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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Coping with an ‘Empty Nest’ | A Guide for Parents

For your child, going to university is the start of something new and exciting. For you as a parent, it’s the end of a chapter in your life and theirs.  So how do you cope when they’re not around anymore and the family nest is feeling empty?

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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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Postgraduate Diary | A day in the life of a International Multimedia Journalism student

Curious to find out what a typical day is like for a MA International Media Journalism student? Find out why Courtney chose to study her course, and what she thinks of postgraduate life... Because Courtney's blog was written before the global pandemic, some aspects of the experiences she describes...

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Student Diary | A day in the life of a Marine Sciences student

 

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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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Readjusting to Change in the Wake of Coronavirus

It’s fair to say that none of us could have anticipated an event such as this and we may be surprised at how feelings of stress or worry are manifesting in new ways.  Getting to grips with the current climate is enough of a challenge, without having to manage our finances, our studies, the...

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5 Tips for Researching Universities Virtually

If you were planning on applying to university this year or next, you may feel that not being able to visit university campuses makes imagining university life difficult. But although your research journey has changed a little because of Covid-19 restrictions, the destination is still the same:...

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