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The 'Council for At Risk Academics (CARA) is a European charity that was set up to address the risks posed to academics in life-threatening contexts; often those whom are living and working in conflict zones or whom have been displaced from their homelands due to war. CARA administers a number of programmes in conjunction with support from key high...
Internationalisation at home; creating cultural insights.' The student cohort mix at Leeds University Business School (LUBS) at both Undergraduate and Taught Postgraduate (PGT) levels is becoming increasingly international. Provisional HESA census results show that a quarter of the current UG first year population are international (non-EEA); this...
Reflective writing as an assessed practice has gained ground in many fields in recent years, including STEM related areas and many EAP courses. This upward trend is supported by recent studies showing a positive correlation between reflective writing and the development of critical thinking. However, for many international students critical self-r...
With the current crisis in language provision in the UK (Coleman, 2009), the ever- declining uptake of MFL at H.E and impending BREXIT; valuable language skills are being lost at a time when they should be highly valued and honed. However, heritage speakers of other languages may provide the 'missing link' in plugging this decline in languages upta...