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Articles by Charlotte King - 2016

Posted Dec. 20, 2016

Top 10 Sports Psychology Masters Degree Courses In The UK & Europe


The field of sports psychology has gained a great deal of ground in the past 20 years. And if you decide on a career in Sports Psychology in the UK …


Posted Dec. 19, 2016

Top 10 Forensic Science Masters Degree Courses In The UK & Europe


Forensic Science is a very exciting area of study. Here is a summary of 10 great courses to study it at postgraduate level in Europe and the UK.


Posted Dec. 18, 2016

Top 10 Petroleum Engineering Masters Degree Courses In The UK & Europe


Many of the top Engineering Schools in the world are located in the UK and Europe. Study for these courses can be full time, part time or by distance learning. …


Posted Dec. 17, 2016

Top 10 Creative Writing Masters Degree Courses In The UK & Europe


Creative Writing is a popular postgraduate subject and oversubscription is common. Some of these courses are on a full-time, part-time or distance learning basis – and as you are no …


Posted Dec. 16, 2016

Top 10 Architecture Masters Degree Courses In The UK & Europe


There are two types of masters courses offered in Architecture. One is an MPhil, which tends to research-based learning and is for those wanting to study for a PhD. The …


Posted Dec. 15, 2016

5 Steps To Getting Ready for Postgrad Study in the USA


Postgrad study in the USA can be an incredible, life-changing experience. Spanning six time zones the USA is huge – and you could be taking in an entirely new culture, …


Posted Dec. 13, 2016

How To Use The Christmas Break Productively As A Postgrad Student


When it comes to the Christmas break, many postgrad students can be confused as to how to spend this time productively. Should they catch up on revision? Should they work …


Posted Dec. 9, 2016

Top 5 Reasons to Study Your Postgrad Program in the USA


For lots of reasons, the United States has for a long time remained the first choice destination for students worldwide. Despite the rising emergence of several other competing learning destinations, …


Posted Dec. 5, 2016

Earn While You Learn: 5 Easy Ways To Earn Extra Cash As A Postgrad


Although it is a thoroughly worthwhile and rewarding undertaking, embarking on a postgraduate degree comes with its own set of challenges.


Posted Nov. 28, 2016

Keeping Your Motivation Going As A Postgrad Student


We all get excited as we enrol and start our postgraduate studies. However, as the days pass by, sometimes our motivation for studies can fade significantly.


Posted Nov. 21, 2016

Every Penny Counts – How To Save & Make Money While Studying


Saving money can be easy whilst you are a postgrad student at university because believe it or not students are targeted more than any other group when it comes to …


Posted Nov. 14, 2016

An Insider’s Guide to Part-Time Study


The number of people enrolling on university courses has been increasing year on year, and this has had a knock on effect on postgraduate study.


Posted Nov. 7, 2016

Top 10 Things To Do If You’re A Postgrad Student In Belfast


Postgraduate students who choose to study and live in Belfast soon agree that they’ve made an excellent choice.


Posted Nov. 2, 2016

The International Postgrad Student Way To Celebrate Bonfire Night


In can be a daunting experience arriving in a foreign country to complete your postgrad studies. The differences in culture and certain traditions can feel alienating, which is why it's …


Posted Oct. 28, 2016

5 Ways To Keep Your Immunity Boosted On A Postgrad Budget


It's no secret that postgrad budgets are very restrictive, especially when it comes to food. Because you need it multiple times a day and any extravagances quickly add up, food …


Posted Oct. 19, 2016

5 Good Reasons to Start Your Postgrad Program in January


For a long time, there has been a universally accepted rule that all university students should begin their postgrad studies in September.


Posted Oct. 15, 2016

4 Ways To Keep Healthy In Winter As A Postgrad Student


Completing a postgraduate degree can be one of the most fulfilling yet stressful and time-consuming events in anyone's life. This blog will discuss the best ways to keep healthy as …


Posted Oct. 11, 2016

Things To Look For When Viewing A Student Property As A Postgrad


When looking for a property as a postgraduate student, there are many things that should be considered. Unlike your undergraduate degree, studying at postgraduate level requires a lot more independent …


Posted Oct. 6, 2016

Top 10 Things To Do If You’re A Postgraduate Student In Oxford


So you have made it to the city of the dreaming spires and are about to embark on the most fulfilling academic projects to date – a postgrad program at …


Posted Oct. 3, 2016

Welcome back PG students – here’s to the future!


