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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 04.07.2012 | 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...

Wanderlust Lures Students to Study Abroad

Mike Hill | Posted 24.07.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Mike Hill

Study abroad is becoming a popular destination for UK students, and while there has been lots of debate around whether it's the increase in tuition fees that is driving people to consider alternatives overseas, the reality is that the reasons are far more habitual.

People 'Assume' Behaviours Of Fictional Characters, Say Experts

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 15.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

After reading a few pages of Jane Austen, I often find myself craving cups of tea, making a mental note to enquire about my neighbour's health and wor...

Could Black Pepper 'Block Fat Cells'?

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 08.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Forget focusing on whether or not to add salt to your food, it seems that researchers may have found a link between black pepper and fat cells. ‘...

Could A Midlife Crisis Lead To Dementia?

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 08.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

New research has associated depressive symptoms in midlife, or late in life, with an increased risk of developing dementia. According to research, ...

Brain Cancer Patients Treated With Vaccine Made From Own Tumours

PA | Posted 18.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A personalised brain cancer vaccine made from patients' own tumours has been shown to extend life by more than a year. The injected vaccine, combin...

Grumpy? That's Because You're British

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 14.02.2012 | UK Lifestyle

If you find yourself waking up on the wrong side of the bed more often than not and the alarm clock snooze button is your friend, you're not alone - a...

Inside Cambridge: Steampunk, Specimens and Supervisions

Anna Sheinman | Posted 20.03.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Anna Sheinman

While the quaint dining traditions of Cambridge University are certainly unusual, the truly outstanding aspect of 'the bridge' is, of course, its academia.

Why Study Abroad Schemes are Beneficial

Sophie Williams | Posted 08.03.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Sophie Williams

Study Abroad schemes offered by many universities across the world have become increasingly popular over the past couple of years. Students see an opp...

Viagra Benefits The Heart By Making It 'Stiff'

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 23.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Viagra helps ailing hearts to recover in a surprising way - by making them less stiff, scientists have learned. The impotency drug causes too-ri...

10 Reasons to Take a Gardening Course This Winter

MyGardenSchool | Posted 27.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle
MyGardenSchool

Whether you want to design your own garden, grow your own, learn henkeeping or understand flower photography - here are 10 reasons why this winter is the perfect time to study gardening.