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For more than forty years Jim Bolton has been based at Queen Mary, University of London, where he is currently Professorial Research Fellow, directing the Boromei Bank Research Project. His published work includes important and influential contribution...
 
Burmese By Ear (BBE) is a systematically graded foundation course in modern colloquial Burmese. You can download the book that goes along with it at https://www.soas.ac.uk/bbe/file53735.pdf There are many other Burmese language resources on the SOAS website at https://www.soas.ac.uk/sea/burmese/ BBE aims to give you a confident and enjoyable start in speaking Burmese, focussing on what you are most likely to need when you visit Burma: “survival language” for cafés, taxis, shops, and so on, a ...
 
Powerful Nonsense is a weekly podcast for young entrepreneurs, side-preneurs and creatives. Cem & Wayne's weekly discussions and interviews will give you ACTIONBLE steps for getting ahead in the digital economy. We want this podcast to support students, graduates and anyone else in adapting to the digital economy, one which rewards those who are passionate about pursuing their dreams, constantly learning and making a positive change for themselves and others. Our fortnightly discussions will ...
 
Hi! My name is Lucy Touche, and I am 21 years old. I'm currently going through the same issues as everyone else my age, and I've come to realise that not many people are open to talking about this stuff. With this podcast, I hope to provide a platform for discussing mental health and all the other problems faced by people of my generation. I hope to interview a wide range of people from experts, to other students and have casual discussions about our own experiences and challenges in life. A ...
 
Oral histories of Myanmar - life stories; some starting as far back as the late 1920’s.From my years of involvement in Myanmar I have become aware of the increasing scarcity of the generation of Myanma citizens who were born during the colonial period and have lived through the tumultuous years since that time. For me, these men and women are "national treasures" whose experience, perseverance and wisdom gained during their long lives will be lost unless we capture their stories in some way. ...
 
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In this special episode for these unusual times, Cem and Wayne discuss the effects of the coronavirus both now and more importantly, the future. We talk about the impact of the covid-19 outbreak on the general population, small businesses, freelancers and entrepreneursBy Powerful Nonsense
 
😎 (anchor.fm/schoolfinesse) 😎 😎 LINKS 😎 ➡ Trump: I’m Waiving Interest On Student Loans https://www.forbes.com/sites/zackfriedman/2020/03/13/student-loans-interest/#36e811ff2ec8 ➡Trump said he's waiving federal student loan interest due to coronavirus. Here's how it will work. https://www.cnn.com/2020/03/13/politics/trump-federal-student-loan-intere…
 
😎SOURCES 😎 ➡“But They Did Not Give U” https://www.uky.edu/~eushe2/Pajares/OnFailingG.html ➡”Univ. BANS BURGERS to combat climate change. Where could it happen next?” – Ethan Cai https://www.campusreform.org/?ID=13568 ➡”University bans hamburgers 'to tackle climate change'” – Katherine Sellgren https://www.bbc.com/news/education-49321560 ➡ “Climate …
 
-Tuition and Fees for Fall and Spring Semesters, 2019-2020 https://www.bursar.vt.edu/content/dam/bursar_vt_edu/tuition/2019-2020.pdf -Over-Enrolled, Virginia Tech Offers Some New Students Financial Incentives To Wait https://www.npr.org/2019/06/13/732117532/over-enrolled-virginia-tech-offers-some-incoming-students-alternate-options?utm_source=npr_n…
 
U K Ba Thaung - interesting stories of his relationship with General Ne Win, including observations regarding the death of General Aung San and the involvement U Saw and more personal first hand observations of General Ne Win's many unusual superstitions and remedies such as bathing in buffalo blood and his methods to increase his virility…
 
Dr Khin Maung Nyunt, born 1929, PhD from LSE, former DG of Fine Arts and Archeology, Emeritus Professor at Yangon Uni, life of a student in London in 1950's, history of Myanmar from end of colonial period, time with Princess Anne in BaganBy Peter Church
 
Dr Aung Khin, born 1932, former MD Myanma Oil Corporation, life and career including international travel and study during the 1950's, geologist responsible for a number of Myanmar's big oil and gas discoveries in 1970's, experiences with General Ne WinBy Peter Church
 
