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Should You Study Mental Health If You Have Mental Health Issues?

November 26, 2018
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One in five students suffer from mental health issues. Therefore, some of these students will undoubtedly be included in the 20% of individuals who wish to study mental health as a topic. With so many different courses, emerging research, therapeutic[...]
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Skills for the Future: Digital Marketing – Social Media

November 22, 2018
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What Is Digital Marketing? Digital marketing consists of any marketing efforts that make use of an electronic device (desktops, tablets, smartphones, TVs, gaming consoles) to convey a message over a digital channel (websites, social media, search engines,[...]
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How to Become a Marine Biologist: Kristy’s Story

November 19, 2018
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Kristy is living proof that you can achieve your dream career with an Access to HE Diploma from Stonebridge. Kristy completed an Access to HE Diploma (Science) – Biological Science pathway (which has now changed to Biochemical pathway) at Stonebridge[...]
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The Rise of Self-Therapy: Are Counsellors Still Necessary?

November 16, 2018
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The interest in self-therapy has been steadily rising. US-based radio station NPR called it “The Millennial Obsession”. That’s because this generation is the one that contributes the most to the £7 billion self-care industry. It is also the one[...]
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Work Away: Can Teaching Abroad Get You That Gap Year?

November 16, 2018
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Do you like travelling? Ever had a secret desire to take up a gap-year, but life got in the way? Previously reserved for the upper echelons of society, gap years have become a lot more accessible in recent years. The meaning of gap years, and what they[...]
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4 Reasons to Choose Distance Learning

November 15, 2018

When it comes to education people presume that they have to take the traditional ‘school-college-university’ route. But it’s time to break the mould. Education shouldn’t be confined to people’s younger years; it’s a life-long affair. This[...]
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My Experience with a Student Foot Health Practitioner

November 15, 2018
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It’s never too late to try something new. Today, I did just that. I had my first foot health treatment from a trained professional. Well, no, I am lying. This wasn’t a professional. Not quite yet anyway! It was one of our foot health students here[...]
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The Skills, Values and Qualifications of a Health & Social Care Worker

November 14, 2018

Health and social care is such an engaging and varied work, it is no surprise so many people work in this field. The NHS alone employs 1.4 million people in health care and 1.6 million in social care. Did you know that women make up 80% of the non-medical[...]
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Michelle Thraves: Success and Sanity in the Time of Nappies, Naps and Meal Times

October 5, 2018

Meet Michelle. If you read any stories today, let this be one. To some people, Stonebridge means just a college. To some, it is nothing more than an online, faceless institution. To others, it is just a means to an end. To Michelle, it meant confidence[...]
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Five Films That Will Get You In The Mood To Study This October

October 4, 2018
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September just passed and October feels like the right month for setting goals, organising your time, diving into assignments and study time. For students, October has the feel of a fresh start; be it a new course, a new degree, or a new skill. But this[...]
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