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Logical thinking: Why is it crucial in the workplace?

Good logical thinking skills make job candidates stand out. They also make working life more productive and are essential for particular job roles. Luckily, you pick up logical thinking skills in a whole...  

A parent's guide to gap years

Gap years provide a breathing space for those who need a year out of education, give young people a chance to consider the options ahead of them or offer a second chance to students who aren't happy with...  

How to become a surgeon

Surgeons save lives, fix injuries, reduce suffering and pain and treat life-limiting medical problems. Becoming a surgeon requires deep knowledge and advanced skills, which means it takes many years of...  

60 Second Interview: Design Engineer

Louise is a design engineer at JCB, where she is undertaking a degree apprenticeship. In this interview with a design engineer, Louise explains how she splits her time between university and work - and...  

Covid-19 & university: How will the pandemic affect my studies?

Covid-19 means that students going to university for the first time or returning in Autumn 2020 have not enjoyed the usual “uni experience”. In a number of high-profile cases, thousands of...  

The future of work 2020-2030: Where are the job opportunities for young people?

We live in confusing times, and that can make it harder to plan for the future. But there are some things we are certain about. We live in a post-Covid facing drastic environmental changes and rapid technological...  

10 in-demand career paths your child could choose

In this article, we highlight 10 jobs which are expected to increase in demand over the coming decade. We used Nesta’s report The Future of Skills: Employment in 2030 and Prospects’ Luminate...  

What is an atmospheric chemist?

Atmospheric chemists study the Earth’s atmosphere. They often focus on pollution levels, both indoors and outdoors. It’s important to understand what pollution is found in different environments....  

Are internships paid?

An internship is a period of work experience lasting between 1 week and 12 months. You can read more about what an internship is on our dedicated page. In this article, we tackle the question "are internships...  

What is happening instead of GCSE and A-level Results Day? (2020)

With GCSEs and A-levels cancelled due to Covid-19 and exam results replaced with Centre Assessment Grades, you may be wondering what is happening instead of exam Results Day this year. Hopefully your...  

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