How Universities Look After Students | A Guide for Parents

It’s a difficult thing to wave goodbye to your son or daughter as they head off to university and their next big adventure. This might be the first time they’ve had to live independently, cook their own meals, or travel to and from a city far from home. How can you be sure they’ll be happy,...

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University Expectation vs Reality

Harry, one of our second year students, had many expectations before starting university. Find out about the reality of student life in his own words… Because Harry's blog was written before the global pandemic, some aspects of the experiences he describes may be different while Covid-19...

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How to Choose Student Accommodation

There’s a lot to think about when choosing the right university for you, and student accommodation is just one of the many things to consider.

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5 Things to do this summer to prep for Year 13

Discover our top 5 things to do to make the most of this summer and be in the best place when September and Year 13 begins… Get to know your subject Use this time to really delve into the degree subjects that inspire you. Now that you’re not at school or revising, think outside the box and look up...

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How to Choose a University

Trying to narrow down your higher education longlist? Read on for 5 ways to REALLY get to know your university choices… Choosing a university is the biggest decision of your life so far. At this point, you’ll likely have chosen a subject to study, but you still haven’t worked out which universities...

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This is What Happens When You Apply To University

How do you apply to university, and what exactly happens along the way? From writing your personal statement to when to start packing your suitcase, discover the ins and outs of the university application process with our handy 10-step guide to university.  You might have talked to parents,...

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Top 5 questions to ask at a UCAS Fair

UCAS fairs are back, in person, and heading for a venue near you. If you're thinking about going to an event, make sure you get the most out of your visit with the 5 top questions you should be asking about higher education. Ready to find out all the things you need to know about higher education?

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How applying through PARTNERS secured my place at university

When Sam wasn’t sure if university was for him, his college lecturer suggested PARTNERS as an alternative route to university. Find out what happened next…

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