Thorstein Veblen – Conspicuous Consumption

A quote from the Conspicuous Uselessness of Education by Thorstein Veblen (1857 – 1929) “The classics, and their position of prerogative in the scheme of education to which the higher seminaries of education cling with such a fond predilection, serve to shape the intellectual attitude and lower the economic efficiency of the new learned generation.”

The 10 best cities in the world to be a student in 2016 – in pictures

What’s the best place in the world to study? Higher education data expert QS has compiled a league table based on factors including affordability, desirability, academic standards and job prospects