Daily Archives: 18 febrero, 2020

Call to scrap ‘elitist’ Oxford application fee

Image copyright Getty Images Academics at Oxford University want to scrap a £75 fee required to apply for postgraduate courses – arguing it is an “elitist” financial barrier. The fee is not refundable – and an internal email suggests Oxford receives £2m from applications per year, mostly from those who have been rejected. There are…

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Children facing uncertain future, experts warn

Image copyright Getty Images No country offers a child both the chance of a healthy upbringing and an environment fit for their future, the World Health Organization (WHO) says. Experts say climate change and harmful advertising encouraging fast-food consumption and under-age drinking are putting children at risk. The UK was ranked among the top 10…

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