UGC urges universities, colleges to ensure swift implementation of ‘gender champions’ guidelines

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has asked all universities and affiliated colleges to ensure the early nomination of ‘Gender Champions’ from among students with the aim to make campuses more inclusive and spread gender sensitisation. The commission has also asked the institutions to fill up the online compliance details. “In order to increase the outreach … Read more

Successful parents do these 3 things with their kids to ‘build their brains,’ says pediatric surgeon

Early childhood is a time of rapid development in the brain. In fact, 90% of a child’s brain growth happens before the age of five — and a big part of it is dependent on their language environment. That’s why frequent, rich “serve-and-return” interactions are critical for brain and social development. Nurturing activities — talking, … Read more

Ambedkar University forms committee to ensure ‘smooth’ admission process for College of Art

Ambedkar University Delhi (AUD) has announced to constitute a committee to ensure a ‘smooth’ process for admission in various courses of College of Art for the academic year 2022-23. The statement was made by AUD amid an ongoing tussle between the Delhi University and the Arvind Kejriwal government over the affiliation of the college. According … Read more

The university courses helping to upskill workforces and keep businesses thriving

Are you looking to keep your business thriving and upskill current staff? Then the University of Salford has some fantastic opportunities. The university currently offers a great range of business and management apprenticeships to help your company and staff continue to flourish. Offered at both degree and masters level, these programmes can help you build … Read more

Princeton University Discloses Large Stake in Lithium Miner

Text size Students walk on campus at Princeton University. William Thomas Cain/Getty Images Princeton University disclosed that it owned a large stake in an early-stage lithium miner. In fact, Princeton’s holdings of 2.4 million shares of Lithium Americas (ticker: LAC) make it the fourth-largest investor in the Vancouver-based company. Princeton disclosed the holdings in a … Read more

UNESCO says money spent on education doesn’t match its importance

The amount spent on financing education doesn’t match the view that education is important, said Priyadarshani Joshi, a research officer on UNESCO’s Global Education Monitoring Report team. Nobody would argue that education isn’t important, “but the money does not seem to add up,” Joshi told CNBC’s Squawk Box Asia last Friday as she spoke about … Read more

‘She has no ambition’: I make $100,000. I’m buying a home before the wedding. My fiancée earns $50,000 and has $20,000 in student debt. What’s a fair prenup?

I have been in my current relationship for almost three years. I’m a young woman, 41, have a great, stable career and make about $100,000 a year. I am ambitious and my prospects have me increasing my income by $10,000 every year. I have about $140,000 in savings, and no debt. I am close to … Read more

Education Department forgives loans of over 110,000 in public service

U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona delivers remarks at the department’s Lyndon Baines Johnson Building in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 27, 2022. Chip Somodevilla | Getty Images Temporary changes to the troubled public service loan forgiveness program have resulted in more than 110,000 people with student debt getting around $6.8 billion in relief. The new figures … Read more

Will Biden Cancel Student Debt? Two Years In, He’s Still Mulling Up to $10,000

Text size President Joe Biden said Thursday he is “considering dealing with some debt reduction.” Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images Two years since candidate Joe Biden tweeted that student borrowers should have at least $10,000 of their debt forgiven, the administration is “in the process of taking a hard look” at whether it should happen, now-President Biden … Read more

Maharashtra govt to organise Bal Sabhas for children in villages on April 24

The Maharashtra government has decided to organise Bal Sabhas in every village on April 24, Panchayati Raj Day, to provide 11 to 18 years old children a platform to express their views and participate in the Panchayati Raj system, an official said. According to an official statement, every gram panchayat is to organise Bal Sabhas, … Read more