How to stay safe and prevent spreading infection!

At the moment it is a bit of a scary time full of uncertainty, lock down and vulnerability. During our time at home there are a number of things that we must do to help the world recover and keep loved ones safe, and some things we can do to help prevent the spread of… Read more »

Being kind and supporting others

During this time of worry, isolation and uncertainty, it’s important more than ever to be kind and supportive of one another. As socialising becomes increasingly difficult (well non existent other than virtually), days feel like they are lasting forever! Here are a few tips on how you can show your love and support, help lift… Read more »

Your uni choice: consider the facilities on offer

When it comes to making your choice around universities, you shouldn’t be focused on just their rating or teaching side of things. Their social side, accessibility and facilities they provide should play an important role. One of the main reasons I knew Bournemouth University was the university for me was the support they offer in… Read more »

Why extra curriculum activities are important for your personal statement

When applying for university your personal statement is there to help place you above the other candidates, make you stand out and is really there to show off your skills, some personality, and your past qualifications to show why you should be picked over another person. As much as it may feel weird to write… Read more »

How to get work skills and experience for your personal statement

Boosting your CV and personal statement with different work skills and experiences can be a really good idea, placing yourself above those that may not have the experience but same level of education. Every year thousands of students finish school and college, but what sets you apart? If you’re competing against your peers and cohorts,… Read more »

Not wanting 6th form and college to end and having to grow up

College and sixth-form is an exciting time, its when you first start to feel smaller parts of yourself become independent, whilst also having a school like network behind you still supporting you. In the UK, it is now a legal requirement to stay in education until you are 18. So when it comes to university… Read more »

Exam tips for when you’re taking GCSE’s

GCSE exams happen every year and hundreds of students go through them and sometimes this is easy to forget when you sit looking at your exam timetable wondering where on earth to start. Although some people may naturally excel at recalling information they’ve learnt, others may struggle a bit more. A key thing to keep… Read more »