Should I stay at home for university?

Moving out to go to university is a big deal, and it's not for everyone. Each year, many students opt to live at home or locally during their studies, and still get to enjoy all the fun and excitement of university life without having to compromise on home comforts. Leaving home for the first time...

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How important are GCSEs?

It can be hard to think further than school or college when you're a young person, especially during Covid-19. In this blog, we'll talk you through how GCSEs can inform your next steps. Your GCSEs are the jumping-off point for your future.

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What is the academic year like at a UK university?

The standard of education in the United Kingdom is very high. In fact, the UK is known for having some of the highest ranking universities in the QS World Rankings, Times Higher Education Ranking and Academic Ranking of World Universities. This is why a degree from the UK is respected by employers...

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Applying to university in 2023 | A parent’s timeline

Is your child thinking about going to university in 2023? 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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Unibuddy | find out what university is really like

Choosing the right university – whether you’re hoping to do an undergraduate degree or want to go on to postgraduate study – can be tough. Deciding where to go and what to study can take months of research and careful thought and, with so much information available, you can end up feeling a little...

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This is what to do if you've missed the Student Finance deadline

Still need to sort out your undergraduate student loan? Don’t panic! Find out how to apply for student finance late, as well as tips to get your loan quicker, below. In this blog, find answers to: 

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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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What exams are needed to study in the UK?

If you are an international student and want to study for a degree at a UK university, one of the first things you should do is check the qualifications you need to apply. These qualifications – and your grades – will form a huge part of your application. However, they are not the only entry...

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A Guide to Student Work Placements in 2021

Lots of students are looking into work placements to give them real-world experience, on top of the skills and knowledge they learn during a degree. Read on to find out more about what a placement year involves, and if a placement year is right for you. In this blog, you will find answers to:

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