Trinity must do more to stop student exploitation

Posted in Governance and administration on October 26th, 2019 by steve

Ireland“A recent scandal wherein a young female tenant was offered an exchange of sexual favours in lieu of paying rent represents the exploitative, opportunistic and dangerous reality of Dublin’s current rental market. Students in the latter years of their degree will undoubtedly know people who have had, or will themselves have been victim to, landlords who are desperate to capitalise off of the rising prices of accommodation in the most expensive city to live in within the Eurozone …” (more)

[Ursula Dale, Trinity News, 26 October]

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Using Webometrics to Rank University Systems

Posted in Governance and administration on October 26th, 2019 by steve

International“Recently there has been some interest in ranking higher education systems in addition to institutions or departments. See here and here. But both of these efforts, from Universitas 21 and QS, rank only 50 countries …” (more)

[University Ranking Watch, 26 October]

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