An Open Day guide for parents and guardians

Starting the process of sending your child off to university can feel a little daunting because it’s such an important process. It’s also quite emotional too. My parents definitely felt concerned when I had to start making my choices. It’s important that you get all the information you need to make it smooth and successful,… Read more »

Managing anxiety at university

Anxiety is a sensitive topic. While it’s now widely discussed, talking about it on a personal level can be really hard.  Before I went to uni, I don’t think I really understood what anxiety was. Sure I had heard of it but not knowing anyone directly suffering from it, it was something that just was…. Read more »

8 best and worst things about going home for Christmas

Cold weather, a smell of cinnamon biscuits and mince pies, Christmas tree, tinsels and a mug of hot chocolate. There is nothing that could possibly sound better than going home for Christmas when you are drowning in deadlines this December. It is honestly, the light at the end of the tunnel. And yet, here you… Read more »

Everything you need to know about lectures

When applying to university a common question is what are lectures really like? Hopefully this blog will enlighten you a little more! Each module you take at university will be made up of lectures, seminars and workshops. They are all slightly different with regards to their learning based structures and outcomes. Lectures generally focus on… Read more »