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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Online learning as a postgraduate student

Online learning has been a hot topic during the Covid-19 pandemic, so we asked postgraduate student Lydia about her experience. Read on to find out more. I think I can speak for all of us when I say that 2020 was a bit of a shock to the system.

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What might university accommodation be like in 2021?

If you’re thinking about going to university in 2021, are you wondering what it will be like to live away from home? In this blog we’ve tried to give you an insight into what it could be like to live with us, and how we support our students.

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How will my exam grades be awarded in 2021?

  This blog has been produced by our marketing team to summarise information about how grades will be calculated in 2021. Please note, the information it contains may be subject to change.

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Your 2021 Student Experience Guide

Going to university comes with such a mix of emotions: from the sadness of leaving your home town, to the excitement of starting a new chapter. It may also come with a new layer of worry this year, as you start your university journey during the Covid-19 pandemic. To help reassure you in the run-up...

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5 Tips for Getting the Most out of a Virtual Open Day

Many prospective students are well versed on the ins and outs of ‘traditional’ university open days: what to expect, whether to bring parents, things to ask. But, how can you make the most of a virtual open day? Although Covid-19 restrictions are starting to ease in the UK, chances are most...

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What are the Benefits to Studying Online?

Once again, we’ve swapped classrooms and lecture halls for desks in bedrooms and kitchen tables – it's back to online studying from home. But while we all miss meeting up with friends and family as the Covid-19 pandemic continues, there are some major benefits to online study, plus some golden...

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The best free online resources to support your studies

Now that you're back at school or college, are you on the lookout for some extra resources to support your studies? We know the Covid-19 pandemic has had a huge impact on your education but, luckily, there are lots of free and reliable online resources you can access from home to support your...

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