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King’s College racism row: Students support academic

Image copyright Cambridge University Image caption Priyamvada Gopal said she would no longer supervise students at the university in protest at her treatment Cambridge University students have rallied behind an academic who said racism at one college is “widespread”. Priyamvada Gopal claimed porters at King’s College frequently “hassled” non-white staff ...

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Where can UK students study for free?

Image copyright Getty Images With university tuition fees costing up to £9,250 per year, England is the most expensive place to study in Europe. It’s not a surprise then that for those who want to travel, experience a different culture or develop foreign language skills, studying in a country which ...

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NYC teachers to get 6 weeks of paid parental leave

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City will provide six weeks of parental leave at full salary for all of its public school teachers. The agreement was announced Wednesday by Democratic Mayor Bill de Blasio, union and school officials. The contract covers about 120,000 workers. They include 79,000 teachers, plus ...

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Educating Migrant Children in Shelters: 6 Things to Know

Detainees rest under plastic blankets inside the detention facility in McAllen, Texas. —U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP After weeks of insisting Democrats were ultimately responsible for the migrant-child crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border, President Donald Trump did an about-face Wednesday, reversing a policy that ...

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Is Sara a ‘refugee’ or a ‘would-be surgeon’?

Image copyright Paddy Dowling Image caption Sara’s home has been a tent for the past three years, since being forced from Syria by war At the age of just 11, Sara’s plans for the future are already clear. “I will become a surgeon,” she says firmly. It’s a noble ambition, ...

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