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Articles tagged with: Education

The Secret Life of Students – exploitative or reflective?

The Secret Life of Students – exploitative or reflective?

By Editor | Fri, 04 Jul 2014 13:01

Last night, Channel 4 aired the first in a new series of fly on the wall documentaries that seeks to document the private lives of a selection of students. With these university undergrads allowing the...

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Why the new £10 million grant from Sport England is a good thing

Why the new £10 million grant from Sport England is a good thing

By Editor | Wed, 02 Jul 2014 16:31

We’re getting fatter, and there’s no way of getting around it. But it’s not like it’s a shock to us. Obesity, for the past decade or...

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The 5 stages of getting your degree results

The 5 stages of getting your degree results

By Sj.Cliff | Wed, 02 Jul 2014 12:33

Good luck and congratulations all rolled into one for the graduates of 2014!   DENIAL – You’re kidding… It isn't results time yet is it? Really? Like,...

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Amazon reaches into the Student market

Amazon reaches into the Student market

By Sj.Cliff | Tue, 01 Jul 2014 11:43

Online retailer Amazon is targeting students by offering free Prime membership in their newly launched student site. In July 2011, Amazon allowed students to swap old textbooks for gift-credit, but only if they were on...

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A student has walked away with this year’s top prize at the STEM Awards

A student has walked away with this year’s top prize at the STEM Awards

By Sj.Cliff | Wed, 18 Jun 2014 11:15

Holly Bishop, a first year Plymouth University student, has won £25,000 and a bespoke mentoring programme with Babcock at this year’s Telegraph STEM awards. The competition involved entrants...

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The National Union of Students (NUS) is hitting the Chelsea Flower Show!

The National Union of Students (NUS) is hitting the Chelsea Flower Show!

By Sj.Cliff | Mon, 19 May 2014 12:22

NUS staff and students from higher and further education will be highlighting the value of student-led sustainability by exhibiting its Student Eats programme at this years’ show. Student Eats helps students...

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Pregnancy is parent’s biggest university fear.

Pregnancy is parent’s biggest university fear.

By Sj.Cliff | Fri, 09 May 2014 12:34

Daughters falling pregnant and sons fathering a child are a parent’s biggest fear when their teenagers leave home for university – according to the latest poll. The survey,...

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Facilities have a huge impact on which uni you want to go to, according to a recent survey.

Facilities have a huge impact on which uni you want to go to, according to a recent survey.

By Sj.Cliff | Wed, 09 Apr 2014 16:41

Over three-quarters of 2,000 students questioned said the facilities at their prospective university influenced their decision. Universities acknowledge students want good facilities for the rising fees they’re paying. The...

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Got a problem? Ask Sam!

Got a problem? Ask Sam!

By Sj.Cliff | Thu, 13 Mar 2014 13:23

Keele Uni have created a virtual online adviser to help students deal with the stresses of being at university. The avatar, who they’ve nicknamed “Sam”, will...

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UWE Bristol tackles anxiety with app!

UWE Bristol tackles anxiety with app!

By Sj.Cliff | Tue, 11 Mar 2014 12:58

Psychologists and computer scientists at UWE Bristol have created a globally successful app to deal with a problem faced by all students at some time or another… anxiety. Since its launch in July...

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Junior Paramedics BBC 3 starts tonight

Junior Paramedics BBC 3 starts tonight

By Sj.Cliff | Thu, 27 Feb 2014 13:09

The first episode of Junior Paramedics – following the lives of Northampton Universitys' paramedic students – airs tonight on BBC 3!   The team producing the show are also responsible for Junior Doctors: - your...

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Get involved with volunteering!

Get involved with volunteering!

By Sj.Cliff | Thu, 27 Feb 2014 12:29

This Monday was Good Deed Day, the start of Student Volunteering Week. The NUS have recently reported that over a third of you guys devote a significant amount of time to helping...

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Germany to abolish its university fees

Germany to abolish its university fees

By Sj.Cliff | Fri, 21 Feb 2014 13:05

Despite only being in place for 8 years, German universities are set to abolish fees, whilst they continue to rise at a ridiculous rate in the UK. But should uni&rsquo...

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LGBT Equality Survey by The NUS

LGBT Equality Survey by The NUS

By Sj.Cliff | Tue, 11 Feb 2014 10:45

Sexuality is an important part of who we are. It’s also piece of data not collected or monitored by Higher Education institutions. In order to understand you better, take a...

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Get Ahead with these Career Competitions

Get Ahead with these Career Competitions

By Julia Molloy of the GKBC Academy | Mon, 18 Nov 2013 13:09

It’s that age old career conundrum: you’re working towards your dream job but have no experience to put on as a reference. Well the GKBC Academy...

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The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management

The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management

By The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management | Fri, 05 Jul 2013 11:19

Get your internationally accredited degree and start your career at the top in the world’s fastest growing industry!   The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management (www.emiratesacademy.edu)...

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News: DNA confirms the body of King Richard III has been found

News: DNA confirms the body of King Richard III has been found

By TheStudentGuide | Mon, 04 Feb 2013 12:58

It has today been confirmed that the skeleton found beneath a car park in Leicester is the body of King Richard III. Experts from the University of Leicester say DNA...

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A World of Books at your fingertips

A World of Books at your fingertips

By World of Books | Fri, 18 Jan 2013 15:34

Text books, reference books and a wide variety of books at bargain prices plus free UK delivery! World of Books appreciates that TheStudentGuide.com is good for finding out where great deals can be...

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How to study English-taught degrees abroad, tuition free

How to study English-taught degrees abroad, tuition free

By Aalborg University | Fri, 11 Jan 2013 16:03

Did you know that studying at Aalborg University in Denmark is free for all EU/EAA students? In return for paying one of the world’s highest tax levels,...

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Join the Royal Society of Medicine

Join the Royal Society of Medicine

By Emma | Thu, 12 Apr 2012 15:09

Are you a medical or dental student? Or are you studying full-time for a higher scientific degree or healthcare related qualification?  If the answer is yes, you can join the RSM...

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