Postgraduate mechanical engineering

The number of engineering graduates taking a second degree has been growing in recent years. Many do so because they want to improve their employment prospects. For others, it is a foundation for further...

Why study civil engineering?

Our society would not work without civil engineering. Infrastructure supports our daily life – roads and harbours, railways and airports, hospitals, sports stadiums and schools, access to drinking water and shelter from the weather....

Why study maths?

These days, mathematics is such a vast subject that the traditional divisions into Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics and Statistics are becoming less clearly defined. In particular, the traditional close association between Applied Mathematics and...

Getting the most out of your University and colleges lectures

Lectures are where you'll be introduced to the main topics on your course. For many degree courses, this involves up to three hours of teaching per module, per week, split across one or two...

Top 5 tips to prepare for your 2019 clearing phone calls

2018 was a record year in terms of the number of students finding a university place via Clearing so you are certainly not alone. University staff are experienced in supporting students who are recruited...

Teacher Training – School-Centred Initial Teacher Training

School-centred initial teacher training (SCITT) programmes are run by schools or groups of schools. Many schools work in close partnerships with universities, enabling trainee teachers to gain a PGCE alongside working towards Qualified Teacher...

Top tips for postgraduate studies overseas

Quite simply, the range of courses and institutions is too vast. Indeed, those prospective postgraduates who have already looked into overseas study will know this, and might be struggling to find their next step. Money...

7 tools and apps you should download to make it through exam season

Fortunately, there is a way to make the revision season a bit less stressful, all from the palm of your hand! The below list of apps is guaranteed to give you a leg up...

Teacher Training – Applying for School Direct

The School Direct model is a school-led teacher training route, where participating schools recruit and select their own trainees with the expectation that they will then go on to work within the school or...

Plagiarism explained

Research is an important part of writing an essay, but there’s a thin line between using somebody’s ideas and ripping them off. Read on to make sure you’re always on the right side. What is...
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