Blog Posts
Redbrick and Russell Group Universities
Wed 24 May 2017
You may have heard the terms ‘Redbrick’ and ‘Russell Group’ being flung around here and there, but what do they actually mean? And do they make any difference?
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Keywords Guide: University and Apprenticeships
Mon 22 May 2017
Whether you are a budding university student or interested in apprenticeships, there are many confusing words for you to get your head around
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Why You Should Vote in the UK's General Election
Thu 18 May 2017
You may have heard the recent buzz around the British Prime Minister, Theresa May’s decision to hold a snap general election in the UK on the 8th June 2017, ahead of the scheduled 2020 date. 
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The UK University Town & City Social Life League Table [2017 Edition]
Wed 10 May 2017
A new league table ranks university locations on all aspects of student social life.
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Plymouth College of Art Appoints Award- Winning Product Designer
Wed 10 May 2017
Innovation of the Year’ winner leads Product Design & Innovation degree
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Useful Revision Resources
Fri 05 May 2017
In the depths of revision boredom? Leon Hady, 35 (a former head teacher) has launched an online educational tool
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UCAS Confirmation Deadline
Wed 03 May 2017
If you received all of your university offers by 31st March, now is the time to be confirming your choices.
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Major Changes to Apprenticeships Coming into Effect Soon
Tue 25 Apr 2017
There have been some important changes to how apprenticeships in England are run. These changes will come into effect in May 2017.  If you are thinking about or are starting an apprenticeship soon then read on for the latest information.
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A Royal Opening of The Global Academy in Support of Heads Together
Fri 21 Apr 2017
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry officially open The Global Academy in support of Heads Together - and launch Heads Together headbands for everyone.
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Higher and Degree Apprenticeships
Fri 21 Apr 2017
Higher and Degree apprenticeships are an exciting hybrid between academic study and work place experience.
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Why You Should Consider an Apprenticeship
Fri 07 Apr 2017
By offering apprenticeships companies are essentially investing in people, shaping them into the kind of employees they need to run their business perfectly
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Top Tips to Reduce Stress
Fri 31 Mar 2017
As a University student in the last month and therefore, last raging hells of my degree, here’s my top tips for how I manage stress:
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Revison Tips for Over the Easter Holidays
Mon 20 Mar 2017
Life can be hard – especially when it’s that time of the year where you’re trying to get all the information you’ve been taught for the past year into your head, and you don’t even know where to start.
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BTECs and University Explained
Mon 20 Mar 2017
‘Can I do a BTEC and get into university?’ is a frequent question asked by students considering their options after GCSEs. The answer is ‘yes’ but read on to find out more about the BTEC qualification and your university options
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The Alternative UK University City League Table
Wed 08 Mar 2017
Studied all the league tables, scrutinised all the statistics – but just whirling into greater uncertainty? Well, look no further ‘The Alternative UK University City League Table’ how just been launched to dispel all your university indecision.
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Gap Year Options
Wed 08 Mar 2017
You might have heard about it from others or even considered taking one yourself: a gap year.
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Applying For Apprenticeships
Wed 08 Mar 2017
You've finally whittled down your options, decided that you're going to go for an apprenticeship. But what's next? How can you investigate what's out there and how should you go about applying?
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Happy National Apprenticeship Week!
Tue 07 Mar 2017
With the introduction of National Apprenticeship Week, apprenticeships are finally being awarded the recognition they deserve.
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University Mental Health Day – Telling a Nation to Speak Up About Mental Health!
Tue 28 Feb 2017
Happening across the UK on Thursday 2nd March will be the University Mental Health Day.
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Introducing ‘The Music Box’
Thu 23 Feb 2017
A brand new state of the art building offering an inspiring space across six floors to study, create, perform, record and collaborate.
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Don't Miss All the Fun at Our London Fair!
Mon 20 Feb 2017
Following the success of our Manchester event just a few weeks ago, we’re so excited to be hosting an even bigger one this March 3rd  in just under a fortnight!
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How to Visit the Sights of London for Less
Thu 02 Feb 2017
London is a super expensive city – there’s no denying that. But with so much on offer from this incredible city, it is definitely a must-visit location.
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How to Cut the Cost of your Food Shop
Thu 02 Feb 2017
Don’t you find it annoying when your money seems to disappear on food alone?
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Preparing For Your University Interview
Wed 01 Feb 2017
Make sure you’re optimising your University choices by being fully prepared for your upcoming interviews.
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UCAS Application Deadline 2017
Fri 13 Jan 2017
The undergraduate application deadline is looming make sure you get your form by January the 15th.
