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 have fallen prey to the...
Given the influence of today’s increasingly international marketplace, with developments in areas ranging from sustainable business to overseas investment opportunities, there is little doubt that education in business, law and social science is fundamental to students’ success in the corporate sphere. Fording the experiential river separating school and university may appear daunting and unmanageable to students...
The polar bear: from children’s books to grim tales of climate change, it is a species that captures the hearts and imaginations of humans. But where did these white, hardy bears come from? And how do they live on an extreme diet in an extreme environment? By analysing the DNA of polar bears, collaborative research...
On a recent visit to India, I spent time with undergraduate students coming to the end of their studies and thinking about their next step. While some students were planning to enter the world of work straight away, most were considering postgraduate study. Within this group, many students wanted to pursue a postgraduate programme in...
While academic achievement is important, the university experience is not just about academic success. It is also about fun, friendship, and getting involved in student life. National University of Ireland Maynooth is known for its active campus life. The atmosphere and buzz in the air create a thriving community spirit and vibrant student...
UN inquiry head rejects N. Korea’s ‘honeyed words’
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US think tank faults Burma on Rakhine response
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Mori worried about Tokyo stadium delays
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Philippines pushes arbitration in China sea row
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Japan to send officials to North Korea next week
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