Choosing the right University for you

Once into my second year of A-levels, the dreaded time came to choose five Universities to apply for, which then lead to me picking a final choice. It can all seem very daunting, but here is my how-to guide on ensuring you pick the right University for you. 1. Distance One of the most important factors to consider is distance. Do you want to be at home, near home or as far away as possible? This is a completely individual choice; some people are home birds whilst some like to fly the nest. Don’t let the choices of your friends…

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Work Experience: What’s in it for me?

Vocational courses such as Public Relations and Journalism often require students to go out and get hands on experience through regular work experience. What are the benefits of such work experience though? A detailed portfolio When that dreaded time comes of looking for a placement year or graduate scheme, you have evidence of what you are capable of. This will make you stand out against students that haven’t done any work experience as it shows you are willing and capable. It can impress potential employers, especially when you have had work experience with credible and well reputed companies but it…

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