Refugee scholarships and trade war fears - Reading in the news Tue 19 Jun19 June 2018
Importance of ICT education: Times Education Supplement references a report co-authored by Dr Billy Wong (IoE) on the impact removing ICT as a GCSE and A-Level subject would have on student diversity. The report calls for an urgent review of the decision.
Refugee scholarships: BBC Radio Berkshire (23 mins 30 secs) interviewed Professor Robert Van de Noort, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Academic Planning and Resource, on the new refugee scholarship offered by the University. They also interviewed a refugee from South Sudan on her experience of coming to the UK and benefiting from the scheme. Read our news story.
Trade war fears: Comments from Professor Davide Castellani from Henley Business School on relations between the US and China appeared in the Guardian’s Business live blog.