Category: General Articles

Masters on hold so let’s try a MOOC

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By David Wells Hello everyone, thanks for dropping back in with me. This post will double as a Masters update/moving forward piece. If you read my last update article you’ll know that I had decided to hold off signing up for a Masters module just yet and was planning on taking an...

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OU Students: Tutorial Terrors!

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By Rollo Jones The excitement is mounting: I found a course I like the look of and I’ve applied for it I’ve had the email confirming I’m on the module. There’s been an official looking letter to confirm it. I’ve got access to the course website The doorbell rings and someone is...

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David’s Masters Degree Update

Open University Masters Degree

By David Wells David’s still on track to start his Masters but may have to rethink his plans It’s been a while but I thought I’d check in with another Masters update article. When I last wrote a blog post I was weighing up my options as to what module I would...

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5 Things Every Student Needs to Know

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By Ryan Duffy University gives you some of the best years of your life. You will make friends and memories that last a lifetime. When you first start at university you are essentially stepping in to new territory, it is likely to be a city or town you have never been to...

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OU Students: Preparing for that exam

OU Student Exam Test

By Rollo Jones A Sorry Tale….. A few weeks ago I went for a job interview. I diligently prepared beforehand; researching the organization; coming up with great answers for the questions I thought they’d ask; dry cleaning everything that can be dry cleaned; the whole schamoozle. I didn’t get the job and...

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Why should you opt for an alternative learning?

By Melissa Spears Just when I was feeling stuck and bored with my job I found reasons to get inspired again. Online degree courses – the leeway that empowered me with a desire to live with the job I crave for. In spite of being hedged about with professional and personal responsibilities, I managed...

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7 Problems Students Face in College

Open University Student Tired

By Ashley Steven Many students in the final years of his/her school education create for themselves a favourable image of college in their mind. They think that going to college (or University in the UK) is itself a place for fun alongside higher studies and as a result they are always excited about choosing their college of...

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OU Students: Five Ways to Fail a TMA

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By Rollo Jones  So you want to prolong your time with the OU? We all know that studying with the Open University is the most satisfying experience you will ever have. As such it is perfectly natural that you will want to prolong it for as long as possible in the most...

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5 Tips for Applying to Top Universities

Applying to Top Universities

By Andy Bell Education is an important investment and if you are gearing towards a good investment, it is only right that you choose the best. The most well-known and top universities listed offer the best quality of education any student can ask for. Their standards may be high but the reputation...

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7 Steps to Detonating that Tricky TMA

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