Who Needs Exams?

Ciara Cohen-Ennis | Posted 23.08.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Ciara Cohen-Ennis

It has been proven that people have different learning styles and not everyone works well under pressure. If a mark was devised from a student's overall progress throughout the year, taking class participation and coursework into consideration, surely this would be a fairer judge of their academic ability...

Tackling Exam Season Stress

Carla Buzasi | Posted 11.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Carla Buzasi

My stress nightmare - the reoccurring dream that always pops up when I'm run down and overly tired - is simple and terrifying in its simplicity: it's my French A-Level tomorrow and I haven't got round to revising. As millions of men and women across the globe head into their own exam seasons, I sigh a little gasp of relief that that is all behind me. With this in mind, we decided to approach it slightly differently this year, and have been quizzing some of the best brains in the business to help those of you studying through your exams, and out the other side into an uncertain jobs market...

Self-Teaching Yourself to Success

Saj Devshi | Posted 30.06.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Saj Devshi

A passing idea to keep my mind occupied snowballed into something bigger and I now run one of the most popular Psychology A level blogs on the internet. If I have learnt anything in the last year or so, it is that anything is possible if you put your mind to it and you're will is such that you wont take no for an answer, even from yourself.

Why SnapChat Is Ruining My Degree

Helena Eccles | Posted 16.06.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Helena Eccles

This is an intervention. An impending doom is descending on the nation. For many teens and twentysomethings across the country, GCSEs, A Levels and university exams are just around the corner.

The Third Year Crisis and How to Haul Yourself Out of It

Fionn Shiner | Posted 25.05.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Fionn Shiner

What I talk of is the Third Year Crisis, a phenomenon that has taken on a new lethal edge for the CV generation. Whereas back in the days of our wondrous parents (hi mum, hi dad), most students could fall back on the fact that a 2:1 from a decent University would pretty much guarantee a job, what we now face is a dog fight of epic proportions.

The Five Types Of Students You Definitely DON'T Want To Be Come Exam Time

The Huffington Post UK | Imogen Groome | Posted 13.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Revision can do funny things to people. You've got the standard dose of worry that accompanies preparing for any exam, along with a helping of procras...

Exams and Your Wellbeing

Stacey Lucas | Posted 31.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Stacey Lucas

Keep calm and breath. It is a new year, new term and exams. How do you prepare? Failing to plan is a plan to fail, rule number one. In your new term are you preparing for exams and looking forward to them? You should be. You know more now than you did before the Christmas break.

Don't Be Afraid of Change: Don't Fix It If It's Not Broken!

Kamran Assadi | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kamran Assadi

Change is a common process that happens throughout all our lives. It's necessary and important - it has to happen, regardless of what we think. Sometimes, we have no say on what changes and how it does that. It's easier to accept it and change with it.

THIS Is How To De-stress During Exams

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Forget meditation, classical music, caffeine detoxes. The one and only way to de-stress during exam time is THIS. Re-introducing.. the mexican wave...

WATCH: Outrageous Ways To Cheat In Exams

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education

We in no way condone (or suggest) cheating during your exams. In fact we strongly recommend you don't. However, if you do insist on cheating, then ...

Five Best And Most Efficient Ways To Revise

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Want to go from average to an A? Then head this way... We spoke to James Righetti from Elevate Education, a study skills provider, and he shared hi...

Chinese Student Ties Her Hair To Clothes Dryer To Stay Awake

CEN | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education

As these snaps show of a Chinese student shot by her roommate some people are prepared to go to hair-raising extremes in order to get good grades. ...

Getrevising.co.uk Reveals Top Revision Tips

The Huffington Post UK | Emma Reidy | Posted 27.11.2013 | UK Universities & Education

With January exams only a couple of months away, it is time to once again sift through the mountain of books piled on your desk and begin what feels l...

WATCH: 8 Essential Study Hacks To Help You Revise For Exams

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Exam season is tough, no two ways about it. Everyone from your guinea pig to your great aunt is giving you revision tips. And that's why we're brin...

US Army's New Helmet Looks Like 'Halo'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.12.2013 | UK Tech

Apparently inspired by its own promotional materials, the US Army appears determined to turn itself into a video game for real. Not only did it rec...

Funny Exam Answers

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.08.2013 | UK Universities & Education

It's exam results season: tensions are high, caffeine levels are high, hell, you might even be high. We're pretty sure you may be needing some ligh...

GCSEs And A-Level Exam Marking 'Could Be Improved', Says Ofqual

PA | Posted 07.06.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Marking of GCSE and A-level papers can still be improved, according to a new report by the exams regulator. In a study, Ofqual said that evidence s...

Pupils Find Out They've Been Taught The Wrong Text..

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.06.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Pupils at a school in Suffolk were left with just five hours to be taught a novel for their exam after they found out they had been taught the wrong t...

Students Taught The Wrong Text for AS Level English Exam

PA | Posted 29.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education

A sixth form college has launched an investigation after a group of students sat down to an AS Level exam only to find they had been taught the wrong ...

9 Ryan Gosling Memes To Help You Revise.. Or Not

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education

If you're sick of staring at sums, Shakespeare or science equations, then perhaps you'd like to take a turn at staring at Ryan Gosling instead. Luc...

Exam Studying Memes Are Key To Revision, Said No-One, Ever

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Right, so we all know A-levels, AS-levels, GCSEs, uni finals etc etc etc are upon us, and we're sure everyone's busy revising (ahem). And, the love...

Best Ways To Revise

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.05.2014 | UK Universities & Education

We're pretty sure you've already been snowed under with revision tips from teachers, parents, your neighbour, your neighbour's cat, and everyone else ...

See You on the Other Side?

Alix Long | Posted 27.06.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Alix Long

So this is it. Finally, after almost two years of mocks and modules and in some cases re-sits, I am finally entering the murky couple of months of GCSEs.

Students Given Special Puppy Room To Help Them Relax During Revision

Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Stressed out students at Aberdeen University in Scotland are going to be given a special room on campus to calm down with puppies during the exam peri...

What's the Best Way to Revise? Cheat and Skive

Melanie Kendry | Posted 30.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Melanie Kendry

Picture this: you're revising. But you're not entering the realm of despair, wondering about flights to South America or what you'd look like with a moustache. How is this possible? The answer's not an app, robot, or human clone and you can't buy it on the internet. Here are the low-tech secrets that will take away your revision pain.