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Posted Dec. 30, 2013

The 5 Best Things About Doing a PhD


Pursuing a PhD might sound like you'll become library-bound, but there are really amazing experiences to be lived. Here are 5 of the best.


Posted Dec. 27, 2013

Why You Should Join A Student Society As A Postgrad


This blog outlines the reasons why you should join a student society as a postgrad


Posted Dec. 23, 2013

5 Things To Do Before You Leave University


Your time at University is one that you are bound to remember. Here are 5 things you absolutely must do before you graduate!


Posted Dec. 20, 2013

5 Christmas Gifts for Your Fellow Postgrads


If you're not going home for Christmas, you might become a bit homesick. Here are 5 great ideas for gift giving that your fellow postgrads will love.


Posted Dec. 18, 2013

Dealing With Difficult Student Flatmates


Are you currently dealing with difficult flatmates, or concerned that a bad relationship at home might get in the way of your studies? Read on for some advice.


Posted Dec. 16, 2013

Spotlight On: Postgrad Study in Anthropology


Humanity's evolution and our interaction with the material world is a vast and diverse area of study. While an undergraduate degree in anthropology provides the broader foundation, postgraduate study will …


Posted Dec. 13, 2013

Student City Guide: York


Find out why the city of York is the perfect place to be a postgraduate student


Posted Dec. 11, 2013

Doing Christmas on a Postgrad Budget


Christmas is approaching, and celebrating on a postgraduate student budget can seem a bit daunting. Here's how to stretch your resources.


Posted Dec. 9, 2013

Postgrad Christmas planning!


When it comes to Christmas, you will probably want to take a break from studying and spend time with your family and friends – find out how


Posted Dec. 6, 2013

Postgrads - Thinking About Your Thesis?


For a postgraduate, the successful completion of a research project or a thesis is the highlight of the course undertaken – find out more


Posted Dec. 4, 2013

5 Student Hobbies That Can Help Your Career


Did you know that listing a hobby on your CV can make you stand out from other candidates? Here are 5 hobbies that might help your career.


Posted Dec. 2, 2013

5 Websites That Are Perfect for Postgraduates


What are the most valuable websites to bookmark during your time as a postgraduate student? In this blog post we find out all about them.


Posted Nov. 29, 2013

Postgrad Internships and Where to Find Them


Postgrad internships are an important part of any student’s life; they are a stepping stone into their future careers.


Posted Nov. 27, 2013

Dealing With Dyslexia as a Postgrad


Are you a postgraduate student dealing with dyslexia and in need of more support than your classmates? Here are resources that might come in handy.


Posted Nov. 25, 2013

5 Cheap Alternatives to Student Nights Out


Are you struggling with money and not able to afford nights out? Here are 5 cheap alternatives to not miss out on the fun.


Posted Nov. 22, 2013

Dealing With A Financial Crisis - Student Style!


In this post we will look at some of the things you can do to help cure and, in some cases, prevent a financial crisis.


Posted Nov. 20, 2013

Spotlight on: Postgrad Study in English Literature


Studying for a postgraduate degree is always strenuous work regardless of the subject, and it can be difficult finding a course which suits your specific area of research. This is …


Posted Nov. 18, 2013

Dealing With Homesickness as a Postgrad


Homesickness is a common affliction among postgraduate students. In this page we look at a number of things that you can do to combat it.


Posted Nov. 15, 2013

Student City Guide: Edinburgh


Find out how Edinburgh is an attractive place to study. Combining the old with the new, being welcoming to new people, and most of all hosting some of the leading …


Posted Nov. 13, 2013

Postgrad Financing through Charities


One popular choice for funding your postgraduate degree could be going through a charity, which will adequately cover all the expenses needed to be able to study comfortably.


Posted Nov. 11, 2013

Planning Your Postgrad Revision


This blog provides some information regarding the best way to plan out revision in your postgrad years, and how to make the most of your time at this crucial stage.


Posted Nov. 8, 2013

Postgrad Living - Onsite or Private?


When you decide to study for your postgraduate degree in the UK, one of the most important things you need to consider is where you are going to live.


Posted Nov. 6, 2013

Finding Work as a Postgrad


At times, even as a postgraduate or accomplished PhD, finding work in a relevant field can be a little trying. Here are some useful job search tips.


Posted Nov. 4, 2013

What To Do When You Get To Uni


Starting a postgraduate degree course is an exciting, and sometimes daunting, experience. Here are a few things, which you might find it useful to do when you arrive at uni.


Posted Nov. 1, 2013

Commuting: Timesaver or Timewaster?