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University and Study Application Dates for 2017
Tue 06 Dec 2016
Make sure you stay ahead of the game by checking our important university and study application dates for 2017
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2017 UCAS Points Calculator
Fri 11 Nov 2016
Find out about the new UCAS points, tariff calculator for 2017
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Getting to grips with University Rankings
Fri 04 Nov 2016
Abi Luscombe gives you a quick and simple guide to how university rankings work
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UK University Search Fair London
Mon 24 Oct 2016
Ash Ramnawaz reviews our London UK University Search event which took place on September the 30th.
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Head to the University of Portsmouth
Fri 21 Oct 2016
Tyrone tells us about moving from London to the University of Portsmouth
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UCAS Tariff System 2017 Explained
Wed 14 Sep 2016
A detailed explanation of how the UCAS Tariff System will change in September 2017
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My Experience at Sussex University
Wed 14 Sep 2016
Millie Burgh tells you her thoughts about studying at University in Brighton
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My Experience at York
Mon 22 Aug 2016
Our Feature Writer Serena Reidy gives an insight into her move from London to York for university
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Free Clearing Help and Advice
Tue 16 Aug 2016
Our friends at www.loudmag.co.uk provide a free Clearing and A-level Results Guide
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Clearing is more than just missed grades
Wed 10 Aug 2016
New research dispels ‘tired and dated’ myths about Clearing
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Gap Year Advice from BUNAC
Mon 18 Jul 2016
7 Top Tips On How To Get The Most Out Of Your Gap Year
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What to do when university isn't right for you
Fri 15 Jul 2016
Some information on pathways that may be the thing for you when University isn't as appealing as you thought it would be.
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What is Adjustment?
Thu 14 Jul 2016
If your A-level results were better than you expected, you might be able to ‘upgrade’ your university offer!
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Things every new student should know
Wed 08 Jun 2016
To make sure you are clued-up and ready for university, we’ve got a list of things every student should know in order to make that first term as easy as possible.
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What University Students Think About The EU Referendum
Tue 07 Jun 2016
Brexit - 64% of University Students worry about what will happen if we leave Europe
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Brexit - Youth Voice Says Stay
Fri 27 May 2016
The Brexit debate - The Youth voice votes to stay. New statistics from Shout Out UK, show young people voting to stay in the EU.
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Tips to surviving your first semester at university
Thu 12 May 2016
Starting something new is never easy. Here are a few tips to surviving your first couple of months at university.
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5 Areas You Could Be Saving Money On!
Fri 29 Apr 2016
Essential money saving techniques, how to make the most of your Student Loan and have fun all along the way! By Jonathan Donaghy
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We Announce Our Autumn UK University Search Fairs
Thu 28 Apr 2016
We're excited to announce the dates for our next set of university fairs.
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Win £10,000!!!
Thu 21 Apr 2016
Student luggage shipping company, Uni Baggage, is giving away £10,000 to one very lucky student.
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Life and study in London
Tue 19 Apr 2016
Life and study in London By Katherine Mendoza The great capital of Europe, London, may seem to be a daunting destination for some first year students. But fear not, all that this city has to offer will wash away all doubts and fears from your mind.
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Ten Amazingly Unusual Degree Courses
Mon 04 Apr 2016
A collection of oddly specific, bizarre, and random bachelor’s degrees you could choose to study in the UK.
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Changes to UCAS Tariff 2017
Tue 29 Mar 2016
For those of you who are considering applying to university, be aware that UCAS has made changes to its tariff system, coming into effect for courses starting in September 2017.
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My Apprenticeship Experience - National Apprenticeship Week
Wed 16 Mar 2016
With a strong interest in media, Jasmine Claxton left secondary school after completing her GCSEs to attend college, securing a place on a two-year B-Tech level 3 diploma in Creative Media. Find your apprenticeship here.
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The Ultimate Guide for Scoring Student Freebies
Wed 10 Feb 2016
Before going to university, while mostly under the financial protection of good ol’ bank of mum and dad, there is something you need to know; university is expensive.
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How to Perfect Your UCAS Application Form
Thu 17 Dec 2015
The UCAS application process may seem simple, a form which requires basic details about who you are. However its importance shouldn’t be underestimated, even the most mundane of information is important. The UCAS submit button may change your life.
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Write the Perfect UCAS Form Personal Statement
Thu 17 Dec 2015
The personal statement is the most difficult and important part of your UCAS application form. Follow the advice of our student writer, Fiona Roberts, (currently studying at the University of Nottingham) to perfect yours!
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How to find scholarships, grants and bursaries for university
Fri 11 Dec 2015
Don’t forget to think about what scholarships, grants and bursaries you might be eligible for.
