What is the academic year like at a UK university?

The standard of education in the United Kingdom is very high. In fact, the UK is known for having some of the highest ranking universities in the QS World Rankings, Times Higher Education Ranking and Academic Ranking of World Universities. This is why a degree from the UK is respected by employers...

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Applying to university in 2023 | A parent’s timeline

Is your son or daughter thinking about going to university in 2023? If they are, it might feel like you have plenty of time before they start this next big adventure. But actually, there are things you could be doing now, both to support them and help make sure their application goes smoothly.

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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 you 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...

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How to get the most out of a postgraduate Open Day

Open Days are a rare opportunity to get a real feel for university life, to speak to staff and students and map out your next chapter. But how can you make sure no stone goes unturned, and you get the most out of your day?

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Your Step-by-Step Guide to Applying for Postgraduate Courses

Each university has its own system for postgraduate admissions and programs. So, if you're interested in studying a postgraduate degree, you will have to apply separately for each university. Read our step-by-step guide to the UK postgraduate application process below. There is no limit to the...

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Unibuddy | find out what university is really like

Choosing the right university – whether you’re hoping to do an undergraduate degree or want to go on to postgraduate study – can be tough. Deciding where to go and what to study can take months of research and careful thought and, with so much information available, you can end up feeling a little...

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This is what to do if you've missed the Student Finance deadline

Still need to sort out your undergraduate student loan? Don’t panic! Find out how to apply for student finance late, as well as tips to get your loan quicker, below. In this blog, find answers to: 

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Staying motivated now that exams have been cancelled

With exams cancelled because of the global pandemic, are you worried about the impact on your plans to study your dream degree?

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How to support your son or daughter studying from home

As 2020 drew to a close and the new year began, came the dual announcements that A Level and Scottish Highers exams would be cancelled in 2021. Instead, as the global pandemic continues to interrupt students’ education, grades this year will be based on school and teacher assessments.

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