How to Choose the Best Online Academic Courses for Teens

How to Choose the Best Online Academic Courses for Teens

Whether you’re looking for an academic online course to stretch yourself beyond the school curriculum, or a chance to explore a subject you’ve never experienced before, it’s important to make sure you find the right fit for you. After months of virtual learning for...

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10 Psychology Books Everyone Should Read

10 Psychology Books Everyone Should Read

Psychology is a wide-reaching field, covering everything from social attachments to disorders of the brain and nervous system (neurology). We've put together a list of ten Psychology books that we think every student should read, whether you're set on studying the...

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10 Books Every Politics Student Should Read

10 Books Every Politics Student Should Read

Every year, dozens of Politics books flood onto the market, but only a select few stand the test of time. This list of the ten books every Politics student should read span from 375 BC to 2012 AD, covering everything from political treatises and ethical reflections to...

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8 Books Every Engineering Student Should Read

8 Books Every Engineering Student Should Read

Studying engineering is an exciting but challenging venture. It is essential that engineers keep a broad and open mind, coupling this with rigour and analytical skills. Reading around your subject is a great way to encounter new ways of thinking, and to prepare to...

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Business & Economics

10 Business and Economics Books Every Student Should Read

10 Business and Economics Books Every Student Should Read

Whether you're preparing to study at university next year or you're still exploring your potential interest in the subjects, we've got some Economics and Business book recommendations for you. Below, we've narrowed down our favourite Business and Economics books to...

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3 Top Internship Applications Tips to Stand Out

3 Top Internship Applications Tips to Stand Out

There's no two ways about it: internship applications are hard. All the refining and editing will be worth it when you land the placement of your dreams, though, which is why we're trying to make the process as simple as possible for you. An internship is a great way...

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Benefits of Attending Academic Conferences

Benefits of Attending Academic Conferences

Making choices can be extremely tricky. Everything from picking your morning Starbucks order to deciding the subject(s) you want to study at university can cause stress and uncertainty. This is shown very clearly by the fact less than half of recent graduates believe...

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Engineering

8 Books Every Engineering Student Should Read

8 Books Every Engineering Student Should Read

Studying engineering is an exciting but challenging venture. It is essential that engineers keep a broad and open mind, coupling this with rigour and analytical skills. Reading around your subject is a great way to encounter new ways of thinking, and to prepare to...

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Reasons You Should Be a Scientific Researcher

Reasons You Should Be a Scientific Researcher

There is a teapot flying around the moon, too small to be seen by any modern telescope. Much closer to us, there are birds flying through the sky. One of these claims is, of course, nonsense. Last time we checked, there was no crockery orbiting anything in space. Even...

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Engineering Summer Project Ideas

Engineering Summer Project Ideas

School’s out, and summer has given you plenty of time to yourself. What better way to spend it than trying your hand at a cool engineering project? As you’ll know, engineers work on complex projects with very technical and expensive equipment and materials. It’s not...

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Law

10 Books Every Law Student Should Read

10 Books Every Law Student Should Read

You'll often be told that you have to read around your subject in order to prepare for your university applications. But how do you find out what to read? Law is notoriously complicated and inaccessible, so it’s hard to know where to start. For that reason, we’ve...

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What is the UN (United Nations)?

What is the UN (United Nations)?

The UN, or United Nations, is an international, intergovernmental institution set up in 1945. This was after World War II caused the collapse of its predecessor, the League of Nations. Currently, the UN represents 193 of the world’s 196 sovereign states.Why was the UN...

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What Was The League of Nations?

What Was The League of Nations?

The League of Nations was the first global institution to be established in the modern world. Set up in 1920, it heralded a new era of international relations. Significantly, it vocally denounced war as a means of achieving a state’s foreign policy. Despite noble...

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Medicine

7 Books Every Prospective Medical Student Should Read

7 Books Every Prospective Medical Student Should Read

Anatomy and physiology textbooks will likely be at your side throughout your medical studies, and you’ll be reading through countless scientific papers, but you might want to read something beforehand that gives you insight into the world of medicine in practice –...

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Reasons You Should Be a Scientific Researcher

Reasons You Should Be a Scientific Researcher

There is a teapot flying around the moon, too small to be seen by any modern telescope. Much closer to us, there are birds flying through the sky. One of these claims is, of course, nonsense. Last time we checked, there was no crockery orbiting anything in space. Even...

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Politics & International Relations

10 Books Every Politics Student Should Read

10 Books Every Politics Student Should Read

Every year, dozens of Politics books flood onto the market, but only a select few stand the test of time. This list of the ten books every Politics student should read span from 375 BC to 2012 AD, covering everything from political treatises and ethical reflections to...

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What is the UN (United Nations)?

What is the UN (United Nations)?

The UN, or United Nations, is an international, intergovernmental institution set up in 1945. This was after World War II caused the collapse of its predecessor, the League of Nations. Currently, the UN represents 193 of the world’s 196 sovereign states.Why was the UN...

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What Was The League of Nations?

What Was The League of Nations?

The League of Nations was the first global institution to be established in the modern world. Set up in 1920, it heralded a new era of international relations. Significantly, it vocally denounced war as a means of achieving a state’s foreign policy. Despite noble...

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Psychology & Neuroscience

10 Psychology Books Everyone Should Read

10 Psychology Books Everyone Should Read

Psychology is a wide-reaching field, covering everything from social attachments to disorders of the brain and nervous system (neurology). We've put together a list of ten Psychology books that we think every student should read, whether you're set on studying the...

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Reasons You Should Be a Scientific Researcher

Reasons You Should Be a Scientific Researcher

There is a teapot flying around the moon, too small to be seen by any modern telescope. Much closer to us, there are birds flying through the sky. One of these claims is, of course, nonsense. Last time we checked, there was no crockery orbiting anything in space. Even...

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Writing

Benefits of School Newspapers for Students

Benefits of School Newspapers for Students

Whether you’re a keen student journalist yourself, or just looking to learn more about student culture at the universities you’re planning to apply to, student newspapers are the place to go. We break down the benefits you’ll get if you become a student journalist at...

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Why Is Shakespeare Still Important?

Why Is Shakespeare Still Important?

William Shakespeare is (arguably) the most recognisable name in English literature. And even if you haven’t heard of him, you’ll know about some of his plays, like Romeo and Juliet or Hamlet. Even beyond that, if you’ve ever seen an actor chatting to a skull, or...

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Oxford’s Literary Connections

Oxford’s Literary Connections

A magical wardrobe, the rising hills of Hobbiton, a Mad Hatter’s tea party: Oxford has represented all of these things to the writers who created them. And with a nudge in the right direction, the literary locations of the city can be brought to life for any visitor...

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