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Your guide to applying for a scholarship

The first time I came across the word ‘scholarship’ was when the protagonist in an American teen movie received one, which meant they could finally study at the college they’d dreamed of since they were little. So, it’s easy to […]

Christopher Hirlam Nursing Associate
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What it means to work in healthcare

We spoke to Christopher Hirlam, FdSc Nursing Associate, about what it means to work in healthcare, ‘I believe it’s very much a calling – if you know, you know’. Why work in healthcare? I’ve worked in the NHS since 1997. […]

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Why study social work?

Social work is more than a job, it’s a calling where your mission is to help others in your community to improve their wellbeing. You support people dealing with homelessness, domestic violence, drug and alcohol addiction, and disability. If you […]

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Beat those Clearing blues

Applying for university can be a stressful time and, when you’re looking to enter through Clearing, it can really feel like you’re against the clock. Here are my top five tips to help keep a level head. Be prepared Preparation […]

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Why is university for you?

If you haven’t applied to university yet, don’t worry – there’s still time to secure a place. You might still feel unsure, but here are some top reasons why uni might be for you. Better career opportunities and higher salaries […]

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Preparing your creative portfolio

Your portfolio says a lot about you. It’s a pathway of your creative journey so it’s important that it’s a true reflection of you. Here are some top tips to help make your portfolio stand out from the crowd… 1. […]

Middlesbrough Transporter Bridge
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Why study in Middlesbrough?

I’m Niamh and I work and study in Middlesbrough – here are some top reasons why it’s a great place for both Things to do When I’m not at university or studying, I love exploring the local area. The campus […]

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Keep it climate conscious at uni

Whether you’re living at home or away at university, looking for ways to be more eco-friendly is likely to be on your radar. Here are some starting points to help you stay green…. Love your vegetables If you eat meat, […]