9th Nov 2015
How to Save Money in Your First Job:
When you leave school or university and start your first job, it can be really overwhelming and exciting having money for the first time. However, you will quickly realise that you do not have as much money as you thought. If this has happened to you, see our guide for how to save while working.
4th Nov 2015
How to survive your first year at uni
Whether you are loving uni or hating it there will be parts of your first year that you look back on and regret. This is my guide to the things that I did wrong and right in my first year of uni so that the rest of you fresh-faced students can learn from my mistakes.
21st Oct 2015
What is Your Ideal University?
The deadline is fast approaching for university applications but there are just so many universities to choose from. Don't know whether you would prefer a city or suburban uni or whether an ancient or modern institution would best suit you? Take our test to find out...
20th Oct 2015
What to Take your Kids at Uni
Now that the first year students of 2015 are starting to settle in many parents may be planning their first trip to visit their little angels at their university of choice. If you are a kind and loving parent you may even be considering taking them a little goodie basket of home comforts to help them get through the winter months without you. But what do students actually want or need fro...
16th Oct 2015
Lifeskills: Using Hobbies to Bulk Up a CV
Image Credit: Ketan Rajput via Free Unsplash Licence.Often a first CV can look very sparse and this can be quite demoralising. It may seem that you've very little to offer employers but this is not true. Even if you've not worked before you may have amassed valuable experience.
14th Oct 2015
The WORST Quotes to Use in a Personal Statement
Universities love it when you start your personal statement with a fancy, intelligent quote don’t they? Err actually no. I hate to break it to you everyone but they don’t. They really don’t. They spend their lives telling students not to waste characters on pointless quotes. They could not care less about Churchill’s opinion; they want to hear yours. It’s an easy trap to fall in...
12th Oct 2015
15 Things Today’s School Children Will Never Understand:
Today's school children have got it easy. They can look up all the answers for their homework online and can chat to their friends whenever they want on their smartphones but there are a few amazing things that they don't get the chance to experience...
1st Oct 2015
How Can School Work Translate into “Skills”?
If your child is applying for Jobs, Apprenticeships or University they will get asked a lot about their “skills” or “strengths”. This can be daunting, especially because, if they have not worked before and are not big on hobbies, they may think they don’t have any. You can help though by guiding them through the skills they have already gained, without even knowing it, just from...