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Studying in London: How to live for less in the nation’s capital

  With so much to do, so many places to eat and the benefit of studying in one of the world’s best cities, living in London as a student is a truly awesome thing. However, you’ll probably notice pretty quickly that it is so very, very expensive. And, if you don’t keep an eye on Read more >

Talking to grads – Recruitment business CEO James Lloyd-Townshend

  As part of our ongoing series, we’re chatting to James Lloyd-Townshend, CEO of niche technology recruiters Nigel Frank International. With over 22 years of experience in the recruitment industry, James has quite the collection of plaudits to his name, leading Nigel Frank to several industry-led awards such as being one of The Sunday Times Read more >

Are you eligible for extra funding at university?

  Whichever way you look at it, university is a costly undertaking. But for some more than others, making ends meet can be difficult. With university fees on the rise and the cost of living to take into account, you’ll be spending a fair share of cash during your studies. Luckily, there are a few Read more >

The International Student’s Guide to Tax

  Starting university can be daunting, but if you’re moving to the UK from another country, making the trip overseas can be more overwhelming than usual. With more things to factor in compared to non-international students, preparation and planning are essential.

How Using Proprep Can Benefit Your STEM Studies

Student life can be tough work, from learning how to budget, to getting that crucial work/social life balance right. One of the hardest aspects is navigating a new way of learning alongside a higher level of independent work.

Students’ takes on politics in 2020

  Throughout history, students and politics have always gone hand in hand, for better or worse. No matter how politically engaged you are or which side you lean towards, one thing is for sure: these are politically confused times.

Talking to Grads – Press Office Assistant Manager Olivia Shalofsky

  The second in our series of graduates chit chats, we’re sitting down with Olivia Shalofsky to talk about her time at university. Working in the press office for KPMG since graduating, Olivia tells us about the degree she studied, how her studies helped her prepare for her future career, and some all-important advice for Read more >

Applying to University: The Ultimate Guide

When it comes to applying to university, there’s a lot to consider. You need to decide on the course you want to devote the next three or so years to, narrow down where you want to study, and go through the process of applying through UCAS.