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Glion London Summer Academy
Tue 10 Nov 2015
Win your place one a two-week Summer Academy course in London, starting on July 18th or August 1st 2016
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Apply for University
Tue 27 Oct 2015
Nour Bahgat,a student at UCL, provides us with quick and simple advice about making the right choices when applying for university.
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Results Exam Helpline - Tiffany Watson - Made in Chelsea
Thu 13 Aug 2015
Made In Chelsea’s Tiffany Watson shared her experience of getting her exam results with us and gives her advice to those of you who are getting your results this year. Here’s what she had to say:
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Going Through Clearing
Fri 24 Jul 2015
Emma James, who has just completed the second year of BA (Hons) Journalism degree at Staffordshire University, has first-hand experience of clearing.
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University Salary Prospects
Fri 10 Jul 2015
Students can now check long-term career and salary prospects before making decisions.
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Studying In London
Wed 24 Jun 2015
Why should you study in London? Alisa Ahmed outlines the benefits of furthering your education in the world cultural capital
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The Guide to a Productive Summer
Wed 17 Jun 2015
Amric Sangha aids you on getting the most out of your long summer ahead...
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Guide to University Funding
Thu 14 May 2015
Rebecca Watson gives a brief guide to university funding, from Student Finance to money saving.
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The conundrum of choosing a degree
Wed 29 Apr 2015
Amric Sangha says choosing a university degree is more difficult than it seems...or is it?
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Making the Most Out of Open Days
Mon 06 Apr 2015
Vital advice about open days and how to get the most out of them.
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The Stresses of Applying for University
Mon 06 Apr 2015
That dreaded university deadline is breathing down your neck, you can ignore it as much as you want but the day is going to come when you have to press that ‘submit’ button on your application. Article by Katie Harkness
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A Survival Guide for Freshers
Mon 06 Apr 2015
Shika Sharma provides tips to help any student survive their crucial first week at university.
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What Do I Take With Me To University?
Mon 06 Apr 2015
If you think you need a van to move you in to university…you have too much stuff. I can guarantee that everything that fits nicely into your current bedroom will not fit into your new room at uni.
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Living at Home V Living at University
Sun 05 Apr 2015
The luxury of home vs. the independence of university.The daily chores vs. making your on dinner. Siblings ‘borrowing’ your clothes vs. flatmates ‘borrowing’ your saucepans. So, what is better? Living at home or living at university?
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Living Away from Home
Sun 05 Apr 2015
The big day has come, moving away from home!
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Making Friends at University
Sun 05 Apr 2015
A selection of great ways to make and keep friends at university.
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University Nights Out
Sun 05 Apr 2015
Practical safety tips to ensure you have enjoyable nights out as a student at university.
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There's a Big Difference at University
Sat 04 Apr 2015
Blogger and student at Roehampton University, Amy Austin tells us why there is a big difference between university and 6th Form/College
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University Fees and Loans
Sat 04 Apr 2015
A brief and understandable look at university fees and loans.
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Make the Most of Being a Student
Sat 04 Apr 2015
University of Kent student, Rylie Trott tells us how to make the most out of being a university student.
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Surviving on a Student Budget
Fri 03 Apr 2015
Great ways to make your student pennies last.
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10 Great Revision Tips
Fri 03 Apr 2015
10 great ways to get the best possible exam results with efficient and easy to use revision tips.
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Pros and Cons of Student Life
Fri 03 Apr 2015
Student Maxine Harrison tells us about the ups and downs of student life at university.
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A Guide to University Accommodation
Fri 03 Apr 2015
Find out about the different university accommodation options open to students, including deciding to live at home.
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High Ranking Universities
Fri 03 Apr 2015
A look at top ranking universities in the UK and how to choose the right one for you.
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University Rankings Explained
Fri 03 Apr 2015
A guide to how universities are ranked by various organisations and what their league table places actually mean.
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Be Prepared for University
Wed 11 Mar 2015
A guide to all of the essentials you will need before heading to university. Read on and be prepared!
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Freshers Week
Wed 11 Mar 2015
This article features vital advice about Freshers week for any student about to head to university.
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Getting As Much As Possible From Open Days
Fri 06 Mar 2015
This article gives you some guidance on how to best use open days to help narrow down your university choices.
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Going Through UCAS Adjustment
Mon 09 Feb 2015
Results day can be a difficult and stressful time. For some, sadly, they will open that envelope to find they maybe did not do quite do as well as they had initially hoped.
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How To Use The UCAS Points Calculator
Sun 08 Feb 2015
UCAS tariff points can be very confusing especially when trying to remember how many points stand between an A and a B, fortunately the invention of UCAS Points Calculators has made the process of course searching a lot easier.
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