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Month: July 2017

5 habits to instantly make you more productive

Friday, July 21st, 2017

  Are you struggling to get things ticked off on your to-do list? Do you find it hard to stay focussed on your tasks, and feel yourself getting stressed as the work piles up?   We all do sometimes. The demands of modern life can be overwhelming for everyone from time to time, which is [Read more…]

Benefits of learning a musical instrument

Friday, July 21st, 2017

  “Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without,” said Chines philosopher, Confucius.   The benefits of learning a musical instrument can bring huge benefits to your mental wellbeing, quality of life and so much more. If you’ve ever thought about trying out a music course but have never got round [Read more…]

Best apps for returning to study

Friday, July 21st, 2017

Want to work smarter, not harder? Try using these apps to maximise your productivity. From clever study tools to timesaving hacks, these top apps for studying will have you covered both inside and outside the classroom.     IStudiez Lite/Pro What is it? A class and homework planner Why is it so helpful? This app [Read more…]

How to get your first job

Friday, July 21st, 2017

  Are you a first-time job hunter? The job market can be a scary, overwhelming place, with hurdles to jump over, etiquette to learn and sometimes, rejection to overcome.   Business Insider interviewed a company founder who has hired over 1,000 people and collected his top tips for recent graduates on breaking into the market. [Read more…]

How to write a non-fiction e-book

Friday, July 21st, 2017

  A new series on self-publishing e-books. Coming soon: How to market your e-book | The most successful self-published business books Last time, we told you the wealth of opportunities there are in making money writing and self-publishing your own e-book.   Self-publishing on platforms like Kindle mean that you don’t have to rely on a book deal, [Read more…]

How your testimonial can directly help a student

Friday, July 21st, 2017

  Filling out our short testimonial form is one of the quickest and easiest ways you can make an impact on our current and future students.   Why? Because it shows the impact our courses can have using a real-life example, and can inspire someone to sign-up to a course, make a change, and go [Read more…]

Career Degrees given one of the highest quality stamps available in Higher Education

Monday, July 3rd, 2017

The college’s provision, which includes more than 25 degree-level courses, has been graded as Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Silver standard. The TEF Panel praised the College for its “excellent student outcomes”, the “very high proportion of students progressing to employment and further study” and for the, “high numbers of students from disadvantaged backgrounds progressing to [Read more…]