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The Ultimate University Gadget Guide

Heading to university in September? Then you’re likely to need to spend part of your summer hunting down all the gear you’ll need for surviving your course and living independently. To help make the ordeal as painless as possible, we’ve compiled this Ultimate University Survival Guide. It includes every gadget you’ll need for the years ahead, whether that’s a laptop ... Read More »

Lord Ganesha issued admit card by Bihar University to appear for commerce exam

A blunder created by Darbhanga’s Lalit Narayan Mithila University (LNMU) sent a student in shock, after he spotted Lord Ganesha’s photo and signature in his admit card instead of his own. Krishna Kumar Roy, a first-year BCom (Hons) student of JN College, Nehera was issued the card in order to appear for a commerce exam. As per HT report, Roy had to ... Read More »

From nursery to university: Emerging market investors buy into education

Buildings housing the Varsity College, owned by Johannesburg-listed ADvTECH Group, are seen in Rondebosch, Cape Town, South Africa, September 22, 2017. Picture taken September 22, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings LONDON (Reuters) – Two decades after Yusuf Karodia launched Mancosa, a distance learning school to teach South Africans business skills, he sold up to UK private equity firm Actis. From nurseries to ... Read More »

Tech firm Smartron collaborates with University of Southern California for research on education through technology

A partnership has been established between the Indian tech firm Smartron and University of Southern California for research on education by using wearables and machine learning technologies. The partnership with USC’s Centre for Human Applied Reasoning and the Internet of Things (CHARIOT) will focus on understanding the influence on learning when smartphones and sensors are used. About tBand Smartron’s ‘tBand’ ... Read More »

World University Rankings 2018: IISc ranked highest from India, overall ranking falls

Indian institutes performed poorly for yet another year in the World University Rankings 2018 released on Tuesday. The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) was the highest ranked institute from the country, but it slipped from the 201-250 band to the 251-300 one. The fall was attributed to a drop in its research influence score and research income. Similarly, IIT Delhi ... Read More »

World University Rankings 2018: IISc ranked highest from India, overall ranking falls

Credit monitoring agency Equifax revealed shocking news late Thursday: A data breach of the company’s servers from mid-May through July 2017 resulted in the theft of the personal information of up to 143 million U.S. consumers—a huge chunk of the country’s 324 million population. Equifax says the breach leaked highly sensitive information, too, including “names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses and, in some instances, driver’s ... Read More »

Attention, Beyonce fans! Copenhagen University is launching a new course on the singer to teach about black feminism

Copenhagen University will now be teaching its students about Beyonce from the next academic session. ‘Beyonce, Gender and Race’, a new course being offered at Copenhagen University Rejoice, Beyonce fans! Copenhagen University will now be teaching its students about the popular singer, Beyonce, from the next academic session. The Department of Arts and Cultural Studies is offering the class titled ... Read More »

Osmania University OUCET 2nd allotment result 2017 to release today at oucet.ouadmissions.com

Osmania University has announced that it will release the results for the second phase of allotment through the university’s Common Entrance Test (OUCET) 2017 for undergraduate courses today. Candidates who have applied can check their allotment from the official website. “Second phase Allotment Result will be available on 19/08/2017 after 2:00 PM,” the university said in a notification. The facility ... Read More »

Australia’s University of Adelaide to host first open day in India on Saturday

The University of Adelaide, Australia, has announced that it will hold its first open day session in India on August 12, 2017 with an aim to attract Indian students. It also announced that it is planning to increase the number of seats available for Indians to 300. “Indians are highly innovative and have excelled in the research field. That is ... Read More »

Mumbai University results to release by August 5: Chief Minister

The Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis told the Assembly on August 1 that theresults of the Mumbai University (MU) will be out by August 5. The MU results were initially sloted to release on July 31, a deadline announced by the Maharashtra Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao earlier. Due to delay in declaring the results has stopped many students to apply in foreign ... Read More »