The Importance of Internships, Work Experience and Placements

Many universities and a wide variety of courses offer placement years or placement units for internships and work experience within their degree course. Often a placement year is optional and students find placement units tedious or irrelevant to the degree itself and worth very few marks towards their final grade. However, analysing the positives of…

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3 Reasons UK Universities Should Strive to Encourage Start-Ups


UK universities are globally recognised for their scientific proficiency and their capability to transform abstract ideas into tangible products and services. At the same time, they have been frequently criticised for their inability to stimulate the development of market-leading start-ups in recent years. While some academic institutions do not like the idea of collaboration between…

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