A warm welcome to all new PG students! So you are finally back on campus but this time to graduate with a postgraduate degree. Some of you may be familiar …


Posted Sept. 25, 2016

Making the Most of Your Time When You Start Life as a Postgraduate Student


Although the first week on campus as a postgraduate student is quite thrilling, it’s true to say that while the undergraduate programs start off full of fun moments, the life …


Posted Sept. 20, 2016

Common mistakes postgraduate students make when renting property


When choosing to study a postgraduate program in the UK, one of the first things that you will need to organise is somewhere to live, and if you are moving …


Posted Sept. 13, 2016

Are UK Universities Committing To Home Rate Fees Post Brexit?


In the wake of Brexit many things are likely to change in the UK, and EU students have been left voicing concerns over whether their university fees are likely to …


Posted Sept. 8, 2016

5 Ways To Prepare Yourself For Postgraduate Life In The UK


If you are an international student who is about to embark upon postgraduate study within the UK then we can help you. Below we share the five best ways in …


Posted Sept. 5, 2016

The Importance of Networking During Your Postgraduate Studies


Networking has become an integral contributor to success in career and business.


Posted Aug. 31, 2016

Top Ten Things To Do If You're a Postgrad In Dublin


So you're going to be a postgraduate student in Dublin. The Irish capital is thriving and has a unique take between new and old. Explore Ireland’s world famous arts and …


Posted Aug. 28, 2016

Sector Spotlight: PGCE


The Postgraduate Certificate in Education, or PGCE, takes a year to complete and focuses on nurturing a student’s teaching skills. You can enrol on a PGCE at many UK universities …


Posted Aug. 18, 2016

Getting the most out of your MBA: what to do beyond your classes


Congratulations! You made it to the MBA course – give yourself a pat on the back. You can now sit back and wait for the opportunities to land at your …


Posted Aug. 3, 2016

How you can use the summer to build on your CV


We are in the middle of summer and by now you have probably gone on trips with your family, attended summer gigs with friends, binged on good food, and realised …


Posted Aug. 1, 2016

6 Easy Ways to Adjust to Being a Postgrad in the UK


Postgraduate study is tough. It's the next step in an academic journey that takes you from very focused learning, into a more independent and extensive form of research-based study. That's …


Posted July 23, 2016

PG Students: Making the most of summer!


Summer is finally here and you can now take in all the Vitamin D and the positive vibes that it is set to bring! Did you think that PG students …


Posted July 18, 2016

Study In The UK Now Before Postgrad Fees Change!


After last month’s Brexit vote in the UK, the world of higher education, along with many other sectors, has been forced to consider what the consequences of a break from Europe …


Posted July 11, 2016

Postgrad Careers: The benefits of working for the NHS


The NHS – the UK’s National Health Service – currently employs more than 1.7 million people and is a great career option for UK students.


Posted July 8, 2016

How can I fund my MBA program?


Once you have decided on doing an MBA and have shortlisted the business schools you wish to apply to, you are faced with the next crucial decision to make – …


Posted July 1, 2016

What Is The Effect Of Brexit On EU Postgrad Students?


After the shock announcement on the 24th June 2016 that Great Britain will leave the EU as the result of a very close referendum vote; many of us are left …


Posted June 26, 2016

5 time-management hacks for postgrads


It’s no secret that postgraduate studies are competitive, complex, and challenging. You have to handle research projects, courses, and exams, and you may well have a part-time job that supports …


Posted June 17, 2016

Finding last minute postgraduate student accommodation


Finding accommodation as a postgrad can be tricky – especially if it’s your first year in a brand new city. Unlike with undergraduate courses, you often won’t have the option …


Posted June 10, 2016

How to advance your career with a specialist MBA


An MBA, sometimes referred to as a Masters in Business is a respected qualification taken by professionals looking to develop their business acumen, leadership skills and knowledge.


Posted June 3, 2016

5 types of people you will meet on an MBA course


Find out about the 5 types of people you are likely to meet on an MBA course.


Posted May 26, 2016

So you think you left it too late to find accommodation?


