Saiful Omar

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A free, teacher-less university in France is schooling thousands of future-proof programmers

Paris<p>When you walk into École 42, a teacher-less coding school in Paris, a few things leap out at you: a killer collection of provocative street art, including an illustrated condom machine at the front desk; iMacs as far as the eye can see; and a palpable buzz from the roughly 1,000 students …

Peter Thiel

Top 8 Highly Demanding IT-Jobs in Future

September 2, 2017<p>Following huge strides in technology, science and computing, engineering students and graduates worldwide can expect to remain in …

Project Management

Why don't universities better prepare students for self-employment?

There’s a steep rise in the number of young people going freelance, yet many universities still don’t educate them enough about self-employment<p>Entrepreneurship is a hot topic within universities, and there are innovative programmes helping guide the next generation of business founders. But many …


PhD students have double the risk of developing a psychiatric disorder than the rest of the 'highly educated' population

Academia isn't for everyone. The hours are long, you're likely to spend a lot of time looking at a computer or in a lab, and you are endlessly trying to prove you deserve the title of "Doctor."<p>Many of the pressures PhD students face have been published in the Guardian's Academics Anonymous series, …

Mental Health
Information Security

Hey Higher Ed, Why Not Focus On Teaching?

Stanford physics and education professor Carl Wieman won a Nobel Prize for his innovative, break-through work in quantum mechanics. Wieman has since levered the prestige and power of that prize to call attention to the need to transform undergraduate teaching, especially science education.<p>Wieman's …

Higher Education

Walking the line of predictive analytics in higher education

The ethics of predictive analytics in higher education has been a hot topic recently, and for good reason. The age of big data and advanced analytics …

Higher Education

University Of East Anglia Sparks Protests By Closing Muslim Prayer Room A Week Before Ramadan

'A lot of these students are in the middle of trying to study for their exams'.<p>A university has sparked protests after it announced it will close its …