Tag Archives: school

How to prepare for university

The summer after finishing my A-levels was when I truly began to accept the fact that university was a fast-approaching reality. My emotions were all over the place.  One moment, I was a complete bag of nerves; the next, I could hardly wait. One thing I found helped me come to terms with moving away
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Can You Afford Uni?

The cost of University can feel extremely off-putting if you’re thinking about further study. I remember being in Sixth Form and having no idea how I would afford it. I didn’t know the way loans were repaid, how they were repaid, or when they stop being repaid. I was completely clueless until I attended a
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3 concerns about starting uni

1.Navigating a new city No matter where you choose to go to university, most students will be faced with the challenge of finding their way around a new place. I remember this being one of my biggest fears about university – I have a pretty poor sense of direction as it is, so combine this
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University Survival Guide 2016

On Monday 27th June 2016, a brave group of year 10 students (and one very photogenic water bottle) arrived on Newcastle University’s campus to see if they could survive three days and two nights as a student at university. This is their story.

Are School Days The Best Of Your Life?

You’ve probably heard it a million times: School days are the best days of your life. The summers are long and you don’t have to worry about paying the rent. But if you think you’ve got it good now, wait until you go to uni… As soon as Freshers’ Week starts you’ll be meeting people
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Is 6th Form Better than College?

Soon you’ll be saying goodbye to GCSE’s and the high school years, and embarking on the next stage of your life. But should this be at a sixth form or college? Our latest mythbuster investigates: SIXTH FORM If you’re staying at the sixth form where you spent your high school years, it’s likely that you
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To gap year or not to gap year?

To gap year or not to gap year ? Now, that is the question… I decided to take a gap year pretty early on in my final year of A levels. I was unsure about what I wanted to study and I really wanted to travel.  However, even during my final year as my friends became
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