Results tagged “University of East London”
A passion for London life flows through the lyrics of Dizzee Rascal's latest track, Love This Town.
But last week the roles were reversed as he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Arts degree by an establishment on his own patch of East End turf.
Level39, Canary Wharf's new incubator hub, saw the next generation of entrepreneurs in action as students from the University of East London went head to head in a Dragons' Den-style competition.
Students and graduates pitched their ideas at the eighth annual E-Factor Business Ideas Competition.
An east London lecturer put her studies into practice when she supported the Red Cross during the recent Algerian hostage crisis.
Clinical psychologist Sarah Davidson runs an online Masters course at the University of East London (UEL) but was posted to Africa earlier this month, joining forces with the Red Cross Psychosocial Support Team and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office's Rapid Deployment Team.
MP Jim Fitzpatrick has criticised the Government's handling of higher education - with increases in tuition fees persuading many not to apply.
A year after the Government said the changes, including cuts to student places, would have no impact, overall applications to university have fallen 15%.
A University of East London student is heading for warmer climes after he was selected for an England cricket squad.
Tymal Mills, who is a BA (Hons) Sports Journalism student will head to Bangladesh for a tour next month with the England Lions. Mills, 19, plays county cricket for Essex and he said he was delighted to be called up.