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First Year Experience: what are we trying to achieve?
Times have achanged in Higher Education in the UK. With the government aiming for 50% of young people to be entering HE, gone are the days of the "top 15% of the population" staying on education....

posted on: Fri, 05 Jan 2007 | path: /teaching | permanent link to this entry

Who needs an address anyway....
This story, originally reported in The Sun, has been doing the rounds on the GIS blogs, but its such a great item I couldn't resist putting it up. In short a guy couldn't remember the address of his friend, so instead of writing the county and nearest town (which is what most of us would do after having phoned directory enquiries!), he drew a map instead. And, of course, the Royal Mail actually delivered it!!

posted on: Fri, 05 Jan 2007 | path: /fun | permanent link to this entry