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Most common University interview questions

Many students preparing for university will feel nervous about the prospect of attending an interview and answering questions about themselves. It’s perfectly normal to feel…

January 6, 2023

5 Key Differences between Oxford and Cambridge

Whatever their respective students might claim, it’s clear that Oxford and Cambridge have more similarities than differences. You might also enjoy… 8 Top Tips for…

January 6, 2023

Top tips for choosing a summer school

Summer schools are the perfect way to spend a summer holiday enriching yourself, making new friends, learning new skills, and exploring new horizons. Many students…

January 5, 2023

10 Interesting Careers You Can Access with a Law Degree

Studying Law can feel like quite a commitment. You should also read… 9 Famous and Influential People Who Have Degrees in Law Life as a…

January 5, 2023

How to Prepare for University Interviews

Applying to universities can be an equally exciting and stressful experience. You’ve got to write a personal statement, make sure that your grades fit the…

January 4, 2023

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Life as a Medical Student: 12 Things You Really Have to Know

Being a medical student will involve working harder than you’ve ever worked in your life – but chances are, it’ll also involve having more fun…

January 4, 2023

Benefits of attending a law summer school

Studying law is an exciting prospect with plenty of good career options. The skills that you learn whilst studying law can also help you in…

January 3, 2023

5 Techniques Great Teachers Use to Inspire Their Students

Outstanding teachers come in all shapes and sizes, but there are some things they all have in common.

January 3, 2023

The Story Behind the Bridge of Sighs

The city of Oxford is full of fascinating, beautiful architecture and historical wonder. There are also fascinating parks and green spaces like the Oxford Botanical…

January 2, 2023

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14 Ways to Improve Your Grades if You’re Underperforming

Even the brightest students can sometimes find themselves academically underperforming, often through no fault of their own. When students find themselves in this situation, it’s…

January 2, 2023

The best way to write study notes

As a student, it’s likely you’ll have done a lot of note-taking by now. But are your study notes messy, disorganised or confusing to read?…

January 1, 2023

How to create a study schedule

We all have different learning styles that are better suited to different forms of assessment. For example, you might be a great visual learner but…

January 1, 2023

How to Concentrate While Revising

Everyone knows that the examination period can be stressful, although some people tend to cope better than others. There’s no one method of revision that…

December 31, 2022

10 Best Books For Law Students

Legal books have something of a reputation for being long, impenetrable reads that demand hours of pouring over minute details of incredibly specific areas of…

December 31, 2022

Where are the Harry Potter Filming Locations in Oxford?

Oxford is world-renowned for its impressive architecture and centuries-old university, but did you know it also served as the setting for many Harry Potter scenes…

December 30, 2022

Which is the Oldest Oxford College?

The University of Oxford is famous around the world and has a reputation for first-class facilities and excellent teaching standards. From 2017 to 2021, the…

December 30, 2022

Best Student Mobile Apps to Help you Study

Every student has their own preferred way of studying. From mind maps and colour-coded cue cards to voice notes and study groups, there are many…

December 29, 2022

40 Useful Words and Phrases for Top-Notch Essays

To be truly brilliant, an essay needs to utilise the right language. You could make a great point, but if it’s not intelligently articulated, you…

December 29, 2022

Famous mathematicians throughout history

Mathematics is known as the language of the universe. A way to count, make sense of patterns and order the world. The very first examples…

December 28, 2022

8 Famous Lines of Poetry: Where they come from and what they mean

From Elizabethan plays to tragic war poets, English literature is blessed with some incredibly moving and cleverly constructed verse. Out of countless millions of lines…

December 28, 2022