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Studying tips for the school holidays (Part One)

Learning from home comes with many advantages. The flexibility to learn when, where and how you want.  No classrooms, a healthy work-study balance YET one of the hardest things you will encounter is trying to study in the holidays – especially if you’ve got children. Naturally, you want to spend time with your family and

What are NVQ and RQF qualifications?

When you think of qualifications, what are the first that spring to mind? GCSEs, AS/A Levels and Degrees, right? Well, there is a lot more to this subject than meets the eye. You see, once you’ve finished your GCSEs, A Levels are not your only option. In fact, you can choose to follow an entirely

Do you get paid during an internship?

With internships lasting anywhere from a week to a year, it is only natural for you to wonder about whether you’ll get paid during this period especially if you score a longer one. Yet, frustratingly answering this question isn’t as simple as you think. You see, while UK labour laws dictate that employers should pay

Understanding UCAS points – what do they mean?

The UCAS system has changed a lot in the last few years, however its job is still the same – giving you points based on the grades you’ve earned in post-16 qualifications e.g. A-Levels and AS Levels. Depending on the amount you’ve earned, you can use these points to apply for a degree at a

How to get an internship

We live in a competitive world, especially when it comes to getting a job so it makes sense that you want to grab at any opportunity to give yourself an edge. Internships are one such way to get yourself noticed when applying for a job. True, you won’t find one for every industry – they

Potential History Careers

History is one of those niches where besides working in a museum or imitating Indiana Jones, not many people know what they can do with it. Yet, there is much more to completing an online history course than meets the eye. For instance, history degrees require great problem solving skills and an ability to analyse
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