Tag Archive: higher education

I PASSED MY VIVA!

After spending a couple of months reading my thesis, retranslating all the texts I quoted, and trying to keep up to speed with the tide of academic research, I was ready to defend… Continue reading

Submitting my Thesis

This blog has been very quiet for the past couple of weeks while┬áI was lost in the turbulence of submitting my doctoral thesis. I’ve spent the past four years working on my thesis,… Continue reading

A “Must Read” Guide to the New Student Fees System

Martin Lewis, who runs the savvy and indispensable moneysavingexpert.com, has just published an article on the new student fees system. Aimed at clarifying the new fiscal process for students, teachers and parents, it… Continue reading

Have you been reading The Edithorial lately?

In Obliterating a Discipline┬áI considered the moral issues surrounding the impact of Higher Education cuts in British universities. Edith Hall’s blog, The Edithorial, contributes a weekly discussion on this topic and is well… Continue reading

Obliterating a Discipline: Fiscal Gain at the Price of Impoverished Minds

The news hit the web this week that the Classics Dept at Royal Holloway is seriously under threat from closure, due to financial concerns. This is terrible news, and the way it is… Continue reading

The Classical Association 2011: Go Team Durham!

So this year the Class Ass (as it is affectionately known) visited us at Durham. It’s a global conference held in a different university around the UK every year, and this year we… Continue reading

Classics Goes into Hyperspace

I signed myself up for the Digital Classicists Workshop with little more than a hazy idea of how the internet works (and where it is located? Who knows…?) and with the blind optimism… Continue reading