Phew! Organising conferences keeps you busy and even watching my co-workers hard at work can make me feel tired. I was sold on the idea of organising conferences the moment free refreshments were mentioned, but in reality there are many factors involved in making your conference a success. Here are my top tips on organising a successful student conference.
Clearing is here! It’s the final opportunity in the UCAS application process to find a place for the next academic year. A common misconception about applying through clearing is that it is just a last resort for those who have underachieved on results day. This is not the case at all! Keep reading to hear Amelia’s story and her top tips on applying for a course through Clearing.
Clearing is the final stage of the UCAS application process, starting when A Level results are released. It’s your chance to find a university place if you don’t hold any offers. Keep reading to hear Rachael’s story about Clearing…
Worcester – the Faithful City. We’re a small but great city, with a population of 100k, 1/10th of which are students. From Lea and Perrins Worcestershire Sauce to Berrow’s Worcester Journal (the oldest newspaper in the world), there are lots of reasons to be proud to live in “the Woo”. In recent years, we’ve also been voted one of the safest and happiest cities in the country too! Here’s why Worcester is a great place to live.
If you haven’t had any experience in living on your own, moving away from your parents for university can seem scary. But it can also be one of the most exciting times of your life. Living in halls of residence is a great way to gain independence, learn life skills and make new friends. Here are my experiences of moving away from my parents for uni.
A few weeks ago, we met 3 students completing work experience in Spain as part of the STRIVE scheme. Abigail, Caitlin and Jordan, who are spending 4 weeks work experience in Santa Coloma primary schools, have updated us on their experience. The students will be sharing their journey from 20th May to 20th June 2018 in Santa Coloma de Gramenet, Barcelona, Spain.
Thinking about whether university is going to be the right choice for you? Open Days are a fantastic way to have an in-depth look around at a university and see what it’s like. It’s useful to see the campus and city away from the pictures featured in websites and prospectuses. Although everyone wants something slightly different from university, I’ve put together a handy list of things to look for on an Open Day!
What is STRIVE? STRIVE stands for the Student Traineeship and Research into Vocational Education. It’s an overseas work experience placement for students studying Foundation Degrees in Early Years or Learning Support. The scheme is offered by the University of Worcester in partnership with Halesowen College.