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College is a con: The savage truth about your bachelor’s degree - SUNDAY, JUN 28, 2015 11:00 AM PDT

This article originally appeared on AlterNet.

Higher education wears the cloak of liberalism, but in policy and practice, it can be a corrupt and cutthroat system of power and exploitation. 282 more words


Why is College So Expensive? - The Business of Life (Episode 6 Trailer) - Vice News Published on Jun 26, 2015

The average college graduate is saddled with thousands of dollars of debt. That’s because the average cost of a four-year college degree in this country has exploded over the last two decades. 74 more words


Shocking News for Piano Students: Note Reading Not the Best Way to Learn Piano?

So many piano students would love to be able to just sit down at the piano and play without having to read sheet music. At least, that’s according to pianist/composer Edward Weiss. 161 more words


Andriy Popadyuk defended his PhD Dissertation

Andriy Popadyuk successfully defended his PhD dissertation entitled “Design of Polymer Materials to Have Lower Environmental Impact”.

Andriy obtained his Bachelor of Chemical Engineering in 2009, Master of Science in Food and Cosmetic Additives in 2011 at Lviv Polytechnic National University in Ukraine, and joined our group in January 2012.

Congratulations on his successful defense!

SuPA Ceremony: Part 1.

On the 25th June, I attended my SuPA ceremony at the National Glass Centre in Sunderland. SuPA stands for the Sunderland University Professional Award. It is an award that is recognised by employers and gives recognition for the experience you are gaining outside of and in relation to your degree. 771 more words


Meet The Team, our technical guru: Din

In case you were wondering who the technical guru behind My Student Venture and the updates we’ve got coming up in the next few months, we thought we’d shine some light on our talented CTO.