Is it a fair assumption that a parent will fund their child to some extent during university? This wasn’t the case for me – here’s my experience.
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The Ucas deadline is almost here, cue last-minute applications and the nail-biting wait for universities to reply. But when it comes to choosing from offers, could the ultimate decision come down to location?
September has rolled around and kids across the country are preparing for the new school year. Parents have been rushing out to buy stationery and what-not, but how essential are these school supplies?
(more on back-to-school essentials…)
Today’s 12-25 year olds have very different career goals to those of their counterparts 50 years ago.
What happens when you don’t get the A-level results you wanted and needed? While it can be a shock, it does happen. Guest author Dr Helen is here to tell us her university clearing story…
A lot of accredited university courses already exist online, but in the future full degrees may even be offered. So what are your