How to Write a Brilliant UCAS Personal Statement with Simply Learning Tuition Consultancy

How to Write a Brilliant UCAS Personal Statement with Simply Learning Tuition Consultancy

Workshop  – 6th August The Personal Statement is a vital part of the UCAS application that will need to be submitted ahead of January 15th 2020 for students starting university in Autumn 2020. It is easy to underestimate the amount of work that is required to make an excellent impact...

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Students call for more financial transparency from universities

A call for more transparency regarding university expenditure, comes as reports claim students do not feel they are getting very good value for money. The Department of Education’s 2018 report claimed that only 38% of British university students felt they were getting their money’s worth and that a lack of...

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SOAS: Discover a World of Possibilities

SOAS: Discover a World of Possibilities

Learning a language opens up a new world of possibilities and SOAS University of London has been a centre of excellence in language study since its founding. For those with time to study during the day we have Certificates /Diploma courses in Arabic, Chinese and Japanese. These recognised qualifications have...

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The Arts in Crisis: how schools funding is putting arts education at risk

The Arts in Crisis: how schools funding is putting arts education at risk

The University of Kent’s School of Music and Fine Arts has recently confirmed it will close as an academic entity by July 2019. It will allow full-time MA applications for 2017 entries only, according to local online newspaper Kent Online. The University of Kent’s fine art department was a highly...

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A study in apprenticeships

A study in apprenticeships

In the Middle Ages, apprenticeships were one of the central building blocks of British civilisation. Richer members of the peasant class would dispatch their progeny to live with the families of members of the craft guilds who would teach their children everything they knew. Whilst to modern eyes this might...

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Government plans to half the number of international student visas

Government plans to half the number of international student visas

Government plans to half the number of international student visas The government has planned to introduce new, tougher visa rules which could half the number of international students being accepted into UK universities. The new plan was revealed by the Home Secretary, Amber Rudd at the conservative party conference in...

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EU student applications drop in UK

EU student applications drop in UK

New figures show that fewer EU students are applying for competitive UK university courses in spite of the government’s guarantee that EU student funding would be extended for the upcoming academic year. According to admissions body Ucas, EU student applications for courses in medicine, dentistry, veterinary science, and Oxbridge were...

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Universities concerned students will not receive EU funding

Universities have sought to clarify the status of EU students and funding following last week’s referendum result, amid concerns they will no longer receive EU funding. International students make up a significant proportion of the UK’s student population. In the 2014/15 academic year, the number of international students studying in...
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Westminster Uni appoints new Dean of Social Sciences and Humanities

The University of Westminster has appointed Professor Andrew Linn as the new Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities. In his new role as Dean, Professor Linn will be responsible for providing strategic direction and leadership for the Faculty in order to promote Westminster’s vision of excellence across...

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World Uni rankings for arts and humanities

Times Higher Education have released their Arts and Humanities world university rankings table for 2015/16. The UK has held its ground, with twenty of the top 100 universities. It also controls a quarter of the top twenty, with the University of Oxford in forth, UCL in fifth, the University of...

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