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What’s Your Student Debt Really Worth?

In the last few days, the government has announced plans to waive university fees for students who live at home throughout their years of studying. These students won’t have any financial help in the forms of loans or bursary grants, but they will leave university debt-free, something which is becoming almost impossible these days even

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Cirkle  •  14th Jul 09

Swine Flu: Has Media Hype Undermined a Serious Problem?

Swine flu has been the big story in the media over the last couple of months. As the H1N1 virus spreads throughout the world it continues to touch more and more people’s lives, and there are grave predictions about how cases will increase in the Autumn once normal flu season kicks in. Chief Medical Officer

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Cirkle  •  25th Jun 09

Has Twitter finally landed on cloud Cuckoo!

Surely not… but it’s true; a top London university has added a new degree to it’s existing offerings, a “Twitter degree”! “It’s not another Mickey Mouse course,” insists tutor Jon Hickman, of Birmingham City University. So does this actually identify how education is moving with the times and is ahead of the game understanding how

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Cirkle  •  19th Jun 09

And Talking of Meerkats…

Meet Aleksandr Orlov. I absolutely love this little fella. Aleksandr is a meerkat, and is fast becoming an icon. Unless you’ve been on the moon for the last few months, you’ll probably have seen his TV advertising to try and stop the confusion between his own website (comparethemeerkat.com) and a similar but entirely different website

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Cirkle  •  18th Jun 09