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How To Use LinkedIn Effectively

LinkedIn is an amazing resource for students and graduates as much as it is for working professionals. But few people actually know how to use LinkedIn effectively to harness its full potential. This guide will help you make the most of your LinkedIn profile, whether...

A Guide to Medical Specialties

Medical students are often confident in stating their desire to 'become a doctor'. But what about the specific types of medical practice that are open to you? By no means do you need to have your whole medical career path mapped out at the beginning of medical school....

How Can Students Develop Resilience?

Today’s young people face unprecedented mental health challenges. Never has it been more important that we understand both why this is happening, and how to support young people to develop strategies which can shore up their mental wellbeing. Teens face increasing...

The Ultimate Guide To Summer Internships

What is an internship?   There are so many productive things you can do with your school holidays, and an internship is one of the most valuable! An internship is a temporary period of work with a company. It differs from more casual work experience and...
A Guide to Medical Specialties

A Guide to Medical Specialties

Medical students are often confident in stating their desire to 'become a doctor'. But what about the specific types...

10 Books Every Law Student Should Read

10 Books Every Law Student Should Read

If you're preparing to apply to Law courses at university, you're probably doing everything you can to make sure your personal statement stands out. Have you considered taking an online Law course for 15-18 year olds? Check out ours here.   You'll often be told...

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The Once and Future Norm

The Once and Future Norm

Things must not have been as good as they seemed. Because we already know we aren’t going back to them - even once we can. A collective casualty of Covid is our old way of life. Once Covid is resolved through vaccines, herd immunity, or accepted numbers of deaths in...

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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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The Lessons of Covid School

The Lessons of Covid School

Education is a lifelong process, and every single one of us is now in Covid school.  What do we do with a plague that became a quarantine that became a school? It can be hard to distinguish between Covid and his lessons, between the suffering of plague and the...

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Five Tips for Productive Study at Home

Five Tips for Productive Study at Home

Even for the most productive amongst us, working from home can often be a challenge. The temptation to stay in pyjamas, just finish watching that one episode or treat ourselves to an extra hour in bed can be a hard habit to quit. However, these tips and tricks ensure...

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Three Things I Learned in the Scholastica Discussion Group

Three Things I Learned in the Scholastica Discussion Group

I was really lucky to attend the Oxford Scholastica Academy back in 2017 as part of the Creative Writing Summer School. In one of our classes, our teacher introduced us to an article by William Deresiewiez, discussing the disadvantages students face at an ‘elite’...

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