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Cambridge English boost opportunities for refugees

Cambridge English Language Assessment is offering free online courses for university applicant...

Technology solves the careers service conundrum

A university's careers services needs to be tailored to the individual student: a one-size-fit...

Is HE ready to deal with network security?

Recent attacks on academic networks have shown the BYOD model can be a problem, says Hervé Dhe...

Manchester's largest gaming college launches

The college aims to nurture burgeoning talent in the gaming industry, the fastest growing crea...

Are prospective students in the know?

82% of A-level students completely unaware of the alternatives for university

Crisis in confidence among young women in tech

Just 37% of young women are confident they have the tech skills needed by today's employers, c...

5 top tips for planning preservation of research data

Ensuring the preservation of data is essential for any HE institution. CoSector shares its top...

Cracking the code for mainframe programming

Richard Whomes, Director, Sales Engineering at Rocket Software, explains why universities and ...

New website for HE events is launched worldwide

Speak to a Uni has been launched by Jemma Davies to allow students across the world to tap in ...

The smart home reloaded - welcome to the intelligent campus

Wayfinding, intelligent timetabling and emotion recognition: The future of our campuses is sma...

Brightspace VLE chosen for new online courses by Derby

The University of Derby has chosen D2L's Brightspace for its modern design, and its personalis...

Sussex partners with software provider TechnologyOne

The partnership aims to transform student and academic services at the university

Halting the rise of university drop-out rates

What can universities do to spot and help struggling students before they decide to stop study...

Number of international students studying online soars

The number of international students choosing online courses at UK universities has risen dram...

The traditional MOOCs model has failed. What next?

Education technology cannot succeed if it ignores the human dimension of education, warns VFS-...

Five ways digital innovation increases student retention

By Matt Searles, Industry Director for Education, Unit4 UK

What's new in lecture capture?

Matrox's Daniel Maloney explains how multi-stream enhances the student experience

100K students from developing nations sign up for free certs

Online education can reach and help people all over the world to get a little closer to achiev...

RED Academy aims to #Fillthegap in the UK's digital skills

The Canadian company specialises in design and technology, and is bringing its real-world digi...

AI-based online learning programme launched by VFS & Oxademy

VFS Global's education arm has announced a partnership with Oxademy Technologies to produce a ...

Breaking the mould: Lottie relishes Formula One role

Motorsport enthusiast 21-year-old Lottie Gilmore was encouraged into engineering while on Bur...

Sunderland invests £1m into its School of Engineering

The investment at the University of Sunderland will see the state-of-the-art industry-standard...

Essex launches The Games Hub

Applications are being invited from budding computer games designers interested in joining an ...

International drone competition crowns Bath students

Engineering students from University of Bath take the winning title in the IMechE Unmanned Air...

The future of computer science education

Two Sunderland students are shaping the future of computer science in schools, through a prest...

Your Life launches App to help A-Level students plan ahead

The campaign's new web-app was created to connect today's A-Level subjects with tomorrow's job...

How can ransomware and the WannaCry virus hurt HE?

Mark Lomas of Digital Marketplace Probrand talks ransomware defences, and essential processes ...

HE students not equipped for growing digital workplace

Young people touted as tech-savvy, but is the UK higher education system equipping them for li...

Coventry University and FutureLearn team up

Coventry will roll out 50 degrees over five years with the help of social learning company Fut...

UCL ransomware attack, industry comment

Last week, University College London was hit by a major ransomware attack which brought down i...

Less than half of students know how personal data is used

A new study found that the majority don't know how their university/college uses their persona...

The new approach to learning and development

Nearly half of businesses are not making the most of the education technology available, new d...

#WannaCry attack, a cyber-security lesson for HE

Going hand in hand with user vigilance is the need to ensure that infrastructure and user guid...

Learning analytics, organising the organisation

Collected data helps to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of organisations, helping to...

Young people at risk of making snap decisions about future

Students and graduates are letting Snapchats from friends influence them when thinking about t...

How online tech can encourage global engagement in UK HE

Online learning allows academics to share knowledge without geographical barriers holding them...

Data protection is changing and HE must be prepared

Kerry Beynon, partner at Acuity Legal and data protection expert, shares her expert tips ahea...

Education strikes back with data backup and recovery

The recent Wanna Cry ransomware attack left the education sector reeling. Protecting data agai...

On the high seas of HE, don't be held to ransom

Universities are ripe targets for cybercriminals, says Robert Stoneman, education analyst at G...

Preventing a cyber attack on campuses

An event similar to the recent NHS attack could bring a university campus to its knees, says G...