Work experience student, Alex, has recently chosen her A levels and shares some tips on what to consider when making this decision. “‘The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.’ – Sydney […]
As I’m sure you’re well aware, starting university is a huge step. I remember when I was doing my A-Levels, I was receiving advice and tips from so many people I didn’t know what to think. Therefore, in order to help out others thinking of going to university, or those already at university who are struggling, I have gathered some advice from current students on life at university in your first year.
It’s that inevitable time of year, where lecturers finally publish results from your assignments submitted a few weeks ago. With hope your thinking too much into the scenario, predicting module grades or degree classifications, but […]
Applying for university is a huge step in your life. It is a step that shapes your future path. Now I look back and smile about being in ‘applying for university situation’ 3 years ago, but back then, I was anxious because I had no idea what and where I wanted to study, and what to become after finishing my degree.
A-level results day was the day that confirmed that I was never going to university- or so I thought. By the time 6th Form was coming to an end, unlike the rest of my friends, I had no idea what I wanted to do with my life.
Before you start university, you will have people throwing advice at you about how to handle student life. The advice comes from all sorts of people; parents, older siblings, cousins and friends.The problem is not all advice is good.
So you’ve decided to spread your wings and fly the nest but where will you be living while at university?
Finding the right place to live while at university is hassle enough without weighting in the problems that coming from a foreign country poses. So here’s what I’ve learnt from my experience and the issues I’ve faced.