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Love Island is a lesson in how language, like, evolves | David Shariatmadari

The contestants’ heavy use of ‘like’ has raised hackles. But they shouldn’t be demonised for itLove Island is not for everyone. You might not appreciate the dating show’s rowdiness; its relentlessness (nearly 50 episodes this season!); its raunch. But …

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Trinity College could face boycott over pension scheme pullout

Fellows at Cambridge college to vote on whether to overturn withdrawal decisionCambridge University’s wealthiest college is facing a crucial vote that could keep it on a collision course with academics and unions over its decision to abandon the nation…

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Vice-chancellors still attend pay meetings despite outcry

University and College Union found only nine institutions allowed VCs to voteUniversities have stopped vice-chancellors from voting on the committees that set their pay following last year’s outcry over rising salaries but many university leaders have …

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Three most expensive cities for US teachers are in California

Analysis finds that in San Francisco, San Jose, and Santa Cruz, more than 60% of a median teacher’s income goes to rentCalifornia is home to four of the five least affordable cities for teachers in the US, according to a new report. A recent USA Today …

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Female academics are too scarce. So we’re banning job applications from men | Frank Baaijens

At Eindhoven University we’ve tried many ways to take on more female engineers, to no avail. Time for drastic measuresEngineering has a huge impact on society. To responsibly advance science and technology, a university should be a balanced reflection …

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I had special needs help in school. But the doors that were opened for me are closing | Gerry Hart

Without support, I would have floundered. The squeeze on school funds today means children’s potential is being squanderedAnyone watch the Tory leadership debate on Tuesday night? Miserable spectacle though it might have been, something of wider intere…

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Why must my baby be taught ‘British’ values? | Amelia Granger

I would rather my childminder ignored government advice and concentrated on teaching my seven-month-old son to eat solidsAs a recent migrant to this country, I got a shock when my husband and I looked for a childminder for our baby. The ones we met tol…

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Cambridge slips to lowest-ever place in world university table

UK’s downward trend continues as two-thirds of its ranked universities tumbleBrexit and the financial squeeze affecting universities appear to be taking a toll on Britain’s universities, with many seeing their rankings in international league tables tu…

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A private school gets a castle-library, while we fundraise for public school music lessons | Celina Ribeiro

The choice between sending children to a public or private school should be about the bells and whistles, not the basicsOn the first Tuesday of the month, after the kids are asleep, my partner starts baking. This month it was chocolate zucchini cupcake…

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Oxford to receive biggest single donation ‘since the Renaissance’

US billionaire Stephen Schwarzman is donating £150m to fund humanities researchThe University of Oxford has said it is to receive its biggest single direct donation “since the Renaissance”, after it unveiled a £150m gift from the US billionaire Stephen…