Advice

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So you want to be a writer? Top tips from those who know

Advice from some prominent writers in TV, theatre and film on how to break into the industry

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Five mobile apps for students

The market is saturated with study guide apps, transport apps and social apps for students. Here are five that can help make university life run a little more smoothly

Balancing a part-time postgraduate course

Four tips to manage your part-time postgraduate course

Studying for a part-time postgraduate degree requires balancing multiple deadlines and assignments. Here are four tips to help you get through the academic year

Women in the arts

International Women's Day: why are there so few women in the arts?

So many women study the arts, but very few end up in jobs in the arts industry. Those who have paved the way into the arts industry offer advice on how they did it

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How to apply to university: essential guide to university applications

Expert advice and support for all stages of the university application process and studying abroad

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Choosing your university: 5 things to do before submitting your Ucas application

A five-step checklist to make sure you're ready to submit your Ucas application

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What is a PhD? Advice for PhD students

How long does it take to get a doctorate degree? How do you get into grad school? Are you qualified to do a PhD? Answers to these questions and more

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College tuition fee scams: how international students can protect themselves

A tuition fee expert proposes common-sense steps students and their families can take to protect themselves against fraudulent tuition payment schemes.