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3 Top Tips to Make Your Internship Application 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...

Why You Should Attend Conferences for the Subject You Want to Study at University

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...

How to Make Connections and Network Online as a Student

Whichever subject you want to study at university or career path you want to pursue, networking is one of the best ways you can increase the depth of your knowledge and prepare for your future success. With everything moved online, from regular classes to...

Being an International Student in 2021

One of our Oxford Scholastica Content interns wrote this blog about her experience as a first year international student studying at Oxford in 2020/21. I’m Nayah, and I’m a first year international student from Norway studying Philosophy, Politics and Economics at...
Dealing With Culture Shock As an International Student

Dealing With Culture Shock As an International Student

One of our wonderful Oxford Scholastica content interns wrote this article about their experience with culture shock when they started at Oxford University as an international student. We hope you find it useful! All students starting university can sometimes feel...

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What Are My Options If I Don’t Get My University Offer?

What Are My Options If I Don’t Get My University Offer?

Rejection is tough. We rarely want to face it, but it’s important to remember that it’s never the end of the world. Today, we’re looking at the different paths open to you if you don’t receive the university offer you were hoping for.  Whether it’s early in the...

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How To Use LinkedIn Effectively

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...

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How Can Students Develop Resilience?

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...

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The Ultimate Guide To Summer Internships

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...

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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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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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