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Research Council Funding

There are eight Research Councils in the UK, which distribute government funding in various subject areas, and all of which provide funding for postgraduates. With the exception of the Arts and Humanities Research Council,...

University offers explained

Most universities will get hundreds of applications for each course, and they need time to make up their minds. It can be nerve-wracking waiting for them, but you can keep track of your applications...

What is a joint honours degree?

Can’t decide between your favourite subjects? A joint honours degree allows you to take the two subjects you want to learn, and combine them in to one degree. How does it work? All universities do their joint-honours...

Using your university library

Independent study is a big part of university life. As well as writing essays and other work, you’ll have to spend lots of time reading and preparing for lectures and seminars, so you need...

Using your university library

Independent study is a big part of university life. As well as writing essays and other work, you’ll have to spend lots of time reading and preparing for lectures and seminars, so you need...

Plagiarism explained

Research is an important part of writing an essay, but there’s a thin line between using somebody’s ideas and ripping them off. Read on to make sure you’re always on the right side. What is...

Postgraduate Study: – When & Where

You can undertake further study full time, part time and, increasingly, through distance learning. Study can be undertaken straight after a degree, after a year out, or many years later. Some of the issues are...

International Student Advice – Learning the Social Customs

However, if you don’t know much about the country, it can be a little daunting knowing you will soon be submerged in the culture, which can be made even more nerve wracking if you’re...

Summer Thrills and Academic Appeals

An examination board can make or break a summer, deciding that a student has failed an assessment, received a lower degree class than expected, or worse, been withdrawn from their course. These are huge...

Applying to university? Here’s how you do it

UCAS stands for the University College and Admissions Service. It is the organisation that looks after people’s applications to higher education. So, they act as a kind of link between you, your school and...
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