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What’s a PhD Advisor?

PhD advisors, otherwise known as doctoral supervisors or dissertation advisors, play pivotal roles in helping doctoral students from the research phase of their PhD to preparing for their oral examination (PhD viva). Naturally, the academic faculty members play pivotal roles

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Exercise: Ten Tips To Get Moving

Exercise: Ten Tips To Get Moving Exercise is like a magic elixir that can transform your life. It has the power to boost your mood, increase your energy levels, enhance your physical and mental well-being, and even add years to

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Student Life

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5 Tips for Healthier Studying Habits

If you’re a student, you’ve experienced the hustle and bustle of the academic world, we know it can be a challenge to keep on stop of it all, so we’ve come up with a plan to help you find healthier

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Why Study Business in London

Studying business is a versatile degree for energetic self-starters who are hungry for success. With a business degree, you will dive deep into the best strategic minds, master business theory and grasp critical thinking abilities to sharpen your mindset. Whether

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How to Make Friends at Uni

The key to living a happy life is to be intentional about your relationships. When you actively seek out friends, you increase your chances of having people around you who energise you, make you laugh, and support you during difficult

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Living in London

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The Stages of Culture Shock – How it Occurs and How to Overcome it

Believe it or not – culture shock is a legitimate thing that has been studied by professors across the globe. It is a universally recognised four-stage process that many international students experience when moving abroad to study. Although it’s not just experienced by people moving abroad. It’s also perfectly normal to feel the effects in a similar way just from moving to a new city.  Everyone is unique and may experience culture shock differently (including not at all depending on your previous experience). But there’s no denying that moving somewhere new can be a huge change in your life. Everything

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Opening Up a UK Bank Account

Opening Up a UK Bank Account Welcome to the UK! Thinking about setting up a bank account? If you’re a non-UK resident, opening a bank account here can significantly simplify managing your finances. Let’s explore why having a UK bank

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Where To Live in London

Where To Live in London Wondering where to live in London? Look no further. We’ve got the latest advice and top tips on where you should settle down while studying at UWS London. Let’s start by understanding the zone system. 

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Things To Know Before Moving to London

Things To Know Before Moving to London So, what should I know before moving to London?  Before coming to the UK, it’s a great idea to be well-prepared. This means taking care of all the necessary administrative tasks, like sorting

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How to Prepare for Life After University

Leaving university can be an unsettling time for many students. You’ve had the stability of classes, your flatmates, and even your assignments and deadlines can give you a sense of security as at least you understand what’s expected of you

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Guide To Moving To London

(for international students)

You’re moving to London, congratulations! You are coming to live in one of the most exciting cities in the world. London is a truly unique place to live and welcomes people from all over the world choosing to live, study or work here….

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Study Tips

Managing a Work/Life Balance at Uni

To succeed in anything, from getting your degree to maintaining friendships to working, you need to lead a balanced life. What is a work/life balance? In short, work/life balance is the balance reached when a person focuses on their personal

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Dissertation Tips for Students

Writing your dissertation can feel like a big deal, and it’s easy to put it off. But, by making a plan right at the beginning, you might find that you can avoid feeling overwhelmed and can tackle it face-on. So

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First Month Starting University

Starting university is an exciting time! It can also be a little overwhelming. A lot happens within the first four weeks of starting university, and so it can be difficult to stay on top of things. Where do you need

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Complete guide to stress and time management for students

There are a lot of times in life when it is pretty normal to feel overwhelmed. Making a big life change such as heading to university for the first time (especially if you’re living away from home for the first time too…

Career Advice

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Top 10 Employability Skills

Starting your study program is exciting and at times time daunting. There are a lot of new things happening and many new experiences to gain. Understandably, you may not want to be thinking about the top 10 employability skills right

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Greenhouse Incubator Programme

The Greenhouse Incubator Programme Business & Start-Up support and mentorship Find Out More The Greenhouse, home for UWS start-ups and entrepreneurs to grow their own business has been created in conjunction with the Trampery, Trilogy and UWS in the heart

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How to Choose a University Course

Not everyone knows what they want to study at university. While some people have had their minds made up for years, others struggle to figure out exactly which course is right for them. With universities like UWS London offering such

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Mental Health

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Ways To Live Better at Uni

University life is as thrilling as it is a transformative experience, but it can also have its challenges. As students, you’re expected to juggle classes,

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Student Mindfulness for Depression

Student Mindfulness for Depression

Student Mindfulness for Depression As indicated by a study conducted on mindfulness-based intervention for student depression, a research team discovered that university students across the

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10 Ways to Feel Motivated at Uni

Being a university student can be both exciting and challenging. It’s common to experience fluctuations in motivation during your academic journey, but fear not! We’ve

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