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Life as a Mature Student

December 9, 2015
life as a mature student

Life as a mature student can often be a rollercoaster. Being a mature student can be both challenging and invigorating. Studying our Access to Higher Education courses can help you expand on your existing skill set, learn new skills, pursue a particular[...]
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Relax At Christmas And De-stress

November 26, 2015
relax at christmas

Some tips to chill out at Christmas So you’ve put up the Christmas tree and lights, bought all your presents and now is the time to kick back and relax at Christmas. But as we all know, it’s always a hard time trying to unwind as there’s[...]
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Tips to Learn Effectively

April 8, 2015
learning

10 Secrets of successful learning no matter what your age or ability It may have been sometime since you’ve been in an exam hall or handed in course work. You may be a bit out of practise on when, where and how to study effectively. One thing is for[...]
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Feeling a bit stuck in a rut and procrastinating?

March 31, 2015
procrastination

Procrastination is very common. It’s perfectly normal to procrastinate…some of the time… Everyone feels a little stuck or unsure sometimes, you’re not on your own. Many of us also occasionally feel unmotivated, stressed out and prone[...]
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10 Study Tips To Keep You On Track

November 10, 2014

National Distance Learning Week (NDLW) begins today in the U.S. and will continue throughout the week. We don’t have such things in the UK, not even a single day. But it was a great excuse for us to share some study tips with you. Distance learning[...]
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Learning How to Learn

November 7, 2013

 Are You Using the Most Effective Methods of Studying? If you are involved in any form of learning you need to know the most efficient ways to comprehend, revise and recall the material you are studying. Students of all ages have their favourite techniques[...]
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Old Dog, New Tricks

April 12, 2012

Is it really possible to break into a new area of learning and study long after the act of study has officially ceased? Can someone really become ‘too old to learn’ now? Or are the true obstacles to learning in adult and later life self-doubt and[...]
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What’s the best way to write an Essay / Report?

February 28, 2012

We have all done it, starting with a blank page of paper knowing we have X amount of time to write an essay or report of a significant length and getting started is the hardest point. This is very true for this blog post. Therefore I asked around the[...]
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Study Tips from Stonebridge

December 14, 2011

In our last blog we looked at ways of preparing to study and revise – why it is vital to ensure that you have set up the best environment to study and that you have your preferred study method organised as well as a well-structured timetable. So[...]
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Preparing to Study, the Honest Way

December 9, 2011

With the recent exposure in the Daily Telegraph that examiners are given ‘Tips to Teachers’ for exams. Here at Stonebridge we are appalled that this practice has been going on. This practice is fundamentally wrong as it is not only cheating[...]
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