Gender Studies Gets the Chop at The University of Queensland

Barely a year after celebrating its 40th anniversary, the gender studies major at The University of Queensland (UQ) is to be ‘discontinued’ from this year and ‘taught out’ until 2018 to allow existing students to complete their work. The decision has prompted outrage from academics and students alike, and highlights the worrying implications of higher

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But why can’t I use ‘as such’ instead of ‘therefore’?

It seems to be increasingly common for students, and others, to use ‘as such’ as a replacement for ‘therefore’ only to be corrected without really knowing why. If you think ‘as such’ and ‘therefore’ have the same meaning, read on. ‘Therefore’ is a conjunction (a part of speech that joins words, phrases, clauses or sentences)

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