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These are the countries where it’s most expensive to go to university

With the Ucas deadline closing at 6pm on Friday, sixth formers up and down the country will be putting the final touches on their university applications, if they haven’t submitted already. If they didn’t already know, they are in all likelihood applying to study in the most expensive country in …

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Ramjas celebrates 100 yrs, inaugurates ‘Future’ centre

NEW DELHI: Ramjas College will celebrate the year leading to its 100th birthday with a range of events commemorating its past but primarily with the launch of a centre that looks to the future. The function of the Centre for Future Studies will be, as its principal Rajendra Prasad puts …

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Education Info

Indian student numbers at UK universities fall further

LONDON: The number of Indian students enrolling to study at UK universities continued its downward trend last year, apparently due to scrapping of the post – study work visas, according to new statistics released on Thursday. The number of Indian first-year enrolments at UK varsities fell by 10 per cent …

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Delhi private schools begin toeing AAP government line on management quota

NEW DELHI: While private school associations are undecided about their stand after the Delhi government’s move to scrap management quota in nursery admissions, some schools have started toeing the line and have updated their admission criteria. Queens’ Valley School, Dwarka which had earlier reserved 20 per cent seats under the …

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Education Tips

The Best Tech Deals and Discounts for Students

Fiscal responsibility is often a necessity when working towards a four-year college degree. In addition to the ever-increasing cost of room and board, tuition and books, one also needs to budget for basic living expenses, occasional entertainment, unforeseen emergencies and so on. Getting the most out of each dollar is …

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Mobile Tips

10 Tips for Good Smartphone Photography

Recently we took a look at the hardware that makes up your smartphone camera. While it’s interesting to know and understand what constitutes a digital camera module, that won’t help much when it comes to actually taking a photo on your smartphone. From a photography enthusiast and mobile hardware reviewer, …

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Computer Tips

Where to Watch Free Movies and TV Online

The spread of broadband Internet is changing the way we watch TV and movies. A lot of people are cutting the cable company cord or dropping that satellite service in favor of online streaming. If you’ve been wondering where you can find movies and TV shows to watch for free …

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Computer Tips

Running Linux From a USB Drive As a Virtual Machine or Bootable Disk

Live Linux environments work just like a typical operating system but run entirely from a CD or USB stick — the latter being the most common choice these days. Since nothing is written to the host computer’s local storage, when you’re done all you need to do is remove the …

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Computer Tips

Fire TV vs. Roku vs. Chromecast: Between a set-top box and a streaming stick

As Amazon Fire TV ($99) bursts onto the market to compete with streamers like the Roku 3 ($99) and Apple TV ($99), you may be wondering what these set-top boxes offer over cheaper streaming sticks, specifically Google’s Chromecast ($35) and Roku’s Streaming Stick ($49.99). Each has its own advantages and …

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Computer Tips

Screenshot Sharing in a Snap: 7 Free Alternatives to Droplr

Many of us here at TechSpot use Droplr on a daily basis to quickly share screenshots. While this simple app is great at what it does, since it moved to a subscription-only model I decided to look for a replacement. It’s just hard to justify paying $4.99 a month when …

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