Finding accommodation as a postgrad can be tricky – especially if it’s going to be your first year in a brand new city. Unlike with undergraduate courses, you often won’t …


Posted May 20, 2016

Top Sober Postgrad Student Exam Celebrations


Being teetotal – whether permanently or temporary – can be tricky when it comes to celebrating your exams. Well-meaning acquaintances want to buy you a drink, and everyone seems to …


Posted May 16, 2016

Working After You've Finished Your Studies


As the student came into my office, I could see that something was wrong. She was pale and her shoulders sagged. “Are you OK?” I asked. “Not really,” she said. …


Posted May 3, 2016

Ten Things To Do If You're a Postgraduate Student In Wales


So, you’re a postgraduate student in Wales? Lucky you! From its spectacular natural beauty to a range of cultural events that take place across the country annually, Wales is a …


Posted April 26, 2016

May Day – Greeting the Month the Student Way


There are several ways in which universities celebrate on May day of their past, present and future. See how you might find something that catches your interest.


Posted April 18, 2016

Top 5 Areas Of Interest In A Masters Course in Astronomy


Not only is astronomy considered to be one of the most cutting-edge fields currently available to postgrad students, but the sheer variety of postgraduate courses is impressive (as are the …


Posted April 8, 2016

Making The Perfect Postgrad Student Study Space


Studying is hard enough as it is, without feeling trapped or uncomfortable about your surroundings


Posted March 29, 2016

The Pros and Cons of Postgrad Distance Learning


When planning to enroll for postgraduate studies, distance learning is one of the popular options that many consider especially if they wish to study alongside work or part time without …


Posted March 21, 2016

Enjoy Easter the (Cheap!) Student Way


If graduation seems to be very far away in time, why not take some quality time off and celebrate Easter the cheap student way? Here are some tips.


Posted March 13, 2016

Postgrad Study: The Final Stretch…


You've made it through the first 6 months of your masters. You've taken classes, you've chosen a subject for your thesis, but somehow that first flush of enthusiasm is wearing …


Posted March 7, 2016

10 Things To Do If You’re A Postgrad In Bournemouth


Are you planning on moving to Bournemouth for your postgraduate degree? Here are 10 things you must do while you're there!


Posted March 1, 2016

Student Blog: What's it really like to study a business masters?


Find out from a student how studying business exceeded his initial expectations with respect to the course content and academic quality for several reasons.


Posted Feb. 21, 2016

Spring Cleaning Your Postgrad Student House


Did you know there are some great shortcuts for when it comes to cleaning a student house? Find out what they are!


Posted Feb. 12, 2016

Top 10 Things To Do If You’re A Postgrad In Chester


If you’re planning on doing your postgrad studies in Chester we have our pick of the best activities to do in this historical city when you’re not studying.


Posted Feb. 9, 2016

Cheeky Postgrad Revision Reward Tips


One of the best ways to ensure that revision goes well is to reward yourself often. Find out about what kind of gratification to indulge in.


Posted Feb. 5, 2016

5 Freelancing Opportunities for Postgraduates


Are you struggling to make ends meet as a postgraduate student and could do with some extra cash? Here are 5 freelancing opportunities.


Posted Feb. 1, 2016

Unusual Sources: Learning Beyond the Student Library


Alternative resources like blog-posts, YouTube videos and podcasts can all be valid sources of information, and they’re well worth exploring for your studies.


Posted Jan. 22, 2016

Top 10 Things To Do If You're A Postgrad In Birmingham


So you're going to be a postgraduate student in Birmingham. It really is a fantastic student city with plenty to do, and here's our pick of the best activities in …


Posted Jan. 18, 2016

Preparing for your postgraduate application


For a lot of university graduates seeking further education, the graduate program application process can be rather surprising. Here are some tips


Posted Jan. 11, 2016

5 Postgrad Student Stress-Busters


You have fallen into that classic student trap. You gave up smoking/drinking (*delete as appropriate) as a New Year’s resolution, without realising that January would be one of your busiest …


Posted Jan. 5, 2016

5 Tips To Being An Organised Postgrad Student in 2016


Alongside your coursework, learning organisational skills is an invaluable asset. Here are 5 tips to being an organised postgrad.


Posted Jan. 2, 2016

Postgrad Ways to Stay in Shape Without Spending a Fortune


Another year where you look in the mirror and sigh at how much you have let yourself go since you came to university. What can you do about it?


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