In recent years, Germany has emerged as the largest and most diverse research nation in Europe. The world-leading research infrastructure, universities, and highly developed…
The Netherlands prides itself on its research-driven ‘knowledge economy.’ A well-structured and distinguished higher education system and an unparalleled commitment to internationalisation…
Norway has been named one of the most beautiful countries on earth. But there’s more to this remote Northern European nation than stunning fjords and glaciers.
The UK is home to some of the world’s oldest and most prestigious universities. It is one of the most popular destinations for foreign academics, who are attracted by the diverse academic infrastructure and a leading research tradition that stretches back centuries.
The start of the new academic year is a special time. Most lecturers, academics and academic staff take a well-deserved annual leave in the summer to recharge and reflect, and many of them return with exciting new aspirations. Before you jump into the hassle and bustle of the new semester,…>
The purpose of conducting appraisals is to increase an employee’s performance and efficiency – when done well, they should be a positive experience for both the appraiser and the appraisee. They are also intended to increase motivation, ensure that people are kept updated with the latest developments and inform them…>
People say they want to be successful, but when pushed they can often find it hard to define what this actually means for them. What success looks and feels like is going to vary from person to person and it does not have to be just about promotion, recognition or…>
Academic conferences can seem daunting, especially for PhD students and early career researchers. However, these events are supremely useful to students, academics and professionals at all stages of their career. This article will explore why academic conferences are so useful, and how to prepare for them. Papers and research Conferences…>
Did you know that nearly 300 billion emails are sent globally on a daily basis? According to a McKinsey analysis, nearly a quarter of our working time is spent reading and responding to emails. If you work in higher education, you may have experienced increasing pressures to be available on…>
This Career Development Toolkit contains Interactive Templates and Activities to Reinvigorate your Career Careers in Higher Education (HE) are changing rapidly as institutions adapt to a global marketplace for students, and as the political and economic landscape becomes more challenging. Traditional career structures are fast disappearing and new areas of…>