------------------------------------- 😎 LINKS 😎 ➡“Mental Health and College Students” https://adaa.org/finding-help/helping-others/college-students/facts ➡ “1 in 5 college students have anxiety or depression. Here’s why” http://theconversation.com/1-in-5-college-students-have-anxiety-or-depression-heres-why-90440 ➡ “Finals Week With Depression And …
 
😎 (anchor.fm/schoolfinesse) 😎 😎 LINKS 😎 ➡ Scholarships.com https://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarship-application-strategies/apply-for-scholarships/ ➡ 5 Tips to Battle College Senioritis https://www.usnews.com/education/best-colleges/articles/2011/11/18/5-tips-to-battle-college-senioritis ➡ UNIGO $10K SCHOLARSHIP ht…
 
😎 (anchor.fm/schoolfinesse) 😎 ➡Tune in every MONDAY MORNING (on your way to work, school…ANYWHERE)! 😎 LINKS 😎 ➡ “How to Succeed in a 3-Week, Fully Online Winter Session Course” https://umaine.edu/wintersession/how-to-succeed/ ➡ University of Maine - “Quick Facts” https://umaine.edu/about/quick-facts/ ➡ “The Biggest and Best College Scholarships Ava…
 
U Tin Kyaw Hliang, born 1933, career diplomat, his life and career including his views on the Rohingya, history and politics from independence up to today, life on a Government pension and Burmese interest in astrologyBy Peter Church
 
U Kenneth Ba Thaung born 1931, his life and career as a military officer including discussing his relationship with General Ne Win and his career running the Pearl and Fishery corporation, as Commissioner of Salt, the establishment of Polo 9 cigarette company and the 7 1/2 years he spent in Insein Prison…
 
😎 (anchor.fm/schoolfinesse) 😎➡Tune in every MONDAY MORNING (on your way to work, school…ANYWHERE)! 😎 LINKS 😎 ➡ “Help, I Failed a Midterm!” https://undergrad.stanford.edu/advising/student-guides/help-i-failed-midterm➡“10 Fun Facts About Stanford University”https://www.admitsee.com/blog/stanford-top-university-ivy-league-west-coast-fun-fact-college-s…
 
In this episode, Cem and Wayne discuss how the future of hiring will involve robots and AI and why your interview answers won’t be the only thing being scrutinised! Reference: https://www.wsj.com/articles/its-time-for-your-job-interview-youll-be-talking-to-yourself-1543418495
 
😎 LINKS 😎 ➡ “Test Strategies for Objective Tests”https://www.gvsu.edu/cms4/asset/91D2F15F-DAF4-C2F7-B659ECCACE9E7375/test_strats_obj_tests.pdf➡ “Purdue College Prep Experts”https://www.purdue.edu/uns/html4ever/1997/9705.College.prep.experts.html➡ “Guidelines for Taking a Multiple Choice Exam”https://www.purdue.edu/asc/resources/pdfs/exams/mc_exam.p…
 
😎 (anchor.fm/schoolfinesse) 😎➡Tune in every MONDAY MORNING (on your way to work, school…ANYWHERE)! 😎 LINKS 😎 ➡ “Dr. Kat’s List: Five Colleges with Fun Finals Week Traditions.”https://www.ivywise.com/ivywise-knowledgebase/newsletter/article/dr-kats-list-five-colleges-with-fun-finals-week-traditions/-------------------------------------News Theme 2 b…
 
-------------------------------------😎 (anchor.fm/schoolfinesse) 😎➡Tune in every MONDAY MORNING (on your way to work, school…ANYWHERE)! 😎 LINKS 😎 ➡ “Thoughts College Students Have After Thanksgiving Break”https://www.theodysseyonline.com/thoughts-college-students-have-after-thanksgiving-break➡ “Most College Students Go Broke At Least One Semester”h…
 
😎 (anchor.fm/schoolfinesse) 😎➡Tune in every MONDAY MORNING (on your way to work, school…ANYWHERE)! 😎 LINKS😎➡ “About Fastweb”https://www.fastweb.com/about➡ “Apple - iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi 128GB - Space Gray”https://www.bestbuy.com/site/apple-ipad-mini-4-wi-fi-128gb-space-gray/4265700.p?skuId=4265700➡ “Avoiding Loan Scams”https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repa…
 
