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...

Keeping calm ahead of results day — top student stress relievers

But, the best thing to do is to stay calm and enjoy your well-deserved break! Experts from Northumbria University’s UCAS Clearing team In Newcastle, give us their top tips: Meditation An often underestimated and forgotten technique...

Postgraduate study and funding

You may love your subject or think postgraduate study will give you a competitive edge, but will it help you get closer to your career goals?  Consider the following factors The price of the course...

Why do postgraduate study?

Whatever you choose to study, you will need to enjoy and be interested in the subject to keep yourself motivated, especially for research degrees. In some areas, particularly humanities, this is the most realistic...

Research Council Funding

There are eight Research Councils in the UK, which distribute government funding in various subject areas, and all of which provide funding for postgraduates. With the exception of the Arts and Humanities Research Council,...
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Student loans and finance

Most students planning to go to university can borrow money to pay for their fees and living costs. The amount you receive will depend...

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