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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...
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 a Computer Scientist

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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