Edinburgh Student Releases Meningitis and Septicaemia iPhone App


Young Academic has been made aware of a great piece of technology that has been developed by none other than a student from Northern Ireland. The application, which is also a fun game has been created by medical student and Games Artist Ciléin Kearns from Derry and its purpose is to raise awareness of meningitis and septicaemia.


UEL Student Wins Big Pitch Competition and Earns Right to Play at Wembley

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Young Academic can excitedly reveal that UEL Sports journalism student, Chris Deacon, has used his journalistic talents to win the ultimate football fans’ dream. In enthralling student news, Chris has won the Big Pitch competition and earned the right to play at Wembley stadium.

UEL Vice Chancellor Has Say on Higher Education Reforms

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Young Academic can today bring you news that the Vice-Chancellor of the University of East London has rejected the government’s claims that their higher education reforms would increase choice for students. In essential education news, he went on to warn many students that they face only the choice between a ‘no-frills’ degree or none at all.


Students Encouraged to Enter the Airbus Fly Your Ideas Challenge

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The topics for the €30,000 Fly Your Ideas Challenge from Airbus have today been revealed to universities worldwide, Young Academic can reveal. Students around the world are encourage to get involved with this lucrative competition to be in with the chance to help shape the future of flight.