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Three reasons why #Students in Europe prefer private accommodation

Three reasons why #Students in Europe prefer private accommodation

| July 12, 2018

Dorms and university-run student housing used to be the main options for students looking for accommodation when studying abroad or in a new city. Dorms are relatively easy to find even today, mainly because top universities continue to provide them for new and existing students. In reality, however, more students now live in private accommodation […]

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#Erasmus+ goes virtual

#Erasmus+ goes virtual

| March 21, 2018

Erasmus+, one of the EU’s iconic and most successful programmes, has added an online version to its mobility actions, to link more students and young people from European countries and the southern neighbourhood of the EU. The European Commission has launched Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange, a project to promote intercultural dialogue and improve the skills of at […]

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May launches review of high UK #UniversityFees, promising fairer deal

May launches review of high UK #UniversityFees, promising fairer deal

| February 20, 2018

Britain could reduce the burden of university fees on students and bring back grants for their living expenses, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday (19 February), under pressure to lure younger voters a year after they cost her her parliamentary majority, write Paul Sandle and David Milliken. May’s predecessor David Cameron, a fellow Conservative, […]

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EU steps up support to #education for all with €100 million

EU steps up support to #education for all with €100 million

| December 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

International Cooperation and Development Commissioner Neven Mimica announced on 5 December the EU’s additional contribution of €100 million to replenish the Global Partnership for Education. The new funding comes on top of the €375m already committed in 2014. This support will help to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and to promote lifelong learning opportunities […]

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#Education and training in Europe: Inequality remains a challenge

#Education and training in Europe: Inequality remains a challenge

| November 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

The 2017 edition of the Commission’s Education and Training Monitor, published on 9 November, shows that national education systems are becoming more inclusive and effective. Yet it also confirms that students’ educational attainment largely depends on their socio-economic backgrounds. The European Commission supports member states in ensuring that their education systems deliver – the data […]

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Battling over #glyphosate in Brussels

Battling over #glyphosate in Brussels

| August 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

The long-running saga around glyphosate, the active ingredient in popular weed killers like RoundUp, will likely continue to roil Brussels through the German elections in September. Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Vytenis Andriukaitis has demanded a qualified majority vote on whether to extend the licence for the chemical, despite the fact that all of […]

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#Europe Lab: July Agreement in #Gdańsk

#Europe Lab: July Agreement in #Gdańsk

“The spirit of the International Civil Forum “Pilorama” I experienced at “Perm-36” has been transferred to “Europe Lab”, – said Michael Hunt, a theater and opera director, who had staged Ludwig van Beethoven’s “Fidelio” on the territory of the former camp in 2010 and shared his impressions from those times and beyond at the evening talk […]

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