Posts Categorized: Europe

Date Posted: November 12, 2014

Hold onto your tin-foil hats, a research team consisting of Oxford Academics and Deloitte Accountants have claimed that over a third of UK jobs are at high risk of being automated in the next 20 years. This alarming statement comes at a disturbing time for the economy and the claims state that around 35% of… Read more »

Date Posted: October 31, 2014

According to the United States, success is defined almost entirely on hard work and perseverance. The US’s mantra is basically defined as “Persistence overcomes resistance.” And subsequently, 57 percent of Americans disagree with the statement that, “Success in life is pretty much determined by forces outside our control.” As well as that 73 percent of… Read more »

Date Posted: October 20, 2014

Tuition fees in the United Kingdom are a relatively recent invention, they’ve been around since the late 90’s and at the time, the £1000 fees seemed extortionate. Wonder what those same complainants would feel about the £9000 fees today with a chance of possible future increases?   Still, we compare the UK’s fee system to… Read more »

Date Posted: September 09, 2014

It’s always interesting looking at league tables and in my respects, this year isn’t too different from previous years with the top ten all being United Kingdom and United States schools.   California Institute of Technology – 94.9 Points Harvard University – 93.9 Points University of Oxford – 93.9 Points Stanford University – 93.8 Points… Read more »

Date Posted: September 01, 2014

It’s often been stated that school, flat out, is boring. And this writer couldn’t agree more; you’re forced to go somewhere you don’t want to go, sit somewhere you don’t want to sit and listen to someone drone on about a subject you don’t care about, and frankly, don’t want to know about. Is it… Read more »

Date Posted: July 14, 2014

Time and time again, the top universities remain the same; Oxford and Cambridge. The two names are synonymous with academia’s elite, the best of the best, producing some of the world’s most highly intelligent intellectuals with professional qualifications at the lead of their field.   It’s this reputation that has bolstered the British Curriculum’s reputation… Read more »

Date Posted: July 10, 2014

It’s no doubt that Nigeria is rapidly rising to become a global superpower due to its discovery of oil and stabilization of government and education facilities. But now more than ever, Nigeria’s progress has skyrocketed especially fast thanks to a couple of new developments in the country.   First and foremost, the country has obtained… Read more »

Date Posted: July 07, 2014

Known for its distinctive culture, music and food, Spain has always been a country that stands out as a European nation and it has rapidly become one of the most influential countries in the world. Today, many people know just how colourful and flamboyant Spanish dress and festivals can be, but few know just how… Read more »

Date Posted: June 20, 2014

Starting on the 29th of June each year, gun-toting individuals take to the street to do battle and leave pools of deep red wherever they go, hell-bent on causing chaos, intoxication and a whole lot of fun. Fun you say? Why yes! The Batalla del Vino sees individuals stock up on as much wine as… Read more »

Date Posted: June 09, 2014

So it’s finally happened, after seeing repeated ‘higher job prospects’ statements leading to frustrating job searching for years at a time, after feeling the pressure of coursework and not seeing it pay off, after seeing course fees soar up over £9,000 a year; the head of Universities UK, Professor Sir Christopher Snowden has admitted that… Read more »