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Could you confidently advise your child on post-school education options?

Aug 11 2013

As the schools break up, it’s natural that many parents of children in the mid-to-late teens will be preoccupied with what their son or daughter is going to do when they finish school for the last time. With economic uncertainty continuing and rising youth unemployment, there’s a lot of pressure on both parents and young people to make the right decision.

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Further education – the next step for your child?

Jul 05 2013

As children approach the end of formal education, it’s a time full of big decisions. They might want to complete A-Levels, go to university, but if they are not sure yet what to do, further education could be the answer.

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Student Finance Day 2012 – Understanding the new university finance system for your children

Sep 20 2012

As Freshers’ Week (an annual festival to launch students into university life), run by all the student organisations on campus kicks off across the country, it marks the beginning of a new chapter in many young peoples’ lives, and most importantly, a new student finance system for English Universities.

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Jun 20 2012

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has launched BAFTA Young Game Designers 2012, a competition that aims to inspire the game designers and game-makers of the future by giving young people the chance to design and create their own video game and develop it with industry professionals.

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Top tips on how to help your child make the most of university life

Jan 27 2012

University has a brilliant array of opportunities for your child however it can be daunting at first for them to know where to look. Nabil Alizai (Activities Officer for 2011/2012) from the University of Sheffield’s Students’ Union would like to share his top 5 tips on how to help your child make the most of their time at university.

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