I am pleased to be writing my first post of 2016, although I am fully aware that we are already in the fifth week of the year, but we have so many exciting projects that we have been working on that has kept us all very busy. We had our annual company meeting last week, […]
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Entries by Deena Al Hilli
In light of the upcoming Re-imagine Education Awards, the innovative global competition launched last year by QS and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania to find the world’s top higher education pedagogical innovation. I started reminiscing about my own university experience, and one particular course came to mind when I looked closely at […]
There has been much coverage in the media lately about the refugee crisis in Europe. We have seen many volunteers help those trying to cross borders by providing food, drink, clothes, medication and other forms of help, we’ve also seen Germany open its doors to welcome many refugees coming from war torn countries such as […]
The 2015 A-level results indicate that more students have taken up Maths, English, Biology with a sharp increase in those that have taken Computing. UCAS University admissions says that there are 409’000 places this year with 13,415 more female entrants than in 2014 widening the gender gap. Transferwise, the international peer to peer money transfer […]
University students graduating from class 2015 are said to have the highest student debts in history according to the recent UK graduate career survey, by High Flyers Research. This is the first cohort of graduates that have had to pay the increased university fees of up to £9000 which has left many of them with […]
IBM Watson is an artificially intelligent computer system capable of answering questions posed in natural language, developed in IBM’s DeepQA project by a research team which was led by principal investigator David Ferrucci[i] IBM Watson first appeared the game show Jeopardy! competing and winning against the two of the most successful contestants on the show, […]
In April 2015, the Malaysian Ministry of Higher of education released a 10 year strategy plan, the Malaysia Education Blueprint 2015-2025 which took two years to compile. In a video of the prime minister’s speech that discusses the strategy, he discusses the goals and deduces the plan to three main aspects referred to as the […]
We are reaching the very end of 2013, a great time to look at the QS Stars highlights of 2013. QS Stars has captured a global audience, over 60 institutions signed up to QS Stars from 10 new countries in 2013, of which 33 completed their audits in 2013. There are now over 40 different […]
Following on from a short blog entry I posted in early 2010 on Iraqi higher education following the events that have taken place in the last 20 years. A few articles had emerged between 2009 and 2010 and one of the particular articles referred to in the post was the Guardian article on the damage […]
If you were asked which are the five best universities in the world, which five would you choose? It seems like an odd question, many will respond and ask to be more specific? What type of university? What course? Best university for what subject or what area? These are valid questions, but imagine this question […]
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