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Women in STEM: stories from MIT students

Women are still under-represented on STEM degree courses. Three female students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology speak about their experiences in male-dominated subjects

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Making meaningful connections at a small university

The "numerous disadvantages" associated with a smaller university are utterly untrue says Alice Ringelstein

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A cohesive student community

Attending a small university makes it easier to arrange social activities and societies, says University of Neuchâtel student Stéphanie Musy

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Small universities - international or provincial?

More and more students are understanding the global employments prospects that a small university can offer, says Oswin Maurer

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Why is going to a small university beneficial?

Better and more personalised feedback is a key component of the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences' success

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A small university steeped in history and culture

Going to a smaller university may not be as fun as a larger university but the rich history and culture at Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa makes up for it

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Smaller does not mean there is less opportunity

Although small, École Polytechnique integrates international students perfectly and offers opportunities for sports and social activities

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University mental health: taking student well-being seriously

On University Mental Health Day, universities must encourage students to open up about their experiences