Do you want to live close to your university or commute on a daily basis? Commuting offers both advantages and disadvantages for postgraduate living.


Posted Oct. 30, 2013

Postgrad Living - With Your Parents!


Postgraduate life will certainly prove to offer you a number of unique challenges – let's take a look at some of them


Posted Oct. 28, 2013

Top 5 Organisation Tips for Postgrads


The life of a postgraduate student can be both exciting and intimidating – here's some advice on how to prepare and organise yourself for the adventure


Posted Oct. 25, 2013

Postgraduate Study in America


Are you considering postgraduate studies in the United States? If so, we have the lowdown in this essential blog


Posted Oct. 23, 2013

Student City Guide: Sheffield


Sheffield as a city has lots of variety and plenty to do. See why it is a great hub for postgraduate students.


Posted Oct. 21, 2013

Studying Outside Your Postgrad Degree


After completing a postgraduate degree many students may feel like there is no need to study any further, however in some cases it is – find out more


Posted Oct. 18, 2013

Backing Up Your Postgrad Work


If there's one piece of invaluable advice you could be given as a postgrad student, it is to back up your work frequently when writing your thesis.


Posted Oct. 16, 2013

Spotlight On: Postgrad Study In Philosophy


Find out what studying postgraduate philosophy will likely mean. It isn't easy work and will involve all your mental faculties and academic discipline - but it is worth it. Here …


Posted Oct. 14, 2013

Jobs to Avoid as a Postgrad Student


Many postgraduate courses will offer the possibility for students to find a good job during the time students are studying – find out more


Posted Oct. 11, 2013

Spotlight On: Postgrad Study in History


Postgraduate-level History is a broad area of study with some great career potential – find out what is involved.


Posted Oct. 9, 2013

5 Reasons for Postgrads to Learn a Language


Learning a language can be a very rewarding experience for a postgraduate student. Here are 5 reasons why you should learn another language.


Posted Oct. 7, 2013

Changing Direction with a Postgraduate Degree


Are you one of those graduates who wishes they had studied something else? A postgraduate degree might be an ideal way to change direction.


Posted Oct. 4, 2013

University, Web Presence and Postgrad Study


Technology and education have always enjoyed a special relationship – find out more


Posted Oct. 2, 2013

5 Ways to Keep Up With Your Postgrad Degree


There are pitfalls of postgraduate study that you’ll need to avoid – so keep on top of your postgraduate degree with these top tips.


Posted Sept. 30, 2013

Earning During Postgrad Study - Worth It?


Is it worth it or even possible to earn money whilst you study towards your postgraduate degree? In this entry we take a look at pros and cons.


Posted Sept. 27, 2013

Spotlight on: Postgrad Study in Chemistry


Studying Chemistry at postgraduate level opens up plenty of career opportunities – find out how


Posted Sept. 25, 2013

Going Back For Postgrad Study


Before going back to university as a postgraduate student, it is worthwhile to know what you are getting yourself into. Read this page for info.


Posted Sept. 23, 2013

Student Living - Eco-Style!


Despite the busy life you are leading, you may also want to take the time to ensure that your lifestyle is eco-friendly. Find out how


Posted Sept. 20, 2013

Postgrad Living: On Campus or Private?


Once you’ve been accepted for postgraduate studies, you have a major decision to make about where you want to live.


Posted Sept. 18, 2013

5 Ways to Deal With Stress as a Postgrad


What are 5 effective ways to deal with stress as a postgraduate student? In this blog post we have listed them, read on to find out more.


Posted Sept. 16, 2013

Can a Smartphone Help Your Postgrad Degree?


When studying for your postgraduate degree, any help is welcome and a smartphone can be an indispensable tool for any student – find out why


Posted Sept. 13, 2013

Making Contacts as a Postgraduate Student


Postgraduate students will rely on networking a good deal more then undergrads – find out why.


Posted Sept. 11, 2013

Student Journalism: Is It Worth It?


Is it worth embarking on student journalism during your masters degree? Let's take a look.


Posted Sept. 9, 2013

Tips On Your First Conference as a Postgrad


The abstract that you submitted for an upcoming academic conference has just been accepted. So now you need to prepare for your conference.


Posted Sept. 6, 2013

4 Things To Find Out About Your Student City


Are you moving overseas for your postgraduate studies? Here are 4 things you should locate in your new city as soon as possible.


Posted Sept. 4, 2013

5 Tips for Great Meals on a Postgrad Budget


As a postgraduate student on a budget, learning to cook delicious meals without breaking the bank is a wonderful skill. Here are 5 tips.


