Settit Beyene

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What's So Wrong With a Degree Transcript Anyway?

(0) Comments | Posted October 8, 2012 | 7:00 PM

Universities are looking to adopt the Higher Education Achievement Report (HEAR) as a means of providing a tangible record of students' achievements outside of the lecture-hall. This will work in lieu of a degree transcript, which has been denigrated for showing only the bare minimum of a student's achievement at...

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The College Effect: A.C. Grayling Charges £54k for Degrees

(0) Comments | Posted April 21, 2012 | 12:15 PM

22% of the first cohort for the New College of Humanities (NCH) will hail from state school backgrounds, a number far lower than any other UK university. The new private college offers degrees conferred by the University of London in English, history, philosophy, economics and law. All for the unreasonable...

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Sun, Sea and Suspicious Taxes: 8% Increase in Air Passenger Duty

(2) Comments | Posted April 12, 2012 | 7:00 PM

As Britain sees a smattering of sunshine this morning, I'm sure many will start to think of planning holidays this summer; the foreign cuisine they will eat, the sights they yearn to see and now the taxes they will have to pay. As of this month there has been an...

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