Articles in 'University Life'

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    What to do if you Miss a Lecture?
    13th August 2015

    At university, we tend to live a utopian existence (of sorts), which means that even a 10 o’clock lecture can seem like a real hardship. Skipping lectures simply because you can’t get out of be...

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    Group Projects at University
    13th August 2015

    Being a team player is a crucial skill in the working world, which is why honing these skills at university is so important. While much of your overall grade will be the sum of your individual work...

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    How to Craft the Perfect Introduction to Your Essay
    13th August 2015

    It’s impossible to overestimate how important a good introduction is. If your essay introduction is poor, your marker will begin your essay with low expectations. If your introduction is good...

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    UK now a ‘Graduate Economy’
    09th September 2014

    The OECD has published its annual ‘Society at a Glance’ report. In it they report that the UK has now become a graduate economy. That is, people of working age in the UK are now more li...

  • A fifth of students believe that teaching standards at their university are poor
    14th May 2014

    A fifth of students believe that teaching standards at their university are poor, according to research. A survey of 3,400 undergraduates by the website Student Hut found that 19.6 per are unimpres...

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    University often ‘wasted on teenagers’, says UCAS chief
    14th May 2014

    Mary Curnock Cook, chief executive of the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS), says that university is sometimes “wasted on the young” because many school leavers end up...

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    Model Essays Make Model Students
    15th March 2014

    Having a large team of writers who represent all of the major UK universities across a broad range of academic disciplines gives us a unique insight into the state of play across UK Higher Educatio...

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    Shocking Inequality Revealed at Scottish Universities
    13th June 2012

    Shocking figures released in a Freedom of Information request have shown that admissions at several prestigious Scottish universities are extremely biased towards wealthier students.

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    Declining Graduate Numbers Could Spell Disaster for UK
    09th June 2012

    A damning new report suggests that declining UK funding for universities and the resulting drop in graduate numbers could be disastrous, as our international competitors plough money into expanding...