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NUS President Shakira Martin – University Is Not For Everyone

Shakira Martin, President of the National Union of Students welcomes you to the Results Day Guide and reminds you that you have plenty of options. Results day is fast approaching and many of you may experience a range of different feelings; from excitement, nervousness, fear and even anger. The thought of your future relying on the grades marked on a ... Read More »

Young women are unaware of their worth in the workplace

Over a third of female graduates expect a starting graduate salary of £20,000, which falls £10,000 short of the median UK graduate wage of £30,000 per year, showing that young women are unaware of their worth in the workplace. In fact, just 17 per cent of females would expect to earn between £25,000 – £35,000 in their first job, according ... Read More »

Understanding The New UCAS Tariff System

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If you are about to start looking at university courses then you’ll need to understand the new UCAS tariff system. Grades or tariff points? Some universities ask for specific grades but others will request tariff points and these have changed for the 2017 entry. The table below shows the tariff points for different grades achieved for A-levels and the most ... Read More »

Surviving shared accommodation at university

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Student Henry Tysoe gives us the low down on surviving shared accommodation at university. Moving away from home and into shared student accommodation at university is a big move for anyone. Some are brave, others are shy. It takes all sorts, and you will meet them. If you think that living with your neat freak mum, annoying siblings and DIY ... Read More »

UCAS Clearing In Five Steps

Clearing is the way that universities fill any spaces that they have left on courses. Find out all about UCAS Clearing in Five steps, as well as how to go through the Adjustment process. Clearing opens on July 5th 2016, which is the results day for International Baccalaureate (IB) students and closes on September 30th 2016. What happens if I ... Read More »

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