4 Halloween higher education horror posters

From university applications to the imminent higher education strike, horror movie imagery is taking grip of the higher education sector

October 31, 2013

Massive open online courses are the stuff of nightmares, apparently. This poster on Mooc Hysteria from the CogDogBlog makes the point nicely.

The Application poster

Remember applying for university? Worrying about whether you’d be accepted? Absolutely terrifying, we’re sure you’ll agree. Which is probably why Ucas is using this poster to get people to reveal their application horror stories.

Skeleton Pay Unison poster

Finally, Unison has decided to publicise the impending higher education strike, which takes place on Halloween itself, with a series of posters, including this one that rails against “skeleton pay”…

No phantom pay rise, Unison poster

…and this one, which opposes the “phantom” pay rises.

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