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Find out the truth behind uni admissions in 2021

We asked university admissions experts to address students’ concerns about uni admissions in 2021.

28 July 2021

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Expert tips to help you prepare for starting university

Tips to help you prepare for starting university this September following the coronavirus school closures and exam cancellations

09 February 2021

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Clearing 2021: tips from admissions tutors

Need to go through Ucas Clearing? Here's some helpful advice from university admissions tutors.

02 July 2019

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10 Christmas gift ideas students will love

While a fridge full of food and a warm house are a Christmas miracle in their own right for a university student, here are ten brilliant gift ideas too.

20 November 2018

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Why your AS-level grades still really matter

Contrary to what you may hear, AS-levels are still important following the recent shake-up of A-levels, in particular when it comes to applying for university.

11 January 2018

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10 things to make your move to uni easier

Ten things you can do now to help you get ready for university, including things to help you live independently and settle into your new surroundings.

26 August 2017

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Countdown to freshers' week: Dan's photo diary

Soon-to-be uni student Dan chronicles his final days at home before moving to uni, including an unforgettable trip to Europe and some last minute culinary training...

10 August 2017

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Junior University: Liverpool celebration day diary

See what happened when our Junior Uni students visited Liverpool John Moores University, toured the campus and presented their projects to their mentors.

05 July 2017

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Results day 2016: how it all went down

Last minute meltdowns, results reactions, cupcakes, Snapchat Stories – this is how results day 2016 went down in one school.

15 June 2017

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Access to HE explained: an alternative route into university

No A-levels? Find out more about The Access to Higher Education Diploma with this guest post from QAA – the organisation that regulates Access to HE courses.

05 June 2013

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Further education college versus university: how do degree studies differ?

They both have the same end result – a degree (hopefully!) – so how does study differ between a further education college and a traditional university? Here’s how.

14 August 2012

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