This year, for the third year in a row, Rīga Stradiņš University (RSU) leads the international rankings of academic and research institutions (SCImago Institutions Ranking) among the higher education institutions Latvia. Overall, RSU ranks 676th in the world, while the University of Latvia ranks 740th, Riga Technical University – 766th, […]

More than 50 sports students at the UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park have benefited from a series of enriching guest lectures delivered by a social enterprise that works to improve the lives of the region’s ageing population. Throughout February and March, Golf in Society, a Yorkshire-based start-up that introduces people […]

The first event of the DataAid programme saw 25 PhD students, including 9 from Swansea University, work together with three UK charities to solve real-world data problems. The charities involved were The Fairtrade Foundation, The Diana Award and Chance to Shine. The event was an opportunity for charities to gain […]

Keele University has been named Sustainability Institution of the Year at a prestigious awards ceremony to celebrate sustainability in Higher Education. Keele took home the top prize of Sustainability Institution of the Year (Large Institution) at this year’s Green Gown awards, which also saw success for Dr Katherine Haxton, Senior Lecturer […]

Oxford’sFaculty of Classics has seized this year’s opportunity of distance learning to reach out to schools, with professors of ancient subjects going into online classrooms to talk to pupils about everything from who wore togas to the poet Juvenal. Meanwhile, recent research from Oxford and Cambridge shows classical subjects are simply not available in […]