A UK parent's guide to Results Day & Clearing 2024

Results Day – the culmination of months of hard work, when your child receives their exam results and life changes with the opening of an email. Our Parent's Guide to Results Day and Clearing is here to help answer any questions you may have about what happens on Results Day, and how the university...

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Applying through UCAS – a guide for parents of international students

Applying to university is an exciting time for your child, especially if they have decided they want to study at a university in the UK.

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Is Newcastle right for your child?

Managing your own anxieties about your child leaving home while encouraging them to grow and pursue their passions isn’t easy. One thing many parents struggle with is knowing whether their child is moving to a place where they’ll be supported, happy and safe. In this blog, we’ve broken down some of...

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Top 10 reasons why your child should study in the UK

The UK is one of the most popular overseas study destinations for international students, but is it right for your child? Read on to discover our top 10 reasons to study in the UK.

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Applying to university in 2024 | A parent’s timeline

Is your child thinking about applying to university in 2024? 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 cope with an empty nest | University guide for parents

Let’s be honest - it’s tough being a parent when your child leaves home to go to university. You want them to become the wonderful, confident and independent person you know they can be, but it’s hard to see them go. You want them to be safe and well, making friends and having amazing experiences,...

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How to reassure your child during Clearing | Clearing support

Thousands of students successfully apply to universities every year through Clearing, but how does it work and how can you support your child through this process? Contents: Who is eligible to use Clearing? What happens if my child doesn't get the grades they need? How to prepare for Results Day Be...

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Student Finance | Help your child with budgeting for university

Part of the university experience for your child is learning how to live independently, pay their bills, and manage their money. So, how can you support your child to become money-savvy, particularly during this cost of living crisis? If they need financial support, what's available, and if you're...

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What life skills do students develop at university? | A guide for parents

Studying for a degree is a huge investment, but it doesn't just culminate in a qualification for your child. With all the hard work comes a myriad of transferable skills that will see them go on to excel in the professional world.

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