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Universities and higher education

Print PageTomorrow MPs are due to debate the Higher Education Bill.  It therefore seems to be a good time to make a few points about post-school education. Let me start by saying that I went to university, enjoyed three years … Continue reading

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After the referendum

Print PageOn Thursday roughly a quarter of people in the UK voted to leave the EU.  Roughly a quarter voted to stay.  A quarter who could have voted didn’t and a quarter living here were unable to vote because they … Continue reading

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Imagineering. Where is travel going?

Print PageBy the end of this year there may be the first driverless cars on our roads.  Not science fiction, but science fact.  We already have unmanned planes in our skies – drones.  How soon will these be combine to … Continue reading

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Trusting in a dog’s eyes and judgement…

Print PageI had a delightful reminder of my teenage years this weekend with an encounter with a guide dog and his handler, Andy. I grew up seeing guide dogs training on the streets of Leamington Spa where I lived as … Continue reading

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