University of Gloucestershire Business School Top 10 in the UK



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University of Gloucestershire Business School voted one of the Top 10 in the UK by students

‚Äč‚ÄčThe University of Gloucestershire‚Äôs School of Business & Technology has been named the 7th best Business School in the UK as voted by students on the Student Crowd review site.¬†

Student Crowd analysed over 9,300 course reviews from students at universities across the UK to compile the top 20 University Business Schools in the UK for 2019. …

Bangor University Goes 100% Renewable



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Bangor University has announced that 100% of its electricity is now supplied from guaranteed renewable sources.

In June 2019, Bangor University formally declared a Climate Emergency in line with the long-standing commitment to being the Sustainable University, and the switch to renewable energy is part of that commitment.

The University has been working hard to reduce our energy use for more than 15 years ‚Äď overall electricity use per m2 floor area has fallen by nearly 16% since 2005. …

University of Dundee named University of the Year for Student Experience



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The University of Dundee has been named University of the Year for Student Experience by The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020.

The title confirms that Dundee is one of the best places in the United Kingdom to be a student.

It follows the University being placed 4th¬†in the UK for overall satisfaction in this year‚Äôs National Student Survey, while Dundee was also named the Best Place to Live in Scotland by the Sunday Times earlier this year. …

Robert Gordon University Physio Lands Landmark Fellowship For Parkinson’s Research



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A senior academic and physiotherapist at RGU has been awarded a fully-funded PhD fellowship from the Scottish Government’s Chief Scientist Office (CSO) and Parkinson’s UK, to further her work on exercise provision for people living with the complex long-term condition.

Julie Jones, a senior lecturer in RGU‚Äôs¬†School of Health Sciences, has been awarded around ¬£250,000 for the Clinical Academic Fellowship, which is the first of its kind received by a member of RGU and a rare achievement for an allied health practitioner. …

RGU Graduate One Of The Top MBA Students In World!



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RGU graduate Dr Jenna Ross has been recognised as one of the top MBA students in the world.

Dr Ross has been shortlisted in the AMBA (Association of MBAs) Student of the Year Award, which is a global award that recognises the talents and contributions made by students.

The award plays a pivotal role each year in promoting the MBA‚Äôs position as the leading international business qualification and Dr Ross is one of five nominees and the only one from Scotland ‚Äď she is shortlisted among alumni from Hong Kong, …

University of Dundee Scientists Make Parkinson’s Discovery



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Scientists at the University of Dundee have confirmed that a key cellular pathway that protects the brain from damage is disrupted in Parkinson’s patients, raising the possibility of new treatments for the disease.

Parkinson‚Äôs is a disabling disorder of the brain for which there is no cure. Mutations in two genes called PINK1 and Parkin are associated with early-onset forms of Parkinson‚Äôs. Both encode distinct classes of enzymes that play a pivotal role in protecting the brain against stress. …

RGU Senior Lecturer Honoured With Prestigious Fellowship



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A senior scientist at RGU has been awarded with a prestigious honour from a national educational association.

Dr Helen Vosper¬†‚Äď Learning, Teaching and Assessment Strategic Lead for the¬†School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences¬†‚Äď has been selected to receive a Senior Fellowship from the Staff and Educational Development Association (SEDA), the professional body supporting staff and educational developers in the UK.

Senior Fellowship is the highest award that can be made to SEDA members and Dr Vosper has been recognised in honour of her innovative leadership supporting colleagues across the School, …

Boost For University Of Gloucestershire’s Business School As Graduates Out-Earn Their Competitors



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The latest Government education data release has shown that graduates of the University of Gloucestershire’s Business School are, on average, 4% more likely to be in sustained employment or¬†further study 5 years after graduating. In addition, on average, University of Gloucestershire graduates earn ¬£700 a year more than their peers 3 years after graduating.

These figures come the morning after the ‘Outstanding Employer Engagement Strategy’ at last night’s (Thursday 21 June) Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2018 and ahead of the opening of the University’s new multi-million pound Business School in Gloucester. …

Bangor University Rated One Of The Best In The UK For Student Satisfaction



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Bangor University has again been ranked in the top 10 of the UK’s non-specialist Universities, according to the latest annual National Student Survey (NSS).

The news follows the University’s inclusion among the top 100 European Universities in the recent Times Higher Education (THE) European Teaching Rankings, the first university league table to focus solely on teaching and learning.

Bangor University was also awarded a Gold Standard in the first round of the UK Government‚Äôs Teaching Excellence Framework. …

University of Dundee Campus Voted One Of The Best In UK



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The University of Dundee has been voted as one of the best campuses in the UK ‚Äď and top in Scotland ‚Äď in a poll of students across the country.

Dundee came 4th in the rankings compiled by Student Crowd, a website that compares various aspects of university life by asking students to review their institution. It was the only Scottish university to be ranked in the national top 10

In a survey of 7,849 students, …