Student Ideas Competition: Support Mappedemia!

Mappademia is a project submitted for the JISC student ideas competition which, if it can get 250 votes from the public, would get funding for a piece of software which would allow students or researchers with little or no previous programming experience to easily create mobile mapping applications and share them for free with the public….

The Perils and Promises of Being a Mature Student

Editor’s Note: This blog has been re-posted by kind permission of Robin Trenbath; for more from Robin you can follow his blog here and read his twitter feed @rjtrenbath Many mature students have had unusual relationships with education – and I am certainly one of them. When I left school at 16 I gleefully burned my…