Retraining and Study

  • Stay safe at university

    Attending university is an exciting time, full of new experiences and blossoming independence. Whilst it’s important to get out there and have fun, it’s also crucial that you stay safe at university. Earlier this year it was reported that King’s College London has the highest rate of crime, burglary and robbery for university students. The

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    Choosing a university course

    Choosing a university course is a huge decision to make. Your choice must take into account multiple factors: the subject, the university, your financial situation and career prospects in the future. Firstly, you must decide if you actually want to go to university, independent of pressures from family, friends and teachers. There are multiple other

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    Coping with redundancy

    You may have known it was coming, or perhaps it was a complete shock, but the fallout from redundancy is the same. It can have devastating effects on self-confidence, self-worth, and on the financial practicalities of life. Learning to cope with the new status-quo as quickly as possible will aid recovery from the shock, and

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    How to write a resignation letter

    Before you take the move of resigning from work, make sure you’ve really thought it through. Sometimes hating your job isn’t a good enough reason to throw in the towel if you have nothing else lined up. However, there are also positive reasons to leave, such as relocation, a promotion, more favourable hours etc. But

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    Finding a job after university

    In today’s climate the job market can seem like a pretty bleak place and recent graduates could be forgiven for feeling like they’re banging their heads against a brick wall.  However, it’s not all doom and gloom. There are jobs out there and by putting the effort in and making yourself stand out, you will

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    Learning a foreign language

    If you’ve got a bit of spare time on your hands you might want to consider learning a foreign language. Perhaps you’re planning a trip abroad and you’d like to learn the lingo, or maybe you just want to add to your skills base?  Speaking a second language is also widely reported to slow the

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