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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...

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...

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...

Navigating Home Study – How to Support Your Child During Quarantine

In the current climate surrounding Covid-19, it is understandable that both students and parents should be worried about the uncertain state of academia. For most parents, the closure of schools has raised worries about how to support children who are studying at...
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...

How to Stay Focused in Class

How to Stay Focused in Class

You walk into your high school science classroom with a rush of energy. You sit down into a sturdy chair and pull out a pen and notebook, ready to engage with today’s lecture. As the professor starts discussing biology, going into the nuances of the human digestive...

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Internships: Tips To Land Your First Internship

Internships: Tips To Land Your First Internship

Internships are often said to be the key to getting the career you want. They offer a unique opportunity to gain skills, knowledge, and experience, and do it all in a real working environment. In addition to providing great experience and exposure to the job market,...

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How To Choose The Right University Course For You

How To Choose The Right University Course For You

 If you've set your sights on going to university, but you're not sure what subject is right for you, don't worry. You're definitely not the only one. When you don't want to pursue a vocational career with a clear entry path, such as medicine, it can be difficult to...

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What is life like as an Engineering student?

What is life like as an Engineering student?

Sally Croysdale is currently in her third year studying Engineering Science. Originally from Leicester, Sally is a keen musician and in her spare time sings in her College’s chapel choir and plays clarinet in the university orchestra. When did you first start to...

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Top 10 Tips for Surviving a Job Interview

Top 10 Tips for Surviving a Job Interview

1. Do your research The best way to show you are interested in a company is to know a lot about them. In 2018 with Google and Wikipedia it is so easy to find out alot about a company, and because it’s so easy you can count on the fact that a large proportion of the...

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How to become a Postgraduate Student

How to become a Postgraduate Student

What is postgraduate study? A postgraduate degree is where you study for another degree qualification after you have graduated (post-graduation) from your bachelor’s (undergraduate) degree. Whilst almost 50% of young people in the UK go to university to study for an...

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How to become an Engineer

How to become an Engineer

Engineers are problem-solvers, creators, builders. They use their scientific and mathematical knowledge to improve the world around us. A recent survey we conducted here at Scholastica showed that over 75% of young people wanting to pursue a career in engineering made...

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How to Write a Great Cover Letter

How to Write a Great Cover Letter

What is a cover letter? A cover letter (or ‘covering letter’) is a document you often send in with your CV as part of an application. In the days of postal applications, it was traditionally placed as the front cover of your CV, hence the origin of the name. Although...

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