University tips by Ruth Boyce

Every week we post a new blog, with advice from colleagues in the sector, or ourselves, on key university news, changes or topical debate. You can view a selection of our latest articles below, or select from the list of topics to narrow things down.

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 by Ruth Boyce
, posted on 29 Nov '21

Tips when supporting students who are thinking about moving to a new area for university

Trying out a new place can be a fantastic experience for young people, whether that be from a rural to urban location or experiencing a new town with differing local culture and atmosphere. This guide provides tips for schools on preparing students for decisions relating to study location.

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 by Ruth Boyce
, posted on 4 Jul '21

A school and college guide to university degree apprenticeships

Most universities in England are now registered to provide degree apprenticeships. This may be a comprehensive range of subjects, or sometimes just a few specialist subject areas. This blog will tell you all about them.

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 by Ruth Boyce
, posted on 21 May '21

Tips for the Summer - how students can use the summer break to enhance their applications

As well as a well-earned rest from study, encouraging students to use the summer holidays to their advantage can help boost their chances when it comes to university applications. This blog will tell you how.

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 by Ruth Boyce
, posted on 6 Apr '20

What will your students learn when they participate in online university events?

Online open days or virtual events are not new but have been slow to catch on as the experience is not the same as talking to a real person or visiting a campus. It is however becoming the new norm and one-way university can support students to explore their options. This blog will tell you about them!

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