Monthly Archives: April 2014
Students should treat every academic activity as important. That is why they should make an effort to accomplish each activity successfully. However, it has been said that the success of any academic activity typically relies on having a start. This all true for the academic activity called essay writing. For a student to be able to achieve success in writing an academic essay, he must give quite a focus on the beginning of the activity.
The essay writing process does not start when a student begins composing it or its introduction. The essay writing process has already started when the student’s professor gave instructions to compose such academic paper.
Yes, the giving of instructions signals the start of the academic essay writing process. After all, students would not be obligated or duty-bound to write and submit any composition unless assigned by their teachers. Read the rest of this entry
How long have you been writing essays?
For sure, you have already written dozens or even hundreds of essays – of different types, kinds, length and difficulties. But no matter what essay you write, you will always consider the three basic parts of this non-fictional piece of writing.
There are three basic parts of an essay: the introduction, the discussion, and the conclusion. These three parts are interdependent of each other. When writing essays, you as a student should consider each of these parts as vital and important. Your composition could be considered dead if you fail to give importance to each of these parts.
Sadly, though, there are university and college students who seem to underestimate the value of the introduction Read the rest of this entry
The number of foreign students admitted at universities in England declined for the first time in 29 years, BBC News said, citing a report by the Higher Education Funding Council for England.
According to the Hefce report — Global demand for English higher education — the number of students from the European Union and other parts of the world has slid from 311,800 in academic year 2011-2012 to 307,205 in academic year 2012-2013. The report says that most decline were in the number of university entrants from South Asia, like India and Pakistan, at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
In 2011-2012, the number of Indian students in English universities was 13,250, but dipped to just 10,235 in 2012-2013. On the other hand, there were 4,580 Pakistani students in 2011-2012, but for 2012-2013, their numbers dropped 38 per cent to 2,825. Read the rest of this entry
Qualifications and exams regulator Ofqual (Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation) has started a consultation on a new that will use numbers, instead of the current letter practice.
If the new grading system is adopted, GCSEs in England would have grading approach and structure from GCSEs in Wales and Northern Ireland.
For a short summary, the new grading will entail GCSEs being graded from nine to one. Read the rest of this entry