Posted Sept. 2, 2013

Facebook: Good or Bad for Postgrads?


Are you faced with the conundrum, whether Facebook is good or bad for your postgrad success? Watch out for these ways in which it could distract you.


Posted Aug. 30, 2013

Making A Rented Student House Into Home


Here are some useful tips that you can use as a student to create a homely atmosphere in a rented house.


Posted Aug. 28, 2013

Volunteering During Postgraduate Study


You may think that volunteering will take up too much valuable time, but give some thought to the many advantages derived from volunteering.


Posted Aug. 26, 2013

5 Essential Purchases for Postgraduates


Do you know what are the top 5 essentials to buy before you start studying a postgraduate degree? Here is a list of the must-haves.


Posted Aug. 23, 2013

5 Ways for Postgrads to Keep Fit


Are you worried that your workload will make you get out of shape? Here are 5 amazing and unexpected ways for postgrads to stay in top shape.


Posted Aug. 21, 2013

Postgraduate Student Accounts Explained


Whilst you are looking into postgraduate banking spend some time in carefully checking out and comparing the facilities offered by the various banks. Here are some options you can consider.


Posted Aug. 19, 2013

Tips for Getting an Internship as a Postgraduate


Internships are a wonderful way to get the experience necessary for getting access to or becoming eligible for job openings within a particular field - find out more...


Posted Aug. 16, 2013

Will Studying a Masters Make You Lonely?


If you think that studying masters degree can make your life very lonely, then you are wrong. It is upto you to make the course interesting for yourself. Here are …


Posted Aug. 14, 2013

Study a language along with your postgrad degree


You might think that studying a language during your postgraduate degree is not the best idea, hopefully this article will make you change your mind.


Posted Aug. 12, 2013

Postgraduate study: things to know before you start


If you are the kind of person who loves the process of studying, and wants to keep going then you are doing great. Being passionate about the subject you're studying …


Posted Aug. 9, 2013

Common Postgraduate Mistakes


As a postgraduate student going back to university, you will inevitably make some mistakes. Here's what to watch out for as a postgrad.


Posted Aug. 5, 2013

Top Tips for Summer Savings as a Student


For the majority of students, saving money is no foreign concept! But how can you do it effectively?


Posted Aug. 2, 2013

Earn your Masters Degree in Your Sleep


As you struggle through your degree, you may well find that napping is the key to staying on top of your workload without feeling like a zombie.


Posted July 31, 2013

Postgraduate study, Imposter Syndrome and You


Studies show the imposter syndrome to be surprisingly common and affect students and scholars. Here are ways to deal with the syndrome when you are studying.


Posted July 29, 2013

Choosing A Unique Dissertation Topic


Choosing a unique dissertation topic is a lengthy and important process. Getting it right will mean you enjoy writing this key piece of work and are well on your way …


Posted July 26, 2013

Sharing a student house: what to expect


Once you’ve found the perfect student accommodation to suit your needs it’s time to consider both the positive and challenging aspects of communal living.


Posted July 24, 2013

What is university like for mature students?


UK universities are now seeing a significant rise in the number of mature students returning to university,


Posted July 22, 2013

Why Lectures Matter To A Postgraduate Student


Postgraduate courses are expensive undertakings and definitely not something you want to mess up because of something stupid like missing lectures. There are important issues to bear in mind before …


Posted July 19, 2013

20 Life Hacks to Keep You Sane


A life hack is an action or shortcut that makes life easier, and when you are saddled with postgraduate deadlines, interviews and work, who would not like things to be …


Posted July 17, 2013

How School or Program Accreditation Can Affect Your Degree


Every country in the world has a method for controlling the quality of education that institutions are teaching to students – find out more


Posted July 15, 2013

Does Studying Abroad Affect Your Professional Future?


How will pursuing your postgraduate degree affect your professional future? Studying in another country can give you opportunities. We take a look.


Posted July 13, 2013

Tasty postgraduate snack ideas to fit your budget


If you are on a budget, you'll want to know about the inexpensive sources of nutrients we have compiled in this blog post. Don't starve your mind!


Posted July 11, 2013

The Top Medical Schools in the World


There are some medical schools that are highly regarded and they hold this esteem for many different reasons – find out why


Posted July 9, 2013

Getting a Jump Start on the Job Force


If you're a PhD student it is easy to become to absorbed in your academic commitments and forget to build your resume. Here's how to avoid that.


Posted July 7, 2013

3 Careers That Require Postgraduate Art Degrees


A degree in arts can lead to successful careers in art galleries and orchestras to becoming educators. Find out how you can start a career with an arts degree.


