We want all students to discover the exciting opportunities higher education offers. We're passionate about supporting and providing information and resources to pupils, teachers and careers advisors at schools and colleges across the country.

On our blog, you can find out more about uni life, and get tips for things like revising for exams, studying at home and preparing for uni. We've also got information about our outreach work with schools and colleges.

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We want all students to discover the exciting opportunities higher education offers. We're passionate about supporting and providing information and resources to pupils, teachers and careers advisors at schools and colleges across the country.

On our blog, you can find out more about uni life, and get tips for things like revising for exams, studying at home and preparing for uni. We've also got information about our outreach work with schools and colleges.

9 posts found

What happens when everyone you know vanishes for 5 months?

19 November 2020 2 min read

Dan shares his experiences of being a student at uni without the support of his family, for Estranged Students Solidarity Week.

Students walking outdoors in autumn

It was particularly hard not having a home to go to

19 November 2020 2 min read

Alex shares their experiences of being a student at uni without the support of their family, for Estranged Students Solidarity Week

Student with a hat on

Coming to University gave me a new lease of life

19 November 2020 4 min read

Sarah shares her experiences of being a student at uni without the support of her family, for Estranged Student Solidarity Week

Student in the Library with a coffee

I'm an estranged student, but I didn’t know how much support was available

19 November 2020 3 min read

Leah shares her experiences of being a student at uni without the support of her family, for Estranged Students Solidarity Week

Estranged student on laptop

My journey to university – Tami Olaluwoye University offers so many opportunities to learn, network and grow and this is what I’m the most grateful for

07 July 2020 3 min read

University offers so many opportunities to learn, network and grow and this is what I’m the most grateful for. I chose my university based on location and ranking according to my degree of choice.

Students singing in gospel choir society

Study skills: How to study at home effectively Techniques and tips you can use to study at home, school, college or university

04 May 2020 3 min read

Study skills: techniques and tips you can use to study at home, school, college or university

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My journey to university – Matt Joslin Choosing a variety of options and keeping things open put me in a good position

04 May 2020 3 min read

My journey to university starts with my GCSEs. I didn’t have any idea what I wanted to become, so choosing a variety of options and keeping things open put me in a good position.

Student studying in library

Fake News: how to spot it and share responsibly In some cases fake news can have negative impacts, so we all have a role to play in how we use and share information online

08 April 2020 4 min read

How can you spot fake news? We all have a role to play in how we use and share information online. Read this blog on how spot news and share it responsibly.

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Schools are closed and exams are cancelled - what should you do now? It’s easy to feel lost in the current situation, so how can you re-focus on our goals and the actions we need to take to see us through?

31 March 2020 4 min read

Exams and A levels are cancelled. But you can refocus your goals and the actions needed to see you through this difficult time. Find out how here.

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