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Anjuma Begum: How to Balance Work, Family, Study and a Social Life

January 10, 2019
Anjuma Begum - personal archive

Anjuma was one of the many students we were proud to assist on their learning journey as she completed an Access to Higher Education Diploma in Health. In between a busy schedule filled with work and university exams, we caught up with her during Christmas[...]
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How to Become a Marine Biologist: Kristy’s Story

November 19, 2018
Access to HE Diploma stuydent

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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A-Level Results Day 2018: Not The Right Results? What Next?

August 16, 2018
young woman studying

  For most students, A-Level Results Day 2018 is the most nerve-wracking day of their academic life. The grades they get will decide whether they make it into university or not. For those that got the grades to meet their chosen university’s conditional[...]
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Everything You Need to Know About the Role of a Midwife

April 4, 2018
Shot of newborn baby right after delivery

What do midwives do? Midwives provide care and advice for women and their babies during pregnancy, labour and the post-natal period. The job can be challenging, rewarding, demanding and exciting all at the same time. As licensed professionals, midwives,[...]
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National Social Work Day: 5 Reasons Why You Should Start Training as a Social Worker

March 20, 2018
social worker

A Career to be Proud of! For many people, social work is something they feel passionate about. However, for careers changers, or those without the correct qualifications, it can be hard to know where to start. What many people don’t realise, however,[...]
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10 Interesting Facts That You Probably Didn’t Know About the Access to Higher Education Diploma

February 6, 2018
girl with graduation diploma

Access Your Future! Do you want to know more about the Access to Higher Education Diploma? If so, you’ve come to the right place. This Level 3 qualification is a golden ticket to success. More flexible and shorter than A-levels, Access to HE Diplomas[...]
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Do You Believe in Life After Loans?

November 27, 2017
Student loan concept. Young woman with stack pile of books and piggy bank full of debt rethinking future career path

No matter how hard you try, you keep pushing HE (Higher Education) aside and you can’t break through… Are you one of the many people in the UK putting off reentering education? If you don’t have the A-Levels you need, finding the time and money[...]
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Not happy with your A-Level results? Access to HE Diplomas can get you to uni

August 16, 2017
Alternative to UCAS Clearing

I didn’t get the A-Level grades I wanted Call the university – if you just missed your offer or insurance choice, then you may still be accepted by the university. Speak to an adviser and find out. If the answer is no, then you might be[...]
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Can I go to university without A-Levels?

October 7, 2016
Go to university without A-Levels. Students graduating.

Why should I go to university? At Stonebridge, we train thousands of learners in the UK and internationally, to give them the confidence and skills to start a degree. If you’re over 21 and didn’t go to college or university after school, then[...]
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How to become a midwife

September 26, 2016
Stonebridge blog. Midwifery. Midwife. Maternity. New Born Baby.

There are currently over 27,000 midwives in the UK but despite a decrease in birth rates, there is still a shortage of qualified maternity staff. If you are looking for a career that is both demanding and rewarding, have a calm and caring nature and are[...]
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