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Gypsy women breaking education barriers with uni degrees

Gypsies and travellers may traditionally have the fewest qualifications of any ethnic group in England and Wales, but those going to university in Pembrokeshire say the younger generation is bucking that trend. “What do you want to learn for? You’re not going to make anything of your life.” That was the attitude Leeanne Morgan said she faced from teachers as ... Read More »

Lok Sabha clears IIIT Public Private Partnership Bill, institutes can grant degrees

A bill to grant statutory status to the Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs) in PPP mode was passed by the Lok Sabha on July 19, with the government saying the fees for the poor students will not increase and that reservation law will apply there.┬áThe IIIT (Public-Private Partnership) Bill, 2017 seeks to grant statutory status to 15 IIITs and ... Read More »

Summer Workshop Pushes Minority Students to Pursue Computer Science Degrees

Undergraduate tech students from universities around the country convened at Cornell this past week for a week-long computer science workshop, encouraging students to consider graduate degrees in the field. The workshop, Software Defined Network Interface, aims to increase the number of underrepresented minority Ph.D. students in computer science. The participants come from various universities including North Carolina State University and ... Read More »

IIM Bill 2017: Approved by cabinet, students will now get degrees instead of diplomas

The Bill enables the IIMs to award degrees instead of diplomas. In picture, IIM-Calcutta (File Photo) RELATED STORIES Teach For India Fellowship Programme 2017: Registration details Sonali Bendre has a message for CBSE Board 2017 students Osmania university Centenary Celebrations should be held on a grand scale, says Telangana CM Kerala: Education sector is the most corrupt, says AK Antony ... Read More »

Mumbai University to withhold degrees if documents not submitted

According to the recent notification circulated by the enrollment, eligibility, and migration department of the university, several colleges across the city haven’t completed the enrolment process of its students from 2012 till 2015. University of Mumbai RELATED STORIES UGC issues directives to educational institutions to promote digital economy 11 points Prakash Javadekar highlighted on education at #AAJTakAgenda2016 Delhi can appoint ... Read More »

BITS-Pilani degree row: HRD seeks legal opinion on validating off-campus degrees

BITS-Pilani degree row: HRD seeks legal opinion on validating off-campus degrees Last year on November 9, the UGC sent a notice to BITS-Pilani directing to shut down their off-campus centres as they were established without the permission and also violated the Deemed University regulations Rajasthan government has also put attestation of degrees of BITS-Pilani’s off campus centres’ on hold RELATED ... Read More »