Posts Tagged ‘university’

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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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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Revising with Colour

Apr 21 2012

This article about the importance of working with colours is written by Guest Blogger, Caroline Ridges from STABILO. We all know how tough it is to be a teenager. You’re not a child but not quite an adult and you have to deal with a lot of changes in a short space of time, not to mention the extra pressure from school when the exam period hits.

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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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How to help your child make themselves more employable whilst at university

Jan 21 2012

The time spent at university can be extremely rewarding, however many students struggle to make themselves stand out to employers after graduation. Amy Gray and Claire Brooke from the University of Sheffield’s Career Service have some top tips on how to help your child make themselves more employable whilst at university.

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