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Studying MA TESOL in the UK at the University of Bath – part 2

By Fri, Aug 28, 2015 4:15PM UTC 0 Comment

Here at the University of Bath we spoke to three Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages students, John, Elsie and David, and asked them about their TESOL experience at Bath. Here’s part 2 of our interview: What were your first impressions of the city of Bath? David: Bath is a historical city. It’s got...

WATCH: Pram hit by passing train in near miss in Australia

By Thu, Aug 20, 2015 12:09PM UTC 0 Comment

This CCTV footage released by Queensland Rail in Australia shows the potentially disastrous consequences of even a moment of inattention on railway platforms. ...

Australia’s Vegemite-alcohol debate takes off on Twitter

By Mon, Aug 10, 2015 1:36PM UTC 0 Comment

Australia’s beloved spread Vegemite was back in the news this weekend after it was suggested sales should be limited to prevent people from using it to make alcohol....

Is Australia’s government promoting Islamophobia?

By Mon, Aug 10, 2015 12:13PM UTC 0 Comment

There are almost 500,000 Muslims in Australia, with 400 mosques serving them. According to the Australian Security Intelligence Organization (ASIO) 2012-13 Annual Report to the Australian Parliament, there were over 200 terror investigations going on at that time. This infers that massive government resources are being ploughed into the monitoring and surveillance of the Muslim community in Australia, as four Australian Prime Ministers have admitted. ...

UQ field trips a great practical way for undergraduate students to learn

By Mon, Aug 10, 2015 11:50AM UTC 0 Comment

Thirty University of Queensland students gained first-hand experience of development issues in Indonesia through an eight-day field trip offered for the first time in July. Exploring development complexities (PLAN3200) is a new international field trip course for undergraduate students in the University’s Faculty of Science. Ranked among one of the world’s top 100 universities, The University...

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