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Is a Biomedical Sciences degree worth it in the UK?

Here we are with another degree subject review to add to our reviews category. This time we will look at another very popular subject, nowadays even more due to obvious reasons. In this post we will try to answer the question: “Is a Biomedical Sciences Degree worth it in the UK?”. If you are not […]

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How to improve academic writing, 3 essential guides

What a stressful topic this was. I was right though, it wasn’t easy at all, and my grades were reflecting it. Luckily, I managed to turn it around and get a First-Class Honours Degree. I hope you do it too if you are struggling! In this post I will share with you the best guides […]

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How to study at home, tips from an ex-mature student

There is a huge misconception about this argument. In fact, for some reason many people think that studying at home is nice and easy. Well, apologies for ruining the party, but from my personal experience I can tell you that it’s not easy at all. Therefore, in this post I will share my best tips […]

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How to become more confident at University if introvert

Let’s be clear here, we are all different and have unique personalities; there is nothing wrong with that! However, confidence is one of those aspects that can be developed, either through experience or through some “adjustments”. In this post I will explain how I managed to become more confident at university. The reality is that […]


The best student discount? Amazon Prime Student

If you don’t know what I’m talking about, don’t worry, you are not the first one. Personally, I didn’t know I could save so much money on Amazon until my last year of university! This means, unfortunately, that I missed on the benefits of this student discount for most of my time at university.. hopefully […]

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Is an Accounting and Finance degree worth it (UK)?

An Accounting and Finance degree is without a doubt an extremely popular choice in the UK. Many are attracted by the highly remunerative positions they can get in those industries, others have a genuine interest for those fields. I have worked in corporate finance myself, although I graduated in International Business & Finance and not […]

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How I secured an internship as a mature student

Huge topic to tackle here, in this post I will talk about how I got an internship as a mature student. Let me say, it has not been easy at all. If you had been around this blog, you would know that I had two internships as a mature student; one for a SME consultancy […]

Marketing Degree

Is a Marketing Degree worth it in the UK?

Here we are again with another comprehensive subject review. As I said in previous posts, nowadays business degrees are very popular in the UK. The are many different subjects you can choose if you would like to enter the business world. In this post, I will go over one in particular: is a Marketing Degree […]

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Is a Business Management degree worth it in the UK?

Nowadays business degrees are a very popular choice for students starting university. However, more students doing the same degree also means more competitors for future jobs. Therefore, in this post I will go over a common concern: is a business management degree worth it in the UK? Firstly, it is important to say what business […]

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Is an online Degree worth it in the UK? Mature student

The online learning industry is growing at an impressive rate. Nowadays people are looking at more “comfortable” ways of studying, and distance learning is certainly one of those options. As a consequence, a common question has arisen: is an online degree worth it in the UK? There are several reasons that might push people to […]

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How to be successful at University as a mature student

As I mentioned in previous posts, mature students face a unique set of challenges that differs from other students. However, the path to success is very similar for all. What do I mean by being successful? Simple, getting good grades and finding a job afterwards that repays your efforts with financial rewards and career satisfaction. […]

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University or professional qualification? Adult Dilemma

There are several reasons that might push people to return to study. I started university at 26 as a mature student because I felt stuck in my job and I wanted to change my life. However, university is not your only option. In this post I will go through pros & cons of two study […]