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CLOSE Lunar New Year is a chance to start afresh, to see loved ones and to share the hope of good. Say goodbye to the Year of the Rat and the Year of the Ox. The Chinese New Year begins on Friday and heralds the second animal of the zodiac, the second new moon and the winter solstice. [Sources: 3] According to the Chinese zodiac, the rat symbolizes vitality and intelligence. The Chinese calendar is divided into 12-year cycles, each representing a different animal. The Rat Year begins on 25 January and ends on 8 February, the first of the

Next year offers two great opportunities for nature and climate. The second (26th) Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), known as COP26, will take place in Glasgow, UK, in November to discuss how to make global progress on climate change. The international community has also agreed on a new Paris-style agreement for nature, called the Global Framework for Biodiversity after 2020. [Sources: 4] At a time when the planet is facing an interconnected health, climate and nature crisis, the UK Presidency of UNFCCC COP26 offers an unprecedented opportunity for British leadership on

As organizations that share a global perspective and provide students with an excellent international education, Richmond and CEG have much in common. Richmond was founded in 1972 by the late Sir Cyril Taylor to promote international student experience. As the only university in the UK to award both British and US degrees, Richmond has always been internationally oriented, with students from more than 60 countries enrolled at Richmond and Kensington Universities. [Sources: 1] Another aspect of internationalization is to encourage Indian institutions to establish themselves on campus through strategic partnerships with local institutions. Partnerships between international higher education institutions offer