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Are social gaps widening education gaps further?

So it would seem that education is still rooting itself in the gaps between social groups.  Hardly surprising, we’ve long accepted that the richer you are, the more access to a better education you appear to get. Is it any … Continue reading

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Students: Know what’s what when it comes to student accommodation

Ah yes, student accommodation… We all have different images in our head when it comes to student living. On one side you’ve got what I would call ‘the stereotypical view’ – that which you may have heard from your parents. … Continue reading

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Student finance and funding: The support behind the costs

For new and prospective students, I can imagine it’ll be bewildering to think about the costs associated with university.  You’ll often hear parents and teachers telling you about how much of an investment it is (usually as a method of … Continue reading

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So how do I apply to university? Tutorhub looks at the UCAS system

Summer has come and gone, A Level results are released, dreams are realised or broken.  And so the carousel that is university admissions starts all over again. 558,000 students applied for university in the most recent cycle.  As universities adjust … Continue reading

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My Top 5 Favourite Revision Techniques

It’s always useful to hear the techniques other people use for exam-prep, especially if you’re not so sure what techniques work best for you! It’s important to keep in mind that different revision techniques work best for different types of … Continue reading

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There’s a financial cost to raising kids, but just how much?

When we find out that we’re about to become parents for the first time, the last thing that is probably on our minds, is exactly how much our new bundle of joy is going to set us back. Having a … Continue reading

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Supporting not the poorest or brightest, but the richest: the disgraceful change in higher education funding

A few months back the government announced that the schools budget in England was to be protected from any cuts.  This was part of a wider plan to expand the education system in the country: The education budget for schools … Continue reading

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Counting the cost of graduation day

Over the past few nervy weeks students the length and breadth of the UK have come to the end of an anxious wait as GCSE and A-level results are revealed. Those A-level students achieving the results they needed will, in … Continue reading

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Top ten weird and wacky university societies

Once you get to university there will be the opportunity to sign up for societies that reflect your interests and pursuits.  A time to meet like-minded people with similar hobbies and interests, passions and devotions. That is, until you’ve read … Continue reading

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Results day blues? Grades not what you were expecting?

Exam results are on their way for pupils ranging from GCSE students to the A Level candidates. For many, results will shape futures and open up opportunities.  For many it is also the realisation of hard work and the success … Continue reading

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