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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...

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

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

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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Classic Books Everyone Should Read

Classic Books Everyone Should Read

There’s a lot of debate as to what makes certain books ‘classics’ – is it longevity, popularity, literary merit or all of the above? Are all the books we view as ‘classic’ deserving of that title? Should some lesser-known books be considered ‘classics’ instead? There...

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Creative Writing Tips

Creative Writing Tips

Some people will tell you that creative writing can’t be taught and that there are no hard and fast rules for success, and to an extent this is true: you need a little bit of natural talent and a lot of luck to make it as a writer. However, that certainly doesn’t mean...

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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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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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10 Books for Every English Degree Reading List

10 Books for Every English Degree Reading List

If you’re thinking of applying for an English Literature degree, one of the key things you’ll be talking about in your personal statement is the books you’ve read. While it’s good to discuss the books you’ve studied in class, it’s even more important to show that...

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What is Studying English Literature Really Like?

Are you considering studying English Literature at university? Do you want to find out more information about what courses at different institutions are like, to find out which might be best for you? We know that the content of courses can vary quite a lot between...

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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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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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