Humanities Articles

Proofreading companies: right words, wrong idea

Proofreading companies: right words, wrong idea

T. S. Eliot examines proof-reading companies: are they killing the skill of writing a good essay?
Where do our course fees go?

Where do our course fees go?

Equal fees and unequal funding disfavours humanities students writes Elliot Mills
Students promote the importance of the arts

Students promote the importance of the arts

Arts Emergency Manchester plans to build on the success of last year by conducting another series of workshops in schools around Manchester, promoting the arts and social sciences
Japanese government cuts swathes of university departments

Japanese government cuts swathes of university departments

A Japanese minister has called for universities to teach subjects that “better meet society’s needs,” resulting in institutions closing or severely cutting humanities, social science and law departments
Humanities faculty suggests drastic grading system change

Humanities faculty suggests drastic grading system change

Proposed change in the mark scheme could see students graded in a similar way to the American style of letter grades
Arts Emergency!

Arts Emergency!

Arthur Baker explains the need for the Arts and Humanities
Vocation, vocation, vocation

Vocation, vocation, vocation

Why are so few international students studying humanities subjects? Daniel Zuidijk investigates. For three days now, I have been sitting at my desk attempting to find a way to write about this subject without either sounding racist or as if I am plagiarising an equal opportunities leaflet. As a small disclaimer, I’d just like to say now that I am neither racist nor a hand-wringing pseudo-racist (you know, those ones that are so anxious about being perceived as prejudiced that they’re generally the most offensive of the lot).

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