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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 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...

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...
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...

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...

How To Write The Perfect Essay

How To Write The Perfect Essay

If you decide to study English or a subject within Arts and Humanities at university, it’s going to involve a lot of essay writing. It’s a challenging skill to master because it requires both creativity and logical planning, but if you ensure you do the following...

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Archaeoptryx – The Bridge Between Dinosaurs and Birds

Archaeoptryx – The Bridge Between Dinosaurs and Birds

What happens when you go to the National History Museum as a Creative Writing student? You take the surrounding fossils and make them come alive on the page. Sometimes through poetry, sometimes through journalistic prose. This is a short piece by a talented alumnus,...

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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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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 Airline Pilot

How to become an Airline Pilot

Becoming a pilot is the stuff of kids dreams. For hundreds of years the human race has marvelled at the beauty of flight, trying desperately to follow the birds into the air. It has captivated some of the greatest minds of our civilisation. Leonardo da...

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How to become a Computer Scientist

Why Computer Science?   Computer Science is one of the fastest growing job sectors out there and graduates with this degree can work in a wide variety of sectors - wider than most other university leavers. Practically all business is conducted these days with the...

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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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Exploring the Future – Praveen Nair Mathavan

Exploring the Future – Praveen Nair Mathavan

Praveen attended our Computer Science Academy in 2014, and is now studying Economics and Business in Maastricht, in the Netherlands. In this featured alumni blog, he tells us more about what he has been up to since his summer at OSA, and how he chose his degree...

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