Posted July 5, 2013

The Dos and Do Nots of Postgrad Interviews


An impending postgraduate interview can be a nerve-wrecking experience. Although, a healthy amount of nerves is not a bad thing, you do not want to let it push you to …


Posted July 3, 2013

3 Compassionate Careers For Postgrads


Looking for a postgraduate career where compassion is a key element? Here are three careers that would suit someone who enjoys helping others.


Posted July 1, 2013

What Makes MIT the Best University in the World?


There are plenty of great universities across the world, but when it comes to naming the best Massachusetts Institute of Technology takes the cake. Lets find out what exactly it …


Posted June 28, 2013

More MBA Graduates Being Lured in by Public Sector Jobs


An MBA is one of the most popular masters degree courses available, and interest in the course is always extremely high as the key skills learned are adaptable to a …


Posted June 26, 2013

Research Highlights Inequality in Postgraduate Study


Findings from research into the breakdown of students making the progression into postgraduate study with the aim of highlighting any demographic shortfalls


Posted June 23, 2013

Student City Guide: Manchester


Here is an insight into what you can expect as a postgraduate student in Manchester.


Posted June 21, 2013

Disabled Postgrad Students Entitled to Additional Funding


Are disabled postgraduate students entitled to any additional funding? In this blog post you can find out more about disabled postgrad funding.


Posted June 19, 2013

What Do Masters Students Do After Graduation?


Have you wondered where all postgraduate students go once they finish university Here are figures that offer an interesting insight in to the world of postgraduates once they leave university.


Posted June 18, 2013

Feeding Your Brain


As a postgraduate student, your brain might well be your most valuable asset. Here are some ways of nurturing and looking after this amazing organ.


Posted June 16, 2013

Part Time Courses Let Students Climb Ladder


Most people who did not continue their academic studies straight through to postgraduate level find it increasingly difficult to give up their job and head back into academia


Posted June 14, 2013

Scholarship Options for International Students Studying in the UK


The UK is a very popular destination for international postgraduate students, offering a high quality of education and a chance to explore and integrate into the British education and employment …


Posted June 12, 2013

Most Unusual University Libraries in the World


Libraries are traditionally considered to be dull and boring places that students have to visit through necessity rather than desire – but that's not necessarily true


Posted June 10, 2013

Lack of Social Integration at UK Universities


It is becoming apparent from students and faculty staff that outside of the classroom, social integration is extremely low and that foreign students are not mixing with UK students in …


Posted June 7, 2013

Government Says Students Can't Evade Repaying Loans


Did you know that as an overseas student, moving back to your home country is no valid reason to avoid repaying your Student Loan?


Posted June 5, 2013

Exam Stress: How Not to Deal With It


There are some ways of dealing with postgraduate study stress that are entirely ineffective. We have included them here - don't deal with it this way!


Posted June 4, 2013

Get Top Grades Without Becoming a Hermit


There is no doubting that if you are aiming to get top grades for your postgraduate degree it is going to take a lot of hard work and dedication.


Posted June 3, 2013

Understanding University Jargon and Acronyms


Attending a new university will mean getting to grips with the multiple acronyms and jargon terms that are used by lecturers and students – find out more


Posted May 31, 2013

The Importance of Good Note Taking in Lectures


Note taking is one of the most crucial skills you will require to get through your postgraduate degree. Check out these essential tips to improve your note taking.


Posted May 30, 2013

Higher Education Now More Accessible to Disabled Students


Did you know that universities are offering a wider range of options for students who are not able to access learning the conventional way?


Posted May 29, 2013

Law Students Given Opportunity to Work with Real Clients


A large shake up of the legal system is underway and it is bringing forth numerous cuts to legal aid due to financial constraints. More...


Posted May 28, 2013

English Students Getting Less Face-to-Face Time


Many students studying for a degree in English are now beginning to complain that they are not getting their monies worth – is this true?


Posted May 24, 2013

UK Universities Facing Threat from Trend in Online Courses


Online university courses have come a long way in recent years, and are now becoming an extremely popular alternative – more


Posted May 23, 2013

Getting Through University: Advice from Graduates


There is no better advice than that given from those who have been there and done it before – so let's hear from graduates


Posted May 22, 2013

7 Most Common University Exam Mistakes


Do you want to know what the 7 most common mistakes that postgrads make during exams are? Academics spell them out for you in this post.


Posted May 21, 2013

3 Types of University Relationships You Should Avoid


University is all about creating new experiences, meeting new people, and forming new relationships – but is this always a good thing?