In this episode, Cem and Wayne discuss why lowering the price of "softer" degrees could either open up competition between universities forcing them to improve their value for money but could also create a two-tier system with "lower status" subjects being frowned upon by higher priced degrees such as the sciences.…
 
-------------------------------------😎 (anchor.fm/schoolfinesse) 😎➡Tune in every MONDAY MORNING (on your way to work, school…ANYWHERE)! 😎 LINKS😎➡ “3 out of 4 college students say they're stressed, many report suicidal thoughts: Study”https://www.google.com/amp/s/abcnews.go.com/amp/GMA/college-students-stressed-report-suicidal-thoughts-study/story%3…
 
-------------------------------------😎 (anchor.fm/schoolfinesse) 😎➡Tune in every MONDAY MORNING (on your way to work, school…ANYWHERE)! 😎 LINKS😎➡ “How to Recover After You've Failed a Midterm”https://www.thoughtco.com/what-to-do-if-you-failed-a-midterm-793150➡ “'Hologram' lecturers to teach students at Imperial College London”https://www.bbc.com/ne…
 
😎➡Tune in every MONDAY MORNING (on your way to work, school…ANYWHERE)! 😎 LINKS😎➡ “Midterms: 5 Tips to Help You Ace Your College Exams”https://vergecampus.com/2016/10/midterms-are-here-already/➡ “Oakland University Unveils $46M Renovation of Student Center”https://www.theoaklandpress.com/news/local/oakland-university-unveils-m-renovation-of-student-…
 
In this episode, Cem and Wayne try to help you make the decision on which one of your many ideas your should pursue. We explain why practicality and gut feeling will often nudge you in the right direction and why procrastinating on an idea can be down to a lack of confidence or just an idea you don't truly believe in!…
 
😎 (anchor.fm/schoolfinesse) 😎➡Tune in every MONDAY MORNING (on your way to work, school…ANYWHERE)! 😎 LINKS😎➡ “Professor holds baby in class after student couldn't find childcare”https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/professor-holds-baby-class-student-couldnt-find-childcare-222212088.html➡ “Harvard discrimination trial reveals Ivy League school's differen…
 
😎WEEKLY CHALLENGE😎SIGN UP FOR A SCHOLARSHIP…MAYBE AN “EASY SCHOLARSHIP”?(anchor.fm/schoolfinesse) ➡Tune in every MONDAY MORNING (on your way to work, school…ANYWHERE)! 😎 LINKS😎➡ National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration – “Why do we name tropical storms and hurricanes?” https://oceanservice.noaa.gov/facts/storm-names.html➡ “The US Department …
 
😎WEEKLY CHALLENGE😎SHARE the podcast link with a friend, co-worker, student, teacher…somebody!(anchor.fm/school-finesse) ➡Tune in every MONDAY MORNING (on your way to work, school…ANYWHERE)! 😎 LINKS😎➡ “Congratulate Yourself”http://www.makingmindfulness.com/2014/09/congratulate-yourself/➡ “Colorado students missed out on $50M in federal financial aid…
 
😎➡Tune in every MONDAY MORNING (on your way to work, school, ANYWHERE)! 😎 LINKS😎➡ “Motivational Quotes for College Students”https://motivationping.com/quotes-college-students/➡Feds Arrest Community College Student on Drug Chargeshttps://kvoa.com/news/2018/09/28/feds-arrest-community-college-student-on-drug-charges/----------------------------------…
 
In this episode, Cem and Wayne riff on why keyboard warriors and internet do-gooders often don’t have the influential impact they hope to based on the latest research. From fake news to that one annoying friend on Facebook we cover all bases in this weeks episode of Powerful Nonsense.
 
➡Tune in every MONDAY MORNING (on your way to work, school, ANYWHERE)! 😎NEWS LINKS😎➡ 8 Secrets Smart People Know About Time Management.” – Ann Lathamhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/annlatham/2015/11/08/8-secrets-smart-people-know-about-time-management/#17cb483c4ce3➡ Should You Skip Class Or Finish That Essay Instead? – Stephanie Yamoahhttps://studybre…
 
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