Asia Education

Liberal arts education: the key to our global economy

By Thu, Oct 09, 2014 5:19PM UTC Pic: Students at Mount Royal University

“You’re going to study English? It must be great to love a subject so much that you don’t need to eat.” Thus, the recurring refrain common to the majority of discussions on liberal arts education resurfaces. While it cannot be denied that today’s graduates are being hurled head-first from tutorials

5 ways graduate programmes spur students to succeed

By Thu, Oct 02, 2014 7:13PM UTC 5 ways graduate programmes spur students to succeed

Expensive, time-consuming and irrelevant: three accusations which have been levelled at graduate programmes in an era of tuition fee increases across Europe, Australia and the US and high living costs worldwide. In what is, undoubtedly, a turbulent period for graduate study, the significant benefits of remaining in Higher Education have

Discover the secret weapon of the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

By Thu, Oct 02, 2014 6:51PM UTC Discover the secret weapon of the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

The juxtaposition of a recent surge of graduate employment in science and engineering with funding cuts and decreased support for disciplines such as the arts could leave students pondering why they would risk their futures by studying anything other than science or technology. Countless budding artists, historians and sociologists worldwide

US student rallies support Hong Kong protesters

By Thu, Oct 02, 2014 11:29AM UTC US student rallies support Hong Kong protesters

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. students have been gathering with umbrellas to show their support for pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong.

Hong Kong police arrest student protesters at government complex

By Sat, Sep 27, 2014 3:44PM UTC A student is taken away by policemen at the government headquarters  in Hong Kong, Saturday. Pic: AP.

HONG KONG (AP) — Riot police in Hong Kong are moving in to arrest the remaining 50 students who occupied the premises of government headquarters to protest China’s refusal to allow genuine democratic reforms in the semiautonomous region.

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