Staying Safe In London - A Guide For International Students

James Farrell | Posted 03.10.2016 | UK Universities & Education
James Farrell

While London is a big city, it is also a safe city. International students and their parents often wonder how safe it is to study in another country, so here is some information and a few tips to keep you safe while studying in London.

Science Says Sausages Are Killing Us, But Here Are 8 Times We're Going To Eat Them Anyway

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 02.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Scientists have made it clear that if we want to live forever, we are going to need to ditch the bangers. Research has shown that processed red meat ...

Cracking the Revision Puzzle

Lucy Parsons | Posted 26.04.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Lucy Parsons

I was about thirteen. My dog-eared science exercise book was on my lap. I looked at it, looked up and sighed. I was supposed to be revising; the trouble was, I had no idea how.

How to Fight Boredom

Cassandra Lee Yieng | Posted 15.04.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Cassandra Lee Yieng

The school or work week easily sags into a void in productivity. Everything seems so routine, and it's hard to keep ourselves awake when we can do nothing but anticipate the same things repeatedly.

Here's Everything You Need To Know About Part Time Study

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 12.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle

The new year is always a good time to think about making a positive, lasting change in your life. Whether it’s greater confidence, a new challenge, ...

Five Statistics That Show Why Young Female Creatives Drop Out of Adland

Scarlett Montanaro | Posted 05.02.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Scarlett Montanaro

I don't need to tell you why this is a terrible thing but more women in advertising means more women in the workforce, more women represented fairly in the media and more women going on to become C-Suite, money making superheroes. If they drop out before they've signed their first contract the future looks bleak.

In Praise Of My Passport

Bhanu Bhatnagar | Posted 30.12.2015 | UK
Bhanu Bhatnagar

I ended up studying in the UK, paying the same as someone born and raised there. Yet before I set foot in London to study I had absolutely no connection to the UK. So what makes me, a Swedish citizen of Indian descent, any less of an 'overseas' student than an Indian citizen? Answer: my passport.

Starting Back in Education Is HARD

Richard Batt | Posted 09.09.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Richard Batt

2015 has been one strange year for me. I started the year going working 40-60 hours a week in a phone shop, spend most of it writing articles and shop...

Working From Home - My Top Tips

Natasha Colyer | Posted 11.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Natasha Colyer

Set an alarm for a normal waking up time. Waking up swaddled in your sumptuously soft duvet, the groggy morning haze streaming through the window and the world waking up around you, makes it hard to get up.

Proof That Home Is Where the Heart Is

Katie Palmer | Posted 15.05.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Katie Palmer

My university days are officially over, and the past three years have flown by horrendously fast. Apart from receiving a 1st for my dissertation, the second most memorable part of my university experience has to be the dreaded move from my home in Essex to Kent...

Why I Study Nursing

Kieran Uttley | Posted 10.05.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Kieran Uttley

Studying nursing is demanding. It can be stressful, tiring and yes, I sometimes wonder why I do it. But then something happens that rekindles the reasons why I nurse, why I love it and why it means so much to me.

Your Mind Is Hungry - Feed It

Jared Joffe | Posted 25.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Jared Joffe

As you get older you hopefully realise that 'knowledge is power', and the more of it you possess, the greater your ability will be to adapt to the diverse situations that life can throw at you. To put it simply, if you continue to educate yourself you will become a more well-rounded human being.

MRI Scans Show Babies Are More Sensitive To Pain Than Adults

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 21.04.2015 | UK Parents

Whether babies can feel pain has long been a subject of debate in the medical profession, but a new study has found that newborns do feel pain more st...

Can You Ever Get Over A Broken Heart? Science Says Yes

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

What becomes of the broken hearted? If you've been enjoying thoughts of your ex pining after you, you may want to stop reading now. Scientists ...

Opinion - So Now Research Tells Us That Circumcision is Linked to Autism?

Jo Worgan | Posted 15.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jo Worgan

The article below was originally posted on Autism Daily Newscast. Opinion - So now research tells us that circumcision is linked to autism?Research ...

Men Who Love Selfies Could Be Psychopathic

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 09.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Guys, step away from the selfie stick. New research suggests that men who take a bajillion photos of themselves score highly in the psychopath departm...

Message in the Mobile: What I Get From Seeing Serial Texters in the Classroom

Terence Tse | Posted 30.11.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Terence Tse

There is one last reason why students may be texting frequently: I could be making a fool of myself here. All of this can most likely be explained by the fact that my lectures are simply lousy and boring. In this case, don't let me know via SMS.

Uni vs College

Ciara Cohen-Ennis | Posted 21.11.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Ciara Cohen-Ennis

I'm currently doing a study abroad year at a college in Louisiana. It is a small Jesuit Liberal Arts School, so I won't claim that I can speak on behalf of all colleges in the USA or universities in the UK, as they are all very different!...

Confirmed: Economists Are Liars

Josiah Mortimer | Posted 24.09.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Josiah Mortimer

'Ninety-four percent [of economists] report having engaged in at least one unaccepted research practice,' from plagiarism to ignoring contrary evidence, skewing data and not reading their sources. Basically, all economsits are liars.

Six Alternative Ways To Study For A Degree

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Most people considering university might assume that getting a degree means moving away from home and sitting in a lecture hall for three years. B...

The Best MA Talent in One Place

Sheila McGregor | Posted 26.05.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Sheila McGregor

For many people these days a 'masters' is the automatic next step after a three-year undergraduate degree. It deepens the knowledge gained during a first course of study and, in theory, sets you up with everything you need to know for working life after higher education.

How Can I Decide Whether I Should Do an MBA?

Adele Barlow | Posted 22.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Adele Barlow

The public debate evaluating the true usefulness of an MBA is a cacophony that only grows louder the further you wade into it. Yet what I found from my own wading is that you cannot know what is right for 'everyone' - you can only (ever) know what's right for you.

Online Privacy: Integrating Integrity

Louise Orpin | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK Tech
Louise Orpin

Our social networks have become part of all walks of our life. LinkedIn was once your 'go-to' site for connecting with colleagues, but now the paths of our digital personas cross over, making Instagram and Facebook as important as WhatsApp, Snapchat and Twitter.

The Need for Growth: Why Change Matters Now More Than Ever

Anna Nathanson | Posted 17.12.2013 | UK
Anna Nathanson

A year ago I went along to a three day re-educational seminar called Turning Point, delivered by best selling author and international speaker Dr Rohan Weerasinghe. I was blissfully unaware at the time that my life was about to change for good.

Rheumatoid Arthritis Sufferers Losing Sleep Due to Pain

Reno Charlton | Posted 05.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Reno Charlton

Research was recently presented at the American College of Rheumatology indicating that lack of sleep caused by RA symptoms has been affecting overall quality of life for some sufferers, with women said to be affected on a greater level than men.