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    A dangerous experiment:

    Cambridge University. Image by foshie via Flickr.

    Skills gap So where do we go from here? The answer is simple. Instead of cutting funding for our higher education, the UK needs to invest. The report, Further Higher? Tertiary education and growth in the UK's new economy, commissioned by UCU and carried out by the Institute for Pub...

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    The Québec Maple Spring:


    The term, ‘Maple spring’ refers to the Canadian practice – after a harsh winter - of collecting maple sap in Springtime to make delicious syrup. Like the sap that flows in the veins of maple trees, thousands of students invaded the major arteries of our cities to make their voices...

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