Posted May 20, 2013

University Applications on the Rise Once More


The UCAS admissions service has released figures showing that applications to UK universities have risen 2.5% in comparison to the same time last year.


Posted May 17, 2013

Do you need an MA in journalism to make it in the industry?


Journalism is an industry that’s synonymous with big pay cheques, fast cars and well pressed suits – so do you need an MA?


Posted May 16, 2013

Vocational Postgrad Courses Increasingly Popular


There is an increasing trend towards people enrolling onto vocational masters courses instead of choosing the conventional courses – find out more


Posted May 15, 2013

How are Postgraduate Tables Compiled?


Do you know how postgraduate university league tables are compiled? In this blog post we shed light on the issue, so you can make an informed decision.


Posted May 14, 2013

Minister Pleads With Banks to Offer More Postgrad Loans


The debate about postgraduate funding is an ongoing saga which seems to be passed back and forth – find out more


Posted May 13, 2013

Elite Business Schools Offering 'Mega Qualification'


Have you heard about the Global Alliance in Management Education from the Community of European Management Schools? It could boost your CV.


Posted May 10, 2013

Universities Utilizing Top Business Minds to Tailor Courses


Find out how universities and the business world are coming together for PG courses


Posted May 9, 2013

Peer-to-Peer Lending For Postgraduate Funding


The financial difficulties faced by postgraduates is nothing new, however in recent years the issue of funding has become of paramount importance to business sectors


Posted May 8, 2013

How Essential is a Masters to Success in the Business World?


Just how essential is it to hold a masters degree to succeed in the world of business? Read this page to find out if a Masters degree is for you.


Posted May 7, 2013

Pursuing Different Paths for Undergrad and Postgrad Degrees?


One question that comes up time and time again from prospective postgraduate students is: ‘Is it possible to pursue different paths for my undergraduate and postgraduate degree?’


Posted May 3, 2013

Foreign PhD Students Can Stay Longer in UK


New legislation has been brought into effect in April 2013 which alters the amount of time that PhD and MBA students are allowed to stay in the UK after their …


Posted May 2, 2013

Studying in Europe Will Give You a Competitive Edge


Studying your postgraduate program in Europe can give you a competitive edge - find out more.


Posted May 2, 2013

Reap the Rewards of a Business Masters Degree


A business masters degree is one of the fastest growing postgraduate courses in the world, showing a 73% rise in management masters courses, 78% rise in marketing and communications, and …


Posted May 1, 2013

The Pros and Cons of Getting a PhD


If you're not sure whether to study a PhD or not - our blog is here with a list of pros and cons to help you make that all important …


Posted April 30, 2013

Cambridge Launches Masters Degree in Creative Writing


Creative writing masters degrees are not a new entity entirely, but until now Cambridge has been yet to offer anything quite like this course in their prestigious university


Posted April 29, 2013

The Rising Number of Women Enrolling on MBA Courses


Traditionally women have made up around 32% of students enrolling onto MBA courses, but this year there has been a dramatic increase in this number, with some universities such as …


Posted April 26, 2013

Why a Masters in Psychology is so Popular


Why is a masters degree in psychology one of the most pursued courses and what does it offer students after they have graduated?


Posted April 25, 2013

Should the Government Do More to Help With Postgrad Funding?


There has been a large amount of media coverage surrounding the increasing prices of undergraduate course cost – find out more


Posted April 24, 2013

Why Students Should Consider a Masters in Hospitality


Many people do not see hospitality as a glamorous career path, and in fact 43% of people aged between 16 and 24 said that they wouldn't consider a career in …


Posted April 23, 2013

Why the Demand for Adult Education is on the Rise


Have you wondered why people are returning back to university to study postgraduate degrees in such large numbers? Here are some reasons why...


Posted April 22, 2013

Earn Your Masters Whilst Teaching English Abroad


Did you know that you could teach English abroad whilst you study for your masters? It will give you valuable experience and look great on your CV.


Posted April 19, 2013

Which is Better Cambridge or Oxford?


Cambridge or Oxford?' And which one should you apply for?


Posted April 18, 2013

Is Distance Learning the Latest Trend?


Distance learning has been around for a number of years, but is now beginning to become increasingly popular among early to mid-career professionals – find out more


Posted April 17, 2013

Funding Your Postgrad Course in Arts and Humanities


If you're planning on doing a postgraduate degree in Arts & Humanities, it is essential to know how you're going to get the funding you need.


Posted April 16, 2013

How Technical Skills Can Propel Careers in the Arts


Landing a job in the arts can often seem like an impossible feat, but there is a gap in the market for those with the right technical skills. Intrigued...?


