Caroline Hardaker

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What is a Bachelor’s degree?

A Bachelor’s degree is one of the most common and widely available degrees that you can study at university in the UK. But do you know how long it takes to complete a Bachelor’s, what the different abbreviations mean in degree titles, or what you can do with your qualification after you have...


What is the Russell Group?

If you are thinking about studying at a UK university you will probably have heard of the Russell Group. But what is it? Which universities are in the group? And what makes them special? Read on to find out.


Should I stay at home for university?

Moving out to go to university is a big deal, and it's not for everyone. Each year, many students opt to live at home or locally during their studies, and still get to enjoy all the fun and excitement of university life. Leaving home for the first time can be terrifying. And it takes a lot of...

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How to make your university firm and insurance choices

You’ve received offers to study at university and now you have to decide which one to accept. But what do your offers actually mean and how do make the right choice for you? Read on to find out more about university offers, the difference between firm and insurance choices and some of the things...

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What exams are needed to study in the UK?

If you are an international student and want to study for an undergraduate degree at a UK university, one of the first things you should do is check the qualifications you need to apply. These qualifications – and your grades – will form a huge part of your application. However, they are not the...

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Applying to university when you've missed the UCAS deadline

Not every student's journey to university is the same. If you've missed the UCAS application deadline, whatever your reasons, don't worry. There are other opportunities to apply to university this academic year. Read on to find out more.

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Can I get into a UK University with an International Baccalaureate?

Are you an IB student considering going to university in the UK? Find out everything you need to know about university entry requirements, including how UCAS points work if you're an IB student, in our latest blog. What is an International Baccalaureate (IB)? The International Baccalaureate Diploma...

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How important are predicted grades?

Predicted grades help show a university how academically capable you are, and whether you’re likely to achieve the entry requirements needed for the degree you want to study. They’re the results your teachers think you’ll achieve, whether that’s at A Level, in your Scottish Highers, or equivalent...

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How to Prepare for University Interviews 2021

Whether you do a university interview or not will depend on where you want to study and what course. If you’re expecting to interview for a place at university, read on to discover answers to some of the most commonly asked questions from applicants. So, you’ve got an interview at a prospective...

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