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Advice

How to study from home effectively

Studying from home can take some getting used to, especially when you’re used to coming onto campus, going to classes and studying with your classmates or friends. We’ve put together some tips to try and make your time at home more effective: Create a timetable This can be really helpful

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Advice

Revision Tips!

Exam season seems right around the corner and you may be worrying about when to start revision and what is the best way to begin. Or maybe you haven’t really thought about it yet and this can be your reminder. Looking for some helpful revision tips? Look no further, our

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Advice

Student Finance Top Tips

Our very own student Anmbrin who has been through the finance application process herself provides you with her top tips. Applying to study at university can be a daunting time with so many forms and such little time. It can seem so complicated, with you feeling as though you are

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Charlotte’s Exam Revision Tips

Unfortunately, there is no easy or simple way to revise for exams and there are no real hacks to do it overnight. Before sitting down to revise you must remember that not every way of revising works for everyone, some methods will work better for one person than another, so

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Advice

How journaling can help in your time at university

Studies in Primary Education student Charlotte, shares tips on how to stay organised and stress-free at university by writing in a journal. Most people carry the belief that journaling is much like having a diary, a place to write what they did that day, how they felt and whoever they’re

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Advice

UCAS decision deadline dates to put in your calendar

Senior Recruitment Manager David, gives you the key UCAS decision deadline dates. When you receive your last decision from your UCAS application you will then need to begin to make decisions regarding your final choices. By this point you will have no doubt attended Open Days and Applicant Visit Days

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Advice

New Year’s Resolutions for Students

Each year on the last day of December we make a promise to ourselves, that we will study more, go out less, eat healthier, attend the gym regularly… But by February most of these resolutions are broken. We’ve listed 7 New Year’s Resolutions students should make and keep to. Plan,

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Advice

Revising during the festive period

Are you looking forward to the Christmas break but also feeling like you’re pushing the thought of January exams and assignments to the back of your mind? Having to revise over Christmas may feel like you are punishing yourself and that you’d rather be doing anything else but. Don’t worry!

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Advice

Mince Pies, Tinsel and a little bit of study prep

Christmas is usually a time spent with friends and family, putting your feet up after completing the first part of the academic year, and racing to choose your favourite chocolate out of the tub of Celebrations. As much as all you want to do is relax, it is important to

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