A very academic school aiming to get pupils into Oxford or Cambridge Here's a short snapshot of a dynamic realm that helps to generate my weekly column for the Irish Examiner as well as keep the reading material in my academic courses relevant.Charles Russell invites us to break out of the confinements of academic art and art history in order to open our eyes a little wider and take a glimpse at what is a far greater vision.

Of greater significance was the conservative outlook of the University's academics.Some seek extra practicum experiences outside their academic departments prior to internship in an effort to compensate for the lack of breadth in their training.

Probably won't go down well with my academic friends, but I felt I really wanted to be out doing things more in the real world than actually doing research.Universities have been encouraged to provide more practical training and decrease the emphasis on academic study.Something that is academic is related to school.