education Archive

What is university really for?

By Kristiyana Hristova I shall let you know in advance that this is a personal perspective so feel free to disagree or, better still, share your opinion with us. “What is university really for?” – that’s a question that not many people ask, and may be that is the reason they do not always make […]

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Staff Charter Progress

As you may know already, the staff charter is being developed to provide a set of principles and good practice guidelines for everyone working at London Metropolitan University. The charter is based on a two sided agreement – what you would expect…

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The Teaching Revolution: not only a Lecturers’ challenge

By Renata da Hora (3rd year Digital Media BA) Reading Pam Tatlow???s article ???British Universities Are In Need Of A Teaching Revolution???, for the newspaper The Guardian, I noticed the need to talk about the student???s role in the ???teaching revolution…

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How do we define a module as ‘irrelevant’ to our course?

By Kristiyana Hristova We recently had a discussion on the SocialMet facebook page about having modules that might appear ‘irrelevant’ to the course a person is doing or ‘irrelevant’ to their end goal. That made me realise that I am maybe not one …

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How do we manage working, family commitments and study all at the same time?

By Anthony Bennett I am amazed and proud to be one of the many mature students that have qualified with a university degree, and when I graduated there were many more people out there that also achieved their goals: mothers, fathers, ???care people???…

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Why is studying in London better than in my country?

By Milja Zarubica As I entered my 2nd year at London Metropolitan University and taking in account that I attended 2 years of uni in my home country before I moved to London, I feel like like I’m competent enough to compare how different studying …

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