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Universities unite to offer free urban sustainable food course

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Staffs at Harper Adams University are launching a free, online course focussing on the sustainability of urban food systems as part of the Universities West Midlands collaborative Food-Smart City project. The course, “Food and the City”, is led by Harper Adams University, in partnership with Aston University, Birmingham City University, University College Birmingham, Coventry University, University of Warwick, and University ... Read More »

Universities give £4.5bn boost to local economy

University of Birmingham

West Midland universities boost the economy by more than £4.5 billion a year, according to new figures. Research from Universities UK shows the likes of the University of Birmingham, Birmingham City University and Aston University helped to generate £2.6 billion towards other industries. The report set out to reveal the growing impact of higher education on the regional economy, with ... Read More »

Birmingham’s universities employ more than 10,000 people

University of Birmingham

Academic institutions now among city’s major employers, new study finds Universities in Birmingham are now employing more than 10,000 people, making the sector one of the most significant in the city. Latest figures released by the Higher Education Statistics Agency showed that employment at Birmingham’s universities is booming, with the three major institutions – Aston University, Birmingham City University and ... Read More »

PhD Scholarships for International Students at Aston University in UK, 2013

Aston University

The School of Life and Health Sciences at Aston University is offering 12 PhD Scholarships for international students. Out of  these six are reserved for Indian students only. The scholarships will cover payment of £7,000 per year towards tuition fees up to 3 years, subject to a satisfactory progress review at the end of the first year. The scholarships are offered for ... Read More »

UK universities are top choice for UAE students

UAE Students

Despite higher cost of living expenses and rising tuition fees, the United Kingdom is still one of the most popular education destinations for both Emirati and expatriate UAE students. However, according to counsellors from British universities, the maximum number of enquiries are for medicine and engineering courses. International Placewell Consultants (IPC), Gulf, organised a Higher Education Fair on April 27, ... Read More »

Newman University College becomes Birmingham’s fifth university

Newman University College has spent more than £20m improving its campus Birmingham now has five universities in the city after the government approved higher education status for Newman University College. Ministers announced in June that rules stopping smaller institutions from becoming universities would be removed. They previously needed a minimum of 4,000 students but that number has been reduced to ... Read More »

UK: Aston ranked in ‘world’s top 50’

Aston University has been ranked 47th in a new index of the world’s leading universities under the age of 50. The 2012 league table, compiled in partnership with the Guardian and international rankings agency QS, is designed to identify who might become ‘the next Harvard’ and provide the ‘next generation of global thought leadership’. Aston is also placed 3rd for ... Read More »

EAS Postgraduate International Scholarship

The School of Engineering and Applied Science is pleased to announce our 2012/13 EAS Postgraduate International Scholarship Scheme, available to self-funded international students entering full-time MSc programmes in September 2012. We are awarding 8 scholarships of £5,000 each to help with the cost of tuition fees, applicable to any of the following MSc programmes:  Data Communication Networks, Engineering Management, Industrial Enterprise Management, ... Read More »

Aston Business School MSc Scholarships for UK/EU Students

Masters Scholarships in the field of Business for the applicants of UK/EU at Aston Business School, Aston University, 2012 UK  Study Subjects: Various (excluding EMM, MSc Supply Chain Mgt) Course Level: Masters Scholarship Provider: Aston Business School, Aston University Scholarship can be taken at: UK  Eligibility: Scholarships are available to UK/EU students who hold an offe for full-time or part-time MSc programmes commencing in September 2012. ... Read More »

Australia to benefit as Indians shun UK universities

Universities are seeing falls of more than 30 per cent in applications from India in the first signs that foreign students are being put off coming to Britain by the government’s crackdown on migration. Many of the candidates are instead expected to take up places in Canada, Australia and Europe where student visa policies are becoming more liberal as they ... Read More » • Free Website Templates - Downlaod Full Themes