Entry requirements for some of Scotland’s most prestigious universities will be lowered to increase the number of students from diverse backgrounds, it has emerged.
Golfers are been urged to take up half-an-hour of yoga a week if they want to significantly improve their swing.
Students should apply for university after they get their A-level results, in a major shake-up proposed by university and college staff.
The Irish Government has confirmed it will continue supporting students applying to universities in the United Kingdom as well as Northern Ireland pupils wishing to study in the Republic after Brexit.
Sir, – I don’t suppose students at Dundee University, from all over the world and on the same course, size each other up and wonder – are you the “cash cow” paying for my course (“Principal warns over ‘cash cow’ students”, Courier, December 21).
The Wellcome Trust has boosted the value of its fund to almost £25.9 billion despite “choppier markets” and pledged around £900 million a year in charitable spending until at least 2022.
A quadriplegic student who became paralysed three years ago drew cheers from his classmates as he walked across the stage at his graduation ceremony.
An ad for a personal statement writing service for university applicants has been banned for suggesting that students could submit the letters as their own without risk.
Best selling crime writer Val McDermid admitted being “very moved and very touched” as she had an honorary degree conferred upon her at St Andrews University
Groundbreaking research carried out at Abertay, Dundee and St Andrews universities features on a new list designed to highlight the impact their discoveries have on our daily lives.