Posted by on April 20, 2015 at 10:05 am

What is happening? If you work with students applying to university you will have noticed the growing trend for universities to make unconditional offers. This started last year and seems to have spread like wild fire this year. It’s not a straightforward picture and can take different guises, but few of these offers are genuinely

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Posted by on September 16, 2014 at 3:19 pm

This was my workstation on day one: phone, headset, computer, notepad, pen…and cup of tea. The computer and phone systems were easy to get the hang of after a few calls.

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Posted by on May 22, 2014 at 12:04 pm

  Name: Rebecca Ennis Course: Sociology BSc (Hons) Year of graduation: 2012 Current job role: Teacher of Psychology and Sociology, The Mirfield Free Grammar School and Sixth Form

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Posted by on April 28, 2014 at 2:25 pm

A guest blog from Sophie Craven – Schools and Colleges Liaison Officer It’s that time of year again when schools and colleges are busy with the vital groundwork of preparing students for their UCAS applications next year. For those of us working in the HE sector, supporting students through this difficult decision-making period is at

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Posted by on March 10, 2014 at 12:26 pm

With 94% of our students going on to work and/or further study within 6 months of graduating, we must be doing something right.   At the University of Huddersfield we offer a fertile environment for enterprise and entrepreneurship, and all our staff are committed to nurturing the generation of innovative ideas.  

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Posted by on March 3, 2014 at 1:31 pm

Since September 2012, universities have been allowed to charge up to £9000 per year for a degree course, amounting to a potential debt of £27,000 for the fees alone, not including any accommodation and living costs.  This makes choosing Higher Education an even bigger decision then ever before and students and parents alike are, quite

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Posted by on January 29, 2014 at 11:23 am

Cast your mind back to 1992……..Whitney Houston was in the charts for 10 weeks with “I Will Always Love you”, Wayne’s World and Reservoir Dogs were popular at the box office,  John Major was Prime Minister and we were in a recession ………….it was also the year that Huddersfield Polytechnic became the University of Huddersfield.

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Posted by on March 13, 2013 at 3:00 pm

The Schools and Colleges Liaison Service offers a diverse range of activities and events for all age groups to promote progression to Higher Education.  We provide impartial information, advice and guidance about how to research Higher Education courses and institutions as well as specialist advice on topics such as student finance and making an effective

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Posted by on October 15, 2012 at 10:12 am

If Clearing is like Christmas, then Open Days are like weddings.  All that build up,months of preparation, huge amounts of time, money and effort spent……and then it’s all over in one day.  But like a wedding, the Open Day is only one step in the student journey and is near to the beginning of what

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Posted by on September 20, 2012 at 10:25 am

I was one of the last lot to do the old O-Levels at my school back in 1984 and it looks like my daughter will be in the first cohort to study the ‘new’ EBacc (a cross between an Ewok and Chewbacca?), 31 years later in 2015

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