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Student NUS Card: Everything that You Need to Know
One of the greatest perks of being a student is the discount that comes with it, from cinema tickets…
Student Savers: Take a Peek at Where You Can Save!
Being at a university will guarantee you two things; a magnificent time and an empty bank account. Being poor…
Loyalty Cards and Discounts to Save Students Money
Loyalty cards and sign ups can seem annoying when shopping or browsing the internet, and it may feel…
The Extra Stuff You Can Get As a Student
Student life is one of the most exciting and best times that you’ll have, and one of the perks…
Uber Student Discount
Uber has slowly but surely taken over the UK. Seen by many as one of the best replacements for…
Deliveroo Student Discount
Deliveroo is fast becoming one of the biggest and one of the best delivery options available in the UK….
Schuh Student Discount
Schuh is an incredibly popular footwear brand in the UK. It has been a popular shoe retailer…
Next Student Discount
Next is a clothing store in the UK, it is one of the most popular stores that the UK…
Topshop Student Discount
Topshop is one of the most popular clothing brands and accessories shops in the UK and is the companion…
River Island Student Discount
River Island is a clothing store in the UK. One of the biggest shops, it covers absolutely everything from…
Boots Student Discount
Boots is one of the biggest beauty and pharmacies in England. Boots provides you with all of the things…
Spotify Student Discount
Spotify is one of the most popular music streaming services that you can find. It has all the music…
New Look Student Discount
So you’ve stumbled across this page and are looking for some new look student discounts or a…
PC World Student Discount
PC World is one of the places that you’ll soon realise as a student will become a necessity at…
Dominos Student Discount
Ever find yourself searching for a dominos student discount so you can reap the rewards when munching away on…
Topman Student Discount
Topman is one of the most popular clothing brands and accessories shops in the UK. All of the best…
Zara Student Discount
Zara is a Spanish clothing retailer and has loads of different shops in the UK. You’ll soon have to…
Currys Student Discount
Currys is one of the biggest electronics stores in the whole of the UK. It’s one of…
H&M Student Discount
H&M has always been one of the biggest and one of the most popular clothing stores in…
Superdry Student Discount
Superdry is one of the biggest and most popular clothing stores in the United Kingdom. A clothing store like…
Superdrug Student Discount
Superdrug is one of the biggest and one of the best beauty and health shops in the UK. Being…
Just Eat Student Discount
Just Eat is one of the best things to happen to students. Being a student can be difficult as…

Student Finance

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Bursaries, Grants and Scholarships: Where Can I Get Them?
We have covered Bursaries, Grants and Scholarships, in a previous article on the…
Student Finance in Northern Ireland: Everything You Need to Know
Student Finance works differently than the student finance in Wales or the
Student Finance in Wales: Everything You Need to Know
Student finance has been a big talking point, especially in the most recent general election, in which…
Applying for American Universities: Everything You Need to Know
Over the years, the UK has seen an upsurge in students that are coming in from overseas…
Student Finance in America: Everything You Need to Know
If you’re looking to apply for a university in America, you will need to understand how to…
Student Finance in Scotland: Everything You Need to Know
The way finance works in Scotland is a little different to how the rest of the UK…
Student Grants, Scholarships and Bursaries: Everything You Need to Know
As you enter the world of university, so too, do you enter the world of finance. Plenty…
Student Tax: Everything You Need to Know
Tax is an unfortunate construct of our society, and certainly the man who invented tax is enjoying…
International Student Finance: A Guide to UK Tuition Fees
Over time, the United Kingdom has become one of the most popular destinations for a student to…
Student Finance: Everything that You Need to Know
Student Finance is one of the most difficult things for students new and even the old to…
Student Loan Repayments: Everything You Need to Know
Student loan repayments will start once you earn more than the thresholds that are set by the Student Loan Company which…
Student Credit Cards: Everything that You Need to Know
When going to university it is incredibly important that students focus on their money and their spending. One of…
Managing your student finance
If you’re thinking of heading to university in September 2013, then you, like many other potential undergraduates, will have…
Bursaries and Scholarships: The Lowdown
Studying a degree is expensive, but, fortunately a lot of this you can pay back later…
Student Loans explained
When you apply to university, you may think that all of the stress of applications is over; think…
How to Deal with Your Student Loan
Now that you are at university started your course and received your student loan you are…
Do Tuition Fees Actually Matter?
After the 2010 UK elections, university tuition fees notoriously raised to up to £9,000 a year from £3,000. The…
Should Cost Affect Your University Choices?
Choosing which university to attend for three years is a difficult choice, and it involves more thought than if…
When to apply for Student Finance?
When students begin the application process student finance is usually at the back of their mind, because of all…
Best Student Bank Accounts
There are lots of different student bank accounts available. The best accounts are always difficult to pick…
Uni Scholarships, Grants and Bursaries
With the cost of going to university soaring, a little bit of extra money to help you on the…
Applying for Student Finance
If you are entering higher education you may be eligible for help with your tuition fees, living costs and…

