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Dare to be Digital 2016 launches!

Dare to be Digital 2016 launches – a unique, international, residential student game jam! Dare to be Digital, the world’s leading game design competition for students, is now open for applications. Fifteen teams of students will be chosen from the world’s best university games courses to compete to create and develop their games, with guidance and mentorship from experts in ... Read More »

Abertay University unveils three-year fast-track to Scottish honours degree

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New understudies enlisting at Abertay University later in the not so distant future will be the first in Scotland to have the capacity to finish what might as well be called a full four-year respects degree inside three years. Abertay has planned another structure permitting understudies to fit four years’ value of study into three years. This implies that understudies ... Read More »

St Andrews expert appointed to lead Abertay’s Dundee Business School

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Abertay University has appointed Professor Gavin Reid as the new Head of the Dundee Business School.  He will start work at Abertay on a part-time basis next month and take up the role full-time in August. Professor Reid is currently Honorary Professor of Economics in the School of Economics and Finance at St Andrews University, and also Professor of Enterprise ... Read More »

Universities move to cut the number of zero-hours contracts

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Universities have pledged to take action over zero-hours contracts after concerns over thousands of teaching and research staff hired on such deals. A Sunday Herald survey found Edinburgh University and Queen Margaret University have already “significantly” cut the number of such contracts. The University of the West of Scotland and Aberdeen and Glasgow universities said they were actively looking at ... Read More »

Abertay appoints new Head of Science, Engineering and Technology

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Abertay University has appointed Professor Carl Schaschke as Head of the School of Science, Engineering and Technology. Professor Schaschke is currently Head of the Department of Chemical and Process Engineering at the University of Strathclyde, a post he has held since 2006.  He will take up his new role at Abertay in the summer. Professor Schaschke graduated first-class BSc (Hons) ... Read More »

St Andrews University defends record on admitting students from poorer families

Only one in three of the would-be students from poor families offered a place at St Andrews University takes it up, it has emerged. The university divulged the figure after coming under attack from the National Union of Students (NUS) for taking on only 13 undergraduates from the most deprived parts of Scotland in 2010-11. Aberdeen and Edinburgh universities were ... Read More » • Free Website Templates - Downlaod Full Themes