Posted April 15, 2013

Situation for Postgrad Education in the UK Worsens


It’s not just undergraduates that have had to deal with the harsh reality of rising course costs this academic year, postgraduates have also been faced with an 11% increase of …


Posted April 12, 2013

Calculating Your Return on a Masters Degree


Before you embark on a Masters degree, one of the most important things to work out is if it financially viable. Here's how to do the maths.


Posted April 11, 2013

Why Get A Masters Degree in Public Relations?


A masters degree in public relations may not be something that many people think about doing, but it is actually a fantastic course – find out more


Posted April 10, 2013

Postgraduate Course Costs Creates ‘Social Mobility Barrier’


A study from the Sutton Trust charity has warned that postgraduate course costs could be creating a social mobility barrier. Find out more


Posted April 9, 2013

Top 5 Photography Masters Degree Courses in the UK


Are you on the hunt for the top photography masters degree courses in the UK? If so then you’ve come to the right place.


Posted April 8, 2013

Eat Your Way to a First Class Masters Degree


Most people who are striving for a first class degree will do as much as they can to improve their chances of performing to the best of their ability, but …


Posted April 5, 2013

Awesome Blogs Every Postgraduate Student Should Read


Once you have read our blog, why not check out some of these awesome student blogs? They are solely dedicated to postgraduate studies.


Posted April 4, 2013

How Food Affects Your Postgraduate Productivity


Here are some useful tips on healthy foods that you can eat during a hectic postgraduate phase.


Posted April 3, 2013

Boost Learning Energy Without Caffeine


As a postgraduate student, you might rely on caffeine a bit too much. What are other healthier alternatives to keep you energised throughout the day?


Posted April 2, 2013

Juggling Postgraduate Study and Parenthood


Juggling postgraduate study and parenthood is no easy feat – find out how to do it.


Posted March 28, 2013

How to Edit Your Own Postgraduate Writing


One of the easiest and most effective ways of improving the standard of your work is actually by improving your writing technique. Find out more


Posted March 27, 2013

What Do Employers Think of Online Degrees?


Online degrees are becoming increasingly popular as they offer students more flexibility, freedom, and independence. Here are several advantages from choosing to study online.


Posted March 26, 2013

How to Create Good Postgraduate Study Habits


Can you think of good post graduate habits that you would like to create? Let us look at some inspiring ideas..


Posted March 24, 2013

Stress Busting Techniques for Your Easter Holidays


If you need to study over the holiday period, and you feel the stress building up, here are some techniques to lower the tension and improve long term performance;


Posted March 22, 2013

PowerPoint Presentations 101


PowerPoint can help make your speech more visually stimulating and memorable as well as provide a great way to explain complicated concepts, especially when discussing your thesis or research paper. …


Posted March 21, 2013

How to Effectively Network


Networking is a vital part of any business growth, and a very important process for you to master during your postgraduate study - find out why


Posted March 20, 2013

Take a Hike to Boost Creativity


If you are suffering from writers block, lack of inspiration, or a lull in creativity, why not use the power of nature to rediscover your inner Da Vinci and get …


Posted March 19, 2013

6 Myths about Distance Learning


Are you considering distance learning as a way of pursuing your postgraduate degree? In this blog post we debunk 6 myths about distance learning.


Posted March 18, 2013

Understanding the MBA Degree


An MBA (Master in Business Administration) degree is one of the most prestigious qualifications in the world, and is a huge boost to anyone’s CV. Explore reasons why you should …


Posted March 15, 2013

Getting a Masters Degree in Education


Why do you need a Masters Degree in Education? This degree might be your best bet if you are wishing to progress to more senior teaching positions.


Posted March 14, 2013

Opening an International Student Bank Account


One of the top priorities for any international students coming to the UK to study will be opening a bank account. Here is some useful information to get you started.


Posted March 13, 2013

4 Ways to Survive the Repetition of Graduate School


In order to achieve your dreams and enjoy the success of graduating, you have to put in a huge amount of study time to complete your research papers. Find out …


Posted March 12, 2013

How to Effectively Conduct Postgraduate Research


One of the most understated skills of anyone completing a postgraduate degree is being able to complete effective research. Find out more


Posted March 11, 2013

Postgraduates ‘Too Poor’ to Study at Oxford


The debate about study costs in British universities has been raging for a number of years now – but how costly is it?