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Student Health

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How to Deal with Mental Health Issues at University
When joining university, people are often unaware that it can become a breeding ground for a number of mental…
Feeling Homesick At University
Feeling homesick is very natural, especially if you are moving away to university. We…
Dealing With Anxiety at University
The hype of Fresher’s week hums throughout the dorms, library shelves and the university campus…
Attending University With a Learning Difficulty
Individuals who have learning difficulties or disabilities may find the university academic experience daunting, whether they have dyslexia, dyspraxia,…
Guide to Healthy Eating for Students
You’ve left home and will be moving away to university, doesn’t have to mean living…
Living a Healthy University Lifestyle
During your first year at university, the pressures of studying combined with financial worries, a need to keep fit…

Student Personal Statement

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Studying Abroad

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International Baccalaureate : Everything You Need to Know
Thinking of studying abroad? You’re not the only one. Plenty of students in the UK make the…
Student Finance in Northern Ireland: Everything You Need to Know
Student Finance works differently than the student finance in Wales or the
Student Finance in Wales: Everything You Need to Know
Student finance has been a big talking point, especially in the most recent general election, in which…
Studying in Belgium
Known for its high-quality education and modest tuition fees, Belgium could be the perfect country for prospective students to…
Studying in Ireland
Ireland is renowned for its educational excellence and could be the perfect place for students to further their studies….
Studying in Norway
Norway, which is famous for the Northern Lights, has much more to offer than its beautiful landscapes. Tuition is…
Studying in Spain
Tuition fees in Spain are actually among the lowest in the whole of Europe, so the possibility of studying…
Studying in Germany
Studying in Germany will put students at the heart of Europe. With its relatively low tuition fees, it is…
Applying for American Universities: Everything You Need to Know
Over the years, the UK has seen an upsurge in students that are coming in from overseas…
Student Finance in America: Everything You Need to Know
If you’re looking to apply for a university in America, you will need to understand how to…
Student Finance in Scotland: Everything You Need to Know
The way finance works in Scotland is a little different to how the rest of the UK…
Nigerian Students Looking to Study in the UK
In the city of London alone, there are nearly 3,000 students from Nigeria that are studying a…
Erasmus Programme: Everything You Need to Know
The Erasmus Programme is a student exchange programme that works across Europe. Erasmus stands for European Region…
International Student Finance: A Guide to UK Tuition Fees
Over time, the United Kingdom has become one of the most popular destinations for a student to…
Make the Most of University: Travel, Trips & Tours
University = the best years of your life. Period. The thought of not making the most of your three…
A Survey on Students Who are Studying Abroad
A survey of 1,588 UK undergraduates lead by the UK Higher Education International Unit and the British Council, found…
Studying in Switzerland
Universities in Switzerland are notorious for their excellent education system. When you pair this with relatively low tuition fees, studying…
Studying in Sweden
Studying in Sweden offers students a world-class education at a fraction of the price of other European countries. The…
Studying in Portugal
Portugal is a beautiful country and has a long history when it comes to higher education. If students opt…
Studying in Italy
Italy is a country rich in history and culture. It has long been associated with educational excellence which is…
Studying in Iceland
Iceland offers a brilliant university system, a high quality of life and a stunning landscape. From glaciers to volcanoes,…
Studying in France
France offers tuition fees that are significantly lower than in the UK. Before students shout au revoir and jump…
Studying in Finland
With its free tuition fees and league-topping universities, Finland is a desirable country for prospective students.  Situated in Northern…
Studying in Denmark
With its non-existent tuition fees and high number of English taught degree courses, Denmark is a popular choice for…
European Health Insurance
If a student is thinking of studying abroad then they will have to look into…
How Do I Stay in Touch with Family and Friends in the UK?
When students move away to university in the UK, they may only see their friends and family from home…
How Much Will it Cost to Study Abroad?
One aspect that may deter students from studying abroad is the cost. Studying for a degree course overseas is…
Learn About Studying Abroad in Europe
If you’re considering moving abroad to study, you’ll need to conduct a lot of research…
Staying Safe When Studying Abroad in Europe
Undoubtedly your friends and family will be worried about you when you move abroad, so here are some tips…
Study Abroad Back Up Plan
Studying abroad can be the opportunity of a lifetime, however, in some cases, unexpected things can happen, and it…
Understanding Language Barriers
Studying abroad can offer students so many wonderful experiences and opportunities, however, potential students thinking…
Moving University Student Luggage Abroad
Moving your belongings abroad can end up more stressful than you first anticipated. Once the excitement of moving abroad…
What European Student Paperwork Do You Need?
As an EU citizen you can live in any EU country if you are; studying for more than three…
What to Do When Living Abroad in Europe
Studying for a degree in another country not only offers potential students the chance to obtain a qualification but…
Where Do I Want to Study in Europe?
The main decision you will need to make is what country, city or place you would like to conduct…
Why Do I Want to Study in Europe (Abroad)?
The opportunity to study abroad, and especially in Europe, is more accessible than it may have seemed previously. In…
Want to Study in the UK?
The UK is known for hosting some of the best universities and colleges in the world which are why…
Thinking of Studying Abroad?
Deciding whether to study abroad or to attend university at home can be an incredibly difficult decision. Studying in…

