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Real Estate Buzz: Startups fuel student housing business in India

Real Estate Buzz: Startups fuel student housing business in India

Sensing the potential of the student housing market, many start-ups have entered the fray. Student housing providers such as Oxfordcaps, Tribestays, PLACIO, Stanza Living, Campus Student Communities, Housr, Simplyguest, etc. currently operate in Delhi, Pune, Bengaluru, Noida, Mumbai, Indore, Dehradun, Ahmedabad and Jaipur. The top 10 players in the organized student housing space collectively operating [...]

July 2, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Real Estate Buzz: Startups fuel student housing business in India

Restoring student polls in Lucknow and other varsities on VCs conference agenda

Restoring student polls in Lucknow and other varsities on VCs conference agenda

Lucknow: Restoration of student union elections in state universities will be discussed at the vice chancellor’s (VCs) conference to be held in Lucknow on Thursday. More than 20 heads of universities will be participating in the first, the first of its kind after the BJP government came to power in March this year Governor Ram [...]

July 6, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Restoring student polls in Lucknow and other varsities on VCs conference agenda

Department of Education must end the billion-dollar student loan collection boondoggle

Department of Education must end the billion-dollar student loan collection boondoggle

Getty Images In the last month, the contracting process for companies vying to be one of the U.S. Department of Education’s debt collectors has spiraled into chaos. Companies that didn’t make the final cut or were fired for misleading student loan borrowers are suing the Department, and the judge overseeing the litigation has issued an [...]

May 22, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Department of Education must end the billion-dollar student loan collection boondoggle

Student Gives Passionate Speech On Why Betsy DeVos Shouldn’t Be Education Secretary

Student Gives Passionate Speech On Why Betsy DeVos Shouldn’t Be Education Secretary

In a powerful and passionate speech, a Detroit student expressed why she doesn’t think Betsy DeVos should be Secretary of Education. In a video the American Federation of Teachers posted on Facebook, Dannah Wilson (whose name was spelled incorrectly in the video and later corrected in the comments) explained that 119 parents, organizers and students (including herself) [...]

January 20, 2017 Saheli Education Comments Off on Student Gives Passionate Speech On Why Betsy DeVos Shouldn’t Be Education Secretary

Labour promises return of student maintenance grants

Labour promises return of student maintenance grants

Labour says it would restore grants to help young people in England stay in further and higher education. This would mean a return for education maintenance allowances (EMA) scrapped by the coalition government in 2010. It would also mean reversing the decision to turn maintenance grants for poorer university students into repayable loans. Shadow education [...]

August 18, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Labour promises return of student maintenance grants

Labour pledges to bring back student grants

Labour pledges to bring back student grants

Labour has pledged to reintroduce student maintenance grants and the educational maintenance allowance – both scrapped by Conservative-led governments – if it returns to power. The party said that reintroducing grants for poorer students would be an “investment” and would be paid for by increasing corporation tax “by less than 1.5 per cent”. Labour has [...]

August 18, 2016 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on Labour pledges to bring back student grants

Farnborough teacher struck off for sex with student

Farnborough teacher struck off for sex with student

A teacher who had sex with a student has been banned from the profession. Simon Bickford-Smith, 39, began a relationship with the girl when she was 17, while he was a teacher at Sixth Form College, Farnborough in Hampshire. A National College for Teaching & Leadership (NCTL) panel found he engaged in sexual activity with [...]

June 22, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Farnborough teacher struck off for sex with student

Report: Decaying School Infrastructure Putting Student Health At Risk

Report: Decaying School Infrastructure Putting Student Health At Risk

School facilities is second only to highways as the largest sector of public infrastructure spending, but it’s been more than 20 years since the federal government conducted a comprehensive review of the nation’s school buildings. The fill this void, the Center for Green Schools teamed up with 21st Century Fund and theNational Council on School [...]

April 7, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Report: Decaying School Infrastructure Putting Student Health At Risk

Local Bank Attracts First-Time Home Buyers With a Simple Perk: 1% Student Loans

Local Bank Attracts First-Time Home Buyers With a Simple Perk: 1% Student Loans

For young people looking to buy their first homes, there’s a big obstacle: student loan debt. It’s not holding back everyone, but debt obligations have a huge impact on the mortgage approval process, not to mention the ability to save for a down payment and other home-buying costs. One bank decided it would shake up [...]

March 31, 2016 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on Local Bank Attracts First-Time Home Buyers With a Simple Perk: 1% Student Loans