Tag: Masters

News

BBC broadcaster appointed in new Biology role

Award-winning broadcaster Ben Garrod has been appointed as UEA’s Professor of Evolutionary Biology and Science Engagement. The biologist and conservationist will involve teaching undergraduate students and has ‘a strong focus on engaging with the wider public to inform and inspire people about UEA’s research.’ ‘I’m so pleased to be part of the UEA team,’ Garrod…

Features

Degrees vs apprenticeships

When headlines are constantly suggesting that universities are dishing out first class degrees like no there’s no tomorrow, how much does a grade really reflect our employability skills? After ten years in education, three more years of academic studying whilst racking up to £50,000 worth of debt, university may not seem like the most appealing…

Arts

Debut authors panel

“If you try to write for the market, by then, the market will have changed” laughs Kelleigh Greenberg-Jephcott, former UEA Creative Writing MA graduate, whose debut novel tackles Truman Capote’s friendship with the ‘Swans’, a dazzling but troubled group of wealthy women. Kelleigh, as well as Mitch Johnson, Paula Cocozza and Sharlene Teo celebrated their…

Features

Next level: is your degree enough?

Today, huge numbers of students are choosing to do masters and PhDs, or to take years abroad, so extending their time at university. But why is this happening? Why are we all so keen to prolong our time spent collecting debt in education? One answer is that it makes us more desirable candidates for future…

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