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Why is Self-Confidence Important for Students

Why is Self-Confidence Important for Students? Contrary to popular belief, intelligence isn’t the number one predictor of academic achievement and success; it is self-confidence. Several science-backed studies have shown students with a higher sense of self-confidence are more willing to

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Why is Self-Confidence Important for Students

Why is Self-Confidence Important for Students? Contrary to popular belief, intelligence isn’t the number one predictor of academic achievement and success; it is self-confidence. Several science-backed studies have shown students with a higher sense of self-confidence are more willing to

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Why Sleep is Important for Students

Why is Sleep Important for Students

A 2022 sleep survey conducted on university students by My Student Halls outlined an endemic problem in the UK. The survey found that 19% of university students in the UK were getting less than five hours of sleep each night,

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Advice for feeling nervous about leaving home

You might be moving to a new city or even a new country for university. If this is the case, you’re probably feeling nervous. We understand. First, it’s important to recognise this is completely normal. Of course, you are nervous

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Student Life

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How to write a dissertation

Dissertations can feel like an intimidating prospect but with the right preparation, you can minimise the amount of stress you encounter and manage your project with enough time. Find out more about how to tackle your dissertation.

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Student Meal Plan Ideas

One of the most daunting aspects of leaving home to go to university is learning to live by yourself. This includes the basic household tasks of cooking and cleaning when you are living in student accommodation as they are vital

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how to prepare for postgraduate study

How To Prepare For Postgraduate Study

Postgraduate study is one of the most exciting learning opportunities available to career-driven students. It is an experience like no other where you get to spend a year (or two – depending on your course) intensely studying your field of

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Living in London

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Volunteering Opportunities in London

Interested in volunteering during your time in London as an international student? Here’s everything you need to know about volunteering in London – including why you should volunteer as a student, how to find the best opportunities, and some of the latest vacancies in London that are perfect when studying for your masters. Why Volunteer? Volunteering during your masters is a great way to progress your career and enhance your learning. As an international student, you want to make the most of your time in London and soak up everything the city has to offer. Volunteering can help you do

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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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Walking hikes close to London

Walking Hikes Close to London

There’s plenty of green space in London with huge parks for you to explore while you’re here. But, if that’s not enough for you and you’re craving some more challenging hikes, you can escape the city and spend a day

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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

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 a

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