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The study habits of successful students

Do you ever feel like you’re going through the motions while studying? Making the effort to sit down and focus is one thing, but taking the steps to ensure that you’re studying the right thing...  

02/02/2017 | 0 Comments |

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The UCAS deadline is coming — Last minute application tips

The 2017 UCAS deadline is 15th January. With just a few days to go till the deadline, you might be forgiven for getting into a tizz over your application. Well, if you're not quite ready...  

10/01/2017 | 0 Comments |

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What’s all the fuss about STEM?

STEMNET helps young people understand the amazing careers STEM subjects like maths, physics and technology can lead to. Ashley Tamburello is STEMNET's National STEM Clubs Programme Manager, and in...  

16/03/2016 | 0 Comments |

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What is the true cost of university?

Yesterday, a legal bigwig predicted that a future barrister starting university this year could pay £127,000 for their education. Whatever you're studying, this news may have come...  

24/02/2016 | 0 Comments |

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Why Success at School Loves Hegarty Maths

At Success at School, we've long been fans of Hegarty Maths. So when we discovered that they had a brand new website and Colin Hegarty himself had been nominated for the Global Teacher Prize, we felt it...  

23/02/2016 | 0 Comments |

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Why Success at School Loves Khan Academy

At Success at School, we're always looking for study resources to recommend to our secondary school readers. With Khan Academy, we've found a world-class resource that can really help students focus...  

04/02/2016 | 0 Comments |

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Study, treat, repeat – top studying tips

There’s no doubt about it, studying can often feel like a chore. But if you’re dreading your impending homework assignment, coursework or exam revision, help is at hand. The International...  

22/09/2015 | 0 Comments |

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How important are GCSEs?

When you’re 16, GCSEs can seem like the be all and end all. By the time you’ve been working for a few years, you’ve probably forgotten all about them and are wondering whether to even...  

16/09/2015 | 0 Comments |

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15 unusual university degree courses you didn’t know existed

When you think of studying at university what subjects spring to mind? English? Law? Astrophysics perhaps? There are more than 37,000 undergraduate courses available at 370 institutions in the UK according...  

02/09/2015 | 0 Comments |

What are the Most Common Barriers to Learning in School?

What are the Most Common Barriers to Learning in School?

The ability of a school student to learn in the classroom isn’t simply a question of motivation. Research suggests that almost 1 in 5 pupils in the UK leave school before taking their A-levels –...  

21/08/2015 | 0 Comments |