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University revokes admission to 10 students for offensive Facebook posts

What started as a private Facebook group for sharing funny memes resulted in at least 10 incoming Harvard University freshmen losing their admission acceptance...
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My improbable graduation: From a tiny village in Ghana to Johns Hopkins University

When I was about 5 years old, my father passed away and life took a dramatic turn. My uncles from my father's side took...
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University summons student for attending finalist event half naked

Uganda's prestigious Makerere University has threatened disciplinary action against a female student for wearing a skirt which was "cut into many strips" and which...
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Harvard student submits rap album as final year thesis

A Harvard student has become the first in the university's history to submit a rap album for his senior thesis. Student Obasi Shaw, who will...
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“7,000 bodies buried” beneath Mississippi university

The remains of at least 7,000 people may be buried beneath the University of Mississippi, officials estimate. The bodies of the state's first mental institution...
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University of Lagos bans mini-skirts and tight-fitting trousers

The management of the University of Lagos, UNILAG, has, in a new dress code it issued to the students of the institution, banned tight-fitting...
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American University of Nigeria wins maiden African competition

The American University of Nigeria (AUN) has won the maiden edition of the Africa Regional Peer-to-Peer: Challenging Extremism Competition held in Accra. The University for...
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Making the grade: Chinese school lets failing students borrow points from ‘mark bank’

Exams can be a major source of anxiety for students, especially if they receive a failing mark. But one school in China is now...

Chinese students face up to 7 years in prison for cheating in exams

Chinese students sitting down to the most important exams of their lives this week needed no reminder of how high stakes were. But they...

Harvard’s calling this graduation speech the ‘most powerful’ ever

Social media is buzzing over a Harvard graduate’s poetic commencement speech, which has garnered millions of views and the attention of celebrities. ...

47 percent of University of Zimbabwe students HIV+

The University of Zimbabwe (UZ) has moved to limit inter-residence visits between male and female students after almost half of the students who underwent...

Final year student stabbed to death in girlfriend’s room

A fourth-year student has died of knife wounds after an altercation between him and a first-year male student he found in his girlfriend’s room...

Law graduate gets her day in court, suing law school

Nearly a decade has passed since an aspiring young lawyer in California, Anna Alaburda, graduated in the top tier of her class, passed the...

Gunmen kill at least 19 people in deadly assault on Pakistan university

A militant gun attack has caused carnage at a university in north-west Pakistan, with at least 19 people dead and 50 injured. ...

Teacher gets lifetime classroom ban over affair with student

A married teacher at a top private school has been banned from the classroom indefinitely for having an affair with one of his students....

Nigerian university to deploy drones for exams monitoring

It is highly probable that the University of Ilorin, Nigeria will, in future, monitor examinations conducted within the campus with drones if the authorities...

South Africa freezes tuition fees after student protests

South Africa’s student movement has scored a big victory after plans to raise university fees were scrapped following weeks of nationwide protests that culminated...

Switzerland students invent wheelchair for climbing stairs

An electric wheelchair that can climb most stairs, including spiral staircases, has been developed by Zurich-based students. The Scalevo Wheelchair can...

Street sign kills school boy

A 16-year-old pupil has died after his face was sliced off by a street sign while on a school tour in the South African...

12 Nigerian students crushed to death

Scores of students of the Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU) in Nigeria were crushed to death and others gravely injured on Friday when a container...

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