How to start a business at university

Some of the world’s biggest names started at university, including Snapchat, Facebook and Google. Could your business be the next addition to that list?  Never has the value of university been more contested than recently. Many prospective students are tempted to skip university, and jump straight...

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How to get admission into a UK university

Deciding where you want to go to university is just the first step. Next, you’ll need to send an application. Written statements, qualifications and personal details are just some of the information you will need when you apply.  There’s a lot to remember when you apply to the UK, but the process...

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Study with us | A guide to our facilities

According to one of the most popular university ranking systems – QS World University Rankings – our facilities are five-star. High specification labs, innovative teaching and lecture spaces, clinical skills suites, rehearsal spaces, industry standard workshops and studios, are just the tip of the...

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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 without having to compromise on home comforts. Leaving home for the first time...

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How important are GCSEs?

It can be hard to think further than school or college when you're a young person, especially during Covid-19. In this blog, we'll talk you through how GCSEs can inform your next steps. Your GCSEs are the jumping-off point for your future.

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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 child 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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