Reports are emerging that Colonel Muammar Gaddafi has been killed in his home town of Sirte in Libya. Rebels from the stronghold are claiming to have taken the life of the ousted dictator following a siege, a senior NTC official telling news corporations as authoritative as the BBC.
Young Academic brings some startling student news today as YouthNet publishes the results of a survey taken of students and young people and students in the United Kingdom. The most staggering discovery is the fact that young academic’s around the nation are more concerned by their rising debts than they are death – presumably due to the coalition’s disgusting lack of regard for those currently in higher education (excluding Oxbridge of course!).
Political Party Conferences are closely watched by the nation as our main parties try to show us they are the right people to lead the country, they have the best policies and they are in touch with us, the public
Fears for the future of postgraduate training have been outlined by the British Academy following the coalition government’s much criticised new fees regime. In student news that will be only too familiar, respected academics such as Professor Nigel Vincent have been speaking out about the lack of a long term plan for students.
As Mahmoud Jibril and Abdul Jalil start to move the Transitional National Council from Benghazi to Tripoli, Young Academic Features Editor Robert Gant reports on the challenges that lay ahead for Libya.