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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Move in Day | Helping Your Son or Daughter Settle in at University

Moving into university halls, when your son or daughter truly flies the nest – possibly for the first time – must rank among the most stressful life events for parents. But it doesn’t have to be, if you approach things in the right way. Moving in day is emotionally tough, but if you remain...

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How Home Exams are different to Regular Exams

With exam season around the corner, this year is undeniably unlike any other. Revision sessions in the library are no more and bedrooms are both the new workspace and exam hall. But how exactly is this new way of examination different and what can you expect? Here’s 5 things to help you understand,...

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How to Study at Home (And Not Get Distracted)

The road to successfully studying from home is paved with good intentions. It’s all too easy to get distracted, start playing on your Xbox, or scrolling through your social media feed, your assignment or revision forgotten. So, how can you stay focused and really smash out those home study...

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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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5 Top Tips for Take-Home Exams

Having to work and study in the same space as you would usually relax is not everyone's cup of tea. However, having to complete an examination from home is perhaps even more difficult. Nonetheless, there are plenty of measures you can put in place to ensure you maximise your focus and complete any...

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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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University Mental Health Day 2020

It’s University Mental Health Day & we’re here to make sure you know more about the support available to you.

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Discover your revision personality type

Are you a Wordsmith, a Socialite, or a Crammer? Discover your revision personality type and what it says about you. We all know that revision is essential for exam prep, but how do you actually do it? What revision methods do you use? Even though you and your friends might be revising the exact...

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