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Proof That Home Is Where the Heart Is

Katie Palmer | Posted 19.05.2015 | 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 11.05.2015 | 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 24.04.2015 | 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.

Studying with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)

Mandy Townsend | Posted 15.07.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Mandy Townsend

I have to confess that I haven't completely mastered the art of hiding my Attention Deficit as I constantly fidget and am disruptive during long lectures but I do know how I cope with getting my work done to a similar standard as my classmates.

Spain Vs England - An Erasmus Experience

Giulia Zecchini | Posted 06.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Giulia Zecchini

The first time I moved from home was a more delicate transition, going from Milan where I studied at a British school to the UK, it felt right and I knew what to expect. However, moving to Madrid was a whole different story.

Cannabis Use Can Lower Teenage IQs? - It's High Time We Take This Seriously

Jason Reed | Posted 29.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Jason Reed

It's hard to write on the contestable nature of cannabis without sounding like an aimless defender of the substance itself, but there are actually serious consequences to the flippant way that the UK media handles the scientific reporting of drugs, and specifically, cannabis.

Why History Proves Drivers, Mechanics Make Best Team Bosses

Todd McCandless | Posted 25.09.2012 | UK Sport
Todd McCandless

Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone once said that delegation is the art of accepting second best. I've alway loved Ecclestone's witticisms but to a large degree, he may be spot on.

Literacy and Learning: Inspiring a Love of Reading in Young People

Ellie Stewart | Posted 21.09.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Ellie Stewart

Low literacy in young people is one of the crucial issues that IntoUniversity tackles, and we support children from the age of seven throughout their school years to the age of 18.

Could Bigger Breasts Increase Your Cancer Risk?

The Huffington Post | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 04.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle

According to new research, a genetic link has been made between breast size and breast cancer risks. Medical News Today reports that genetics com...

Brain Decline Can Be Reversed (In Bees) Study Suggests

The Huffington Post | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 01.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Scientists at Arizona State University have discovered that older honey bees effectively reverse brain aging when they take on nest responsibilities t...

Another Reason To Hate Your Birthday...

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 11.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle

New research suggest that we are more likely to die on our birthdays than any other day. According to the conclusions of a study published in the ...

A Woman's Body 'Heats Up' When Touched By A Male Stranger, Say Research

PA | Posted 30.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Women get hotter when they feel a stranger's touch - especially when the person making contact is a man, a study has shown. Scientists measured a s...