Leiden University Excellence Scholarships Programme (LExS) in Netherlands, 2020 (Funding for International Students)

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The Leiden University is offering the Excellence scholarship programme for highly brilliant international students wishing to study in the Netherlands on scholarship commencing the next academic year. The Leiden University Excellence Scholarships (LExS)  is for excellent non-EEA/non-EFTA* students joining a full-time Leiden University Master’s degree programme; and for excellent students […]

England Greatly Expands Sex Education, Despite Some Parents’ Protests

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LONDON — English schools will significantly broaden sex and relationship education to cover topics including same-sex relationships, transgender people, menstruation, sexual assault, mental health, genital cutting, forced marriage, pornography and sexting, the government has announced.The changes, the first revision of the sex education curriculum since 2000, have met with vocal […]

UK global university ranking Brexit warning

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The compilers of university rankings have warned that the UK’s strong performance in international league tables could be adversely affected by Brexit, if access is disrupted to European funding and research partnerships.The latest QS World University Rankings have been published – showing the top rated universities in individual subjects. UK […]

Higher education staff suffer ‘epidemic’ of poor mental health

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Research shows steep increase in referrals to counselling and occupational health services The number of university workers accessing counselling and occupational health services has shot up, according to research which describes “an epidemic” of poor mental health among higher education staff. Freedom of information requests revealed that at one university, […]

Adamu Adamu lauds JAMB for service delivery, integrity

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Bwari (Abuja) – The Minister for Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu has commended the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) for ensuring service delivery to the public. JAMB The minister said this during the Unveiling of the Remodeled JAMB Headquarters Complex in Bwari Abuja, on Saturday. Adamu, represented by Prof. Abubakar […]