

How Did These Two Entrepreneurs Make Selfridges Go Cuckoo? (INTERVIEW)

HuffingtonPost.com | Asa Bennett | Posted 03.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Lucy Wright and Anna Mackenzie are two old school friends who teamed up to launch their own muesli brand, driven by a passion for fine food. After...

LSE Students' Union Slams Controversial 'Student Rights' Group

Mohamed Harrath | Posted 22.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Mohamed Harrath

Students' unions across London including at UCL, Goldsmiths, Birkbeck, and LSE, have adopted 'no-engagement' policies against Student Rights with more unions expected to pass the motion in coming weeks.

Meet The 24-Year-Old Tech Whiz Who Has Hit Over 200m Downloads

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 03.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Marcin Kleczynski started building his Malwarebytes security software at the age of 14, which aims to remove malicious software that is missed out by ...

It's A Myth Apprentices Don't Get Paid Much. You Can Earn Loads

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Visit our new dedicated apprenticeship section, featuring a live jobs feed. Introducing this week’s apprentice.. Name: Georgia Cosma Job T...

Why It's Never Too Late To Do An Apprenticeship

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Visit our new dedicated apprenticeship section, featuring a live jobs feed. Introducing this week’s apprentice.. Name: Laura Smith Age: 28 ...

REVEALED: The UK's Cheapest Universities To Live And Study At

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.12.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Students looking for a degree course that won't cost them the earth should set their sights on Edinburgh’s Heriot-Watt University, according to a ne...

'I Couldn't Find A Job.. And Then A Traineeship With Nissan Came Along'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Visit our new dedicated apprenticeship section, featuring a live jobs feed. Introducing this week’s apprentice, who's actually a trainee.. N...

Universities UK Withdraws Guidance Over Gender Segregation In Lectures And Debates

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A leading universities body has withdrawn guidance on the gender segregation of audiences in lectures and debates, after Prime Minister David Cameron ...

Gender Segregation In Unis Is Pandering To Extremism, Says Michael Gove

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Gender segregation in universities is pandering to extremism, Michael Gove has said, as he became the latest politician to wade into the divisive row ...

'You Can Still Get Into IT, Even Without The Right A-Levels'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.12.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Visit our new dedicated apprenticeship section, featuring a live jobs feed. Introducing this week’s apprentice.. Name: Tom Dawe Age: 19 Jo...

'He Sent In A Picture Of His Mother To Demonstrate His Ideal Girl'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Online dating is a becoming a pretty big thing in studentville now, so it's only natural there's going to be a few weird and wacky anecdotes. Fortu...

This Week's Best Student Deals And Discounts

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.12.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Bringing you the best offers of the week from Student Beans, exclusive to Huffington Post UK Students. Hundreds of Free Tubes of Pringles Fr...

Apprenticeship Champion Of The Year Chloe Gailes

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.11.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Visit our new dedicated apprenticeship section, featuring a live jobs feed. Introducing this week’s apprentice.. Name: Chloe Gailes Age: 28...

'I Got Such A Confidence Boost From Doing An Apprenticeship'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.11.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Visit our new dedicated apprenticeship section, featuring a live jobs feed. Introducing this week’s apprentice.. Name: Louise Mills Age: 20...

'An Apprenticeship Isn't An Easy Way Out'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.11.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Visit our new dedicated apprenticeship section, featuring a live jobs feed. Introducing this week’s apprentice.. Name: Jake Holmes Age: 17 ...

Round-Up: This Week's Best Student Deals And Discounts

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Bringing you the best offers of the week from Student Beans, exclusive to Huffington Post UK Students. Free Nando's Keep your eyes peeled fo...

A Day In The Life Of Female Engineer Apprentice

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.11.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Visit our new dedicated apprenticeship section, featuring a live jobs feed. Introducing this week’s apprentice.. Name: Rebecca Davies Age: ...

Oxford Rugby Club Suspended Over 'Free Pussy' Event

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 05.11.2013 | UK Universities & Education

A rugby club at Oxford University has been banned from competing and had its leadership dismissed after organising a "free pussy" event, which instruc...