Posted March 8, 2013

Figuring Out Which University Offer to Accept


After the excitement of your university acceptance letters die down, you will be faced with one of the most difficult choices you may have ever made - which offer to …


Posted March 7, 2013

Long Distance Relationship Survival Tips


If you are embarking on a university course away from home and leaving your loved one in a far away location, here are some tips to help keep your relationship …


Posted March 6, 2013

One for the Future: Masters Degree in Renewable Energy


If you are looking into possible courses to enrol onto and are struggling to come up with any clear answers, why not take a look into some subjects that you …


Posted March 5, 2013

Top Tips for Surviving a PHD


Studying for a Ph.D is likely to be one of the most testing academic challenges that you will encounter, which is why we have provided you with some top tips …


Posted March 4, 2013

Degree Courses with the Lowest Unemployment Rates


What postgraduate degree courses are leading their graduates straight into employment? In this blog post we take a look.


Posted March 1, 2013

Working in the UK as an International Student


If you're an international student studying for your degree in the UK, you are entitled to get a part-time job to supplement your studies.


Posted Feb. 28, 2013

Understand Your Learning Style and Use it to Your Advantage


The key to academic success is figuring out how your brain functions at its best, and utilising it to your advantage to get the most out of your study time …


Posted Feb. 27, 2013

10 Most Popular Degree Courses


Wanna know what the most popular degree courses are? Check out the top ten below...


Posted Feb. 26, 2013

What to Expect from Postgraduate Life


Not quite sure what to expect from postgraduate life? Here's a taster...


Posted Feb. 24, 2013

Degree Courses with Highest Unemployment Rates


As you begin your studies you may be keen to know your job prospects in different sectors. Here are some figures that give you an indication of how the employment …


Posted Feb. 24, 2013

How to Save Your Postgraduate Cash Starting Right Now


We've come up with some insanely useful tips to help you start saving your cash right now. Every little helps right...


Posted Feb. 22, 2013

How to Suck Less at Your PhD Presentation


Public speaking can be one of the most nerve-wracking things that any of us have to endure.Here are some tips


Posted Feb. 21, 2013

Best Places to Look for Postgraduate Student Jobs


Do you need help funding your postgrad studies and don't know where to start looking for a job? Prime that CV and get started with our suggestions.


Posted Feb. 20, 2013

5 Tips for Faster Postgraduate Study


Learning to study effectively is one of the most valuable skills you will acquire as a postgrad student. Here are 5 tips for effective study time.


Posted Feb. 19, 2013

How to Take the Perfect Postgraduate Nap


Sleep is one of the most important factors when it comes to concentration, mood, effectiveness, energy levels and productivity, and yet most postgraduates (along with the rest of the working …


Posted Feb. 18, 2013

8 Reasons You Should Blog About Your Postgraduate Life


Surely the last thing you would want to do is start blogging... Wrong! Blogging is awesome for a whole host of reasons. Here's just a few:


Posted Feb. 15, 2013

Essential Free Software for Postgraduate Students


As a postgraduate student you should keep an eye on all high-quality software you could be getting for free. You're going to love this blog post!


Posted Feb. 14, 2013

5 Ways Your Postgrad House is Flushing Money Down the Toilet


Studying a postgraduate degree can be very taxing on your finances. Here are five tips to avoid flushing money down the drain inadvertently.


Posted Feb. 13, 2013

20 Quotes To Help You Succeed in Your Postgrad Study


Need an inspiration pick me up to aid you in your postgraduate study? Check out the following 20 quotes that are sure to help you succeed...


Posted Feb. 12, 2013

How to Find the Perfect Postgraduate Student House


Finding the perfect student house can be a difficult task as there are many different aspects to consider such as location, price, and contracts. Here are some key elements that …


Posted Feb. 11, 2013

How to Make Postgraduate Deadlines Less Stressful


Want to know how to make postgraduate deadlines less stressful? Here's how...


Posted Feb. 8, 2013

Dealing With Negative Postgraduate Feedback


Feedback is something that we are all used to receiving on a daily basis, from our friends, family, teachers, coaches, and even complete strangers,


Posted Feb. 7, 2013

Why You Should be Using Google Scholar


In need of new ways to improve the effectiveness of your postgraduate research? We've got some advice


Posted Feb. 6, 2013

Tips for Getting Exercise Into Your Daily Postgrad Routine


Try these simple ideas to help you get in shape with no added effort...


Posted Feb. 5, 2013

Keeping Your Postgraduate Fridge in Tip-Top Shape


Ensuring your postgraduate fridge is in tip-top shape will not only help you save money, it will keep you healthy as well!Chances are you're not using your fridge to its …


Posted Feb. 4, 2013

How to Choose the Right University for Postgraduate Study


With so many universities to choose from for your postgraduate study, knowing which one to pick can be brain busting.


