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"When I use a word ...." What does "pre-tuition fees" mean in Scotland?

‘When I use a word,’ Humpty Dumpty said, in rather a scornful tone, ‘it means just what I choose it to mean — neither more nor less.’ 981 more words

Debating And Reporting Student Support

Hollyoaks Actors Back Exam Results Helpline

The Exam Results Helpline is being backed this year by leading Hollyoaks actors Jazmine Franks (Esther Bloom) and Alfie Browne-Sykes (Jason Roscoe). The helpline, funded by the Department for Education, handles thousands of calls every year from students all around the country and is seen as a lifeline to those who don’t know where to turn once they have got their exam results. 374 more words


Applying to University | Writing your personal statement...

Hi everyone!

Time for another post in my applying to university series and this one is perhaps the most important one because it’s all about writing your personal statement which is what universities read when they’re deciding who to admit to the university so it’s incredibly important to make sure your personal statement is absolutely brilliant! 409 more words


Scrubs Day

So yesterday I did something medical.

I attended a “Scrubs Day” course at Manchester University organised by FastBleep Schools and first things first it was so tiring (8:30am-5pm and I had like four hours sleep) but extremely informative and useful, like… 643 more words


The rise, rise and rise of chemical engineering (Day 54)

The organisation responsible for managing applications to higher education courses in the UK – UCAS – published their annual data tables this week. Their top-line data, by the deadline of 30 June 2014, showed a total of 659,030 applications, an increase of four per cent compared to the same point last year. 310 more words

Geoff Maitland

Signs that you've applied to university

1. You constantly check your emails, thinking that if you’re away from your inbox for as little as five minutes, you’ll miss out on an important message. 195 more words


Starting To Wake Up...Polyphasic Sleep Schedule


Dear Diary (Yes, I’m going there- I feel like it!),

After having spent nigh on two weeks ‘relaxing’, after the June Exams, I am ready to begin the arduous fun of Setting-In-Motion a Gap Year. 310 more words