Facial recognition installed in female university dormitory in China – to keep out ‘strangers’

One of China’s top universities has installed facial recognition in a female dormitory to ensure the building is off limits to non-residents. The scanners were introduced by Beijing Normal University last month over security concerns, and will be rolled out to another nine female dormitory buildings if they prove successful. Facial recognition is becoming increasingly…

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Universities challenged on top 1% advert

Universities in the UK are being challenged over marketing claims to students that they are in the “top 1%” of the world’s universities. The University of Reading is going to have to take down such a claim after a complaint to the advertising watchdog. University rankings are increasingly influential for recruitment, particularly for overseas students.…

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