Monthly Archives: January 2014
I’m in the midst of writing a sports essay when Google sent me an alarm for the Super Bowl event that will happen this Sunday in New Jersey. Last year, my favorite team, the Baltimore Ravens (I spent two years of life in the city) won the Super Bowl XLVII. Sadly though, the Ravens failed to make it to this year’s Big Game.
Anyway, another bird made it to the Super Bowl XLVIII.
For those who have heard of the Super Bowl, American Football and the National Football League (Yes, it is different from the football we play here in London) but don’t have a slight idea what it is, here’s an almost three-minute introductory video. Read the rest of this entry
“Rallies are a reality in the UK education system. This blog tells why students resort to protest on the streets.”
In the coming days, students in the United Kingdom will be holding more protest rallies. They will be the continuation of the campaigns they started at the end of last year which is only a month ago. Their specific concerns include the privatisation of student loans, very high tuition fee, stagnant education services, the relevant issue around them which is the discrimination against cleaning staff, low salaries of school staff and faculty and even their right to hold protests.
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By around end of March, universities and colleges would have made their decisions who to accept among the applicants for their chosen courses. Applicants who submitted their applications and personal statements to the Universities and Colleges Admission Service — or UCAS – on or before the 15 January 2014, deadline would sooner or later know whether they made it and could become a university student in the next academic term.
But what decisions can applicants expect from the universities or colleges they applied to?
Universities and colleges typically have admission tutors to determine whether an applicant is suitable to study their offered courses. Read the rest of this entry