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More ‘awareness’ over kitchen design for older people vital, say Loughborough researchers

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Kitchen manufacturers and suppliers need to be more aware of the needs of older people, according to research by Loughborough academics. Consumers, too, must play their part, if they want a kitchen that fits their requirements and enables them to be independent and stay in their home longer. The need for better communication between all parties is one of the ... Read More »

UK’s largest university launches across 21 countries

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The Open University (OU) is expanding with the launch of a bespoke, interactive site for European students wanting to access the renown University and its flexible, online degrees, e-learning study and support system. Rated by students in 2012 as the most satisfying university in the UK, the Open University offers qualifications ranging from MBA, postgraduate and undergraduate courses, across a ... Read More »

Open University Business School links with Africa are strengthened

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The woman behind plans to open a girls’ school in South Sudan, where 90 per cent of women are illiterate, has visited The Open University Business School in the United Kingdom – as the OUBS leads a new model of management development in sub-Saharan Africa. This will involve working closely African trainers and academics, says Francis Cattermole, Lecturer in Business ... Read More »

Cyprus: Universities decrease their fees

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There will be a 10 per cent decrease in tuition fees at private and state-run universities for the 2013-2014 academic year, Minister of Education Kyriacos Kenevezos announced. Kenevezos said the decision was made after the ministry’s plea to the rectors and boards of private universities in light of the crisis to reduce their tuition fees for the next academic year. ... Read More »

China: Private colleges aiming for university status

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Professor faces a daunting task turning post-secondary college into a management university Since being appointed acting president of Hang Seng Management College this year, Gilbert Fong Chee-fun has had a mountain to climb. Fong – a translation professor whose works include the plays of Gao Xingjian, the first Chinese to win a Nobel Prize – faces the huge task of ... Read More »

OU leads universities into online venture

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By Chris Cook, Education Correspondent British university professors will soon start teaching virtual classes of hundreds of thousands of students around the world for free, as the UK’s higher education sector races to catch up with US universities’ rush into open online teaching. The Open University, the distance-learning university, is leading a partnership of 10 UK universities online – including ... Read More » • Free Website Templates - Downlaod Full Themes