Lancaster University is to set up a scholarship in memory of Anuj Bidve the Indian student whose unprovoked murder in Manchester evoked widespread sympathy and outrage.
“The scholarship is a fitting and lasting way of remembering Anuj, who was an outstanding said Lancaster University’s vice-chancellor Professor Mark E Smith.
Bidve, 23, was studying engineering at Lancaster when he was killed in Salford on December 26. Continue reading
Times Higher Education published a table of the world’s top universities according to their reputation…
But what does this actually mean?
According to this new university league table almost half of the world’s top universities are in the US – America boasts 45 out of the 100 top institutions, with seven of its universities ranking among the top 10! Harvard University has the number one spot, followed by MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), and then the third place went to Cambridge University in the UK. In fact the UK had one other university in the top ten – Oxford University (obviously), and 12 institutions in total in the global top 100. Continue reading