Posted Feb. 1, 2013

The Low Down on Career Development Loans for Postgrads


Are you looking to return to university to study for a postgraduate degree, but don't know how on earth you're going to fund yourself? We're here to answer all your …


Posted Jan. 31, 2013

8 People That Will Inspire You to Succeed in Your Masters Degree


Check out our list of 8 people we believe will help inspire you to succeed in your postgraduate degree.


Posted Jan. 30, 2013

What to Write Down During Postgraduate Lectures


Not sure what to write down and what not to write down? Check out our guide on successful note taking during postgraduate lectures:


Posted Jan. 29, 2013

How to Effectively Brainstorm for Postgraduate Study


Brainstorming is a relaxed and informal approach to problem solving helping people come up with creative ideas that can then be crafted into original solutions. Lets see how it can …


Posted Jan. 28, 2013

10 Movies All About University Life


Can't quite remember what university life is really like, or simply looking for a way to get back into the swing of things?Garb your friends, dim the lights, and pick …


Posted Jan. 28, 2013

Learning a New Language the Easy Way


If you're planning on carrying out your postgraduate study abroad then chances are you will want to learn the language of the country you'll be making your home for the …


Posted Jan. 25, 2013

Epic Grammar Fails That Will Leave You Red Faced


If you're on the path to becoming a postgraduate student, you should check out these epic grammar fails that people still manage to make every day.


Posted Jan. 24, 2013

7 Great Ways to Get Your Postgraduate Self Out of Bed


Do you struggle to get out of bed each morning? Here are 8 great ways to get yourself off to a great start every day.


Posted Jan. 23, 2013

8 Simple Ways to Make Friends at Uni


Making new friends when starting postgraduate study can be nerve wracking. Luckily for you we've got 8 simple ways to make the process easier.


Posted Jan. 22, 2013

5 Stereotypical Lecturers and How to Identify Them


What's your favourite type of Lecturer? Discover the 5 common types that you are sure to meet at every university.


Posted Jan. 21, 2013

The Scariest Things About Being a Postgraduate Student


Being a postgraduate student can mean many fun times lie ahead, but it also means many terrifying ones too! So what are some of these scary things we speak of...?


Posted Jan. 18, 2013

5 of the Weirdest University Traditions in the World


Different universities around the world have different student traditions. Here are 5 of the weirdest student experiences we've ever heard of.


Posted Jan. 17, 2013

How to Create the Perfect Postgraduate Study Environment


If you want to maximize your postgraduate study efficiency , then you'll need to know how to create a harmonious environment from which to learn


Posted Jan. 16, 2013

20+ Stunning Photos That Will Make You Want to Study Abroad


 Thinking about studying abroad but in need of some extra incentives?If these incredible photos don't urge you to start packing your bags and planning your trip then nothing will!Apart from …


Posted Jan. 15, 2013

Which Retailers Offer the Best Postgrad Student Discount?


Being a postgrad student means buying things cheap- but you need to know where to get the biggest discounts. Check out our list of all your favourite retailers where you …


Posted Jan. 14, 2013

Top 10 Apps for Postgraduate Students


Looking for apps that can enhance your postgraduate study ? Check out our top ten apps for postgraduate students...


Posted Jan. 12, 2013

How to Choose Where to Study Your Postgrad Degree


 With endless educational opportunities around the globe, zeroing in on the right continent can be difficult, let alone the best program!We can't tell you where to study your postgraduate degree …


Posted Jan. 11, 2013

Top 10 Postgraduate CV No-No's...


If you're going to be writing a CV to be accepted into a postgraduate course, you will want to read our top 10 no-nos!


Posted Jan. 10, 2013

Why Choose Online Postgraduate Study?


Distance learning has seen significant growth in recent years, with more and more people choosing to study online. Find out why


Posted Jan. 9, 2013

Find the Perfect Postgrad Balance


A good balance between work, play and rest is essential to study at your full capacity and get the most out of your postgraduate degree.


Posted Jan. 8, 2013

Tips for Postgraduate Accommodation in London


Are you trying to find the best postgraduate student accommodation in London but to no avail? From halls of residence to private student accommodation and everything else in between, check …


Posted Jan. 7, 2013

Will Online Postgraduate Study Suit Me?


Deciding whether the cyber classroom will be the right learning environment for you can be a tough task.


Posted Jan. 2, 2013

How to Start Your Own Postgraduate Society


University societies are all about a group of like minded individuals organically coming together to share their interest and passion for a certain activity. Find out how you can start …


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