10 reasons why your son or daughter 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 son or daughter? Read on to find out. A higher standard of education

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Applying through UCAS – a guide for parents of international students

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

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Applying to university in 2022 | A parent’s timeline

Is your son or daughter thinking about going to university in 2022? 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 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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How to cope when your son or daughter goes to university

Let’s be honest, it’s tough being a parent when your son or daughter 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.

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How will my son or daughter's exam results be awarded in 2021?

  This blog has been produced by our marketing team to summarise information about teacher-assessed grades and entrance to higher education. Please note, the information it contains may be subject to change.

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A Parent's Guide to Results Day

Results Day – the culmination of months of hard work, when your son or daughter receive their exam results and life changes with the opening of an envelope. The key to surviving Results Day is understanding what happens and how the university admissions process works, particularly as this year it...

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How to Reassure Your Son or Daughter During Clearing | Parent's Guide

Tens of thousands of students successfully apply to universities every year through Clearing, but how does it work and how can you support your son or daughter through this process? Clearing matches applicants to available university places. Your son or daughter will be eligible to use Clearing if:...

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How Much Money Should Parents Give University Students?

Part of the student experience for your son or daughter is learning how to live independently, pay their bills, and manage their money. But what if they need financial help while they are studying? How much should you contribute? 

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