Archive for Education

CHOOSING A COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY

 

Whether you have your heart set on a particular university or college or haven't yet decided where to pursue your chosen course, there are a few points you should consider. 

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FINAL YEAR STUDY

 

So this is it. After investing fifteen years and several thousand pounds you have finally reached what may well be the pinnacle of your educational life. What you do over the next nine months is likely to have a lasting impact upon the rest of your life – no pressure, of course. 

Fear not! With a bit of focus and determination getting that prized 1st or 2:1 will be as easy as getting plastered in the pub on Fresher’s week. Just follow this easy 5 step guide. 

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BUILDING A WAY FOR THE FUTURE

Ever fancied designing or building a skyscraper in Dubai or perhaps being involved with preparing London for the Olympics? How about creating a cable-stayed bridge such as the Øresund Bridge? Qualify as a structural engineer and you could find yourself working on a variety of projects across the globe. 

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VETERINARY SCIENCES

To train to be a veterinary surgeon you will need to go to university and take a veterinary degree. The universities in the UK offering veterinary degrees approved by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS), the governing body of the profession in the United Kingdom, are Bristol, Cambridge, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Liverpool and London (the Royal Veterinary College). The degree courses are five years in length (six years at some schools). A new veterinary school has recently opened at Nottingham University. 

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How do I study sociology?

Sociology is the study of how society is organized and how we experience life. It has been taught in British universities since the very beginning of the twentieth century, first at the London School of Economics and soon after at Liverpool University. These and other pioneering departments did groundbreaking research in major social issues such as poverty and crime. 

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