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What to Do About Sexual Harassment or Rape at University
This article is one of the most unfortunate things that we have to cover on our website….
What is a PGCE Degree?
As you start applying for more and more courses at university, you’ll soon start to notice different…
Understanding Mental Health at University
Anna Savage, a student at Queen’s University, Belfast, was a typical young individual who looked…
Advising Your Students to Study Abroad
Ever since the rise in tuition fees, studying abroad has become an appealing option for college and sixth form…
Explaining Russell Group Universities To Your Students
Between studying for their A Levels and deciding which degree course appeals to them most, students have very little…
What is Clearing and Adjustment?
Results day is a stressful time for any sixth form or college student. After an entire summer of uncertainty…
Guiding Students Through the Steps of Clearing
If one or more of your students missed out on the grades they needed for a university place they…
Advising Students With Poor A Level Results
A Levels are the most common way to get into university but there are other options your students can…

UCAS

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What is a Sandwich Course?
Applying to university can always be a confusing thing to do, what with all of the different…
Bursaries, Grants and Scholarships: Where Can I Get Them?
We have covered Bursaries, Grants and Scholarships, in a previous article on the…
University Choices: Firm Choices
Applying to university is one of the most difficult things to do. Although the process itself is…
University Choices: Insurance Choices
Insurance Choices can be a weird one for university students. The idea can bread familiar feelings of…
How to Change Courses at University
One of the biggest fears for people to have at university is that you’ve made the wrong…
How Do I Change Universities?
Plenty of students believe that once they’ve decided to go to university that’s it, it’s all over and…
What is a PGCE Degree?
As you start applying for more and more courses at university, you’ll soon start to notice different…
Mature Students: Everything You Need to Know
There are plenty of people who subscribe to the theory of “University is a young person’s game”,…
Adjustment and Clearing: Everything You Need to Know
Clearing is a very stressful time of year for everyone. Universities are dealing with a number of…
University Interview Questions
For all interview questions, scroll to the bottom.   University interviews are a very daunting thing,…
What you need to know about UCAS Extra
UCAS Extra is a service for students who have applied to universities via UCAS and have either not received…
UCAS Application: The Jargon Explained
With students researching universities and narrowing down their choices to decide which university they want to go…
How to make your UCAS application stand out
It’s UCAS season which can be the toughest time for any student, especially when you’re trying to make your UCAS…
What happens after you send off your UCAS application?
Congratulations! You have finished your UCAS application which you’ve been slaving over for what feels like forever! Now, what…
What is UCAS Track?
The whole university application process is most of the time a big headache. However, we understand how…
UCAS application to-do list
As the UCAS deadline is drawing closer students should overlook their application to ensure it is in the best…
How to use Adjustment on UCAS
Adjustment is a process which students register on their UCAS Track profiles giving them the chance to change their…
How to Use Clearing on UCAS
Clearing is a process that allows students to view which courses have places remaining after…
Understanding UCAS Entry Points
UCAS entry points, or tariff points, is a points system which calculates a student’s grades into a final…
Disability-Based UCAS Applications
If you have a disability or a number of learning difficulties you should contact your university choices ahead of submitting the form…
UCAS Application
Applying to university can seem quite daunting, especially if you are unsure of how to apply. The UCAS…

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University Adjustment (Clearing)

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University Clearing

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