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Are University advisors beneficial?

Are University advisors beneficial?

Education, Investigations, Specials, University
Does having University advisors on hand in college or sixth form help to get students into top-tier universities? Speaking to some students in London we asked them their thoughts on university advisors. Queen Mary University student, Shabnam Khalafi, told The Voice of London: "I didn't have an advisor, it was just our form tutor or class teachers, I think it would have helped to have one."  She told us that going to a public sixth form they didn't have someone to focus on the students individually and the help from form tutors "wasn't focused enough on our needs." City University student, Mr B (who wished to remain anonymous), told us that although his private college did not have an advisors position ready at hand,  they did "have special classes dedicated to help you with in
Cheater cheater essay writer

Cheater cheater essay writer

Education, Have you heard, Lifestyle, Technology, University
Essay writing agencies may seem like a beacon of hope in the darkness of deadlines, but are they really bringing you towards the light? After a BBC investigation revealed that there were many videos breaching the company’s rules, Youtube has begun removing ‘essay writing services’ videos — particularly ones that promise plagiarism-free essays. How are students finding and using these services, and what are the consequences they face when they are caught by their academic institutions? According to the BBC, Facebook and Google have been asked by a regulator to end their income from advertising these businesses. This is a rising problem, because not only are the videos offering writing services, but there are also other writing agencies who contact students personally or post on
How likely is unemployment for you after graduation?

How likely is unemployment for you after graduation?

Lifestyle, Society, UK
If you are having trouble finding a part-time job while in university, or a full-time job after graduating, it may have to do with your ethnicity. A report released by the House of Commons Library shows that the unemployment rates in the UK are higher for people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) groups than those who identify as white. The report, done by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), suggested in a survey that people aged 16 years and older are having a harder time finding jobs due to their ethnicity. The results showed that young adults of ethnic backgrounds have higher unemployment rates than older ethnic people. People aged 16 to 24 with a Black, Pakistani or Bangladeshi background make up the majority of unemployed people. When BBC Reality ...
Stormzy accuses Oxford university of rejecting The Stormzy Scholarship

Stormzy accuses Oxford university of rejecting The Stormzy Scholarship

Arts, Entertainment
At the Barbican in London for the launch of his new publishing imprint #MerkyBooks, in partnership with Penguin. Stormzy's #merkybooks is another way of trying to give those an opportunity to break into the industry. Stormzy accused Oxford University of rejecting his proposal for the Stormzy scholarship and has instead taken up an offer made by Cambridge University. The scholarship was created to fund two black students from underprivileged backgrounds to attend university, Stormzy would pay for their tuition and maintenance loan for up to four years. In June, the prestigious Oxford and Cambridge university came under fire for its failure to take in students who are black and from underprivileged backgrounds. Stormzy, who's from South London, was educated at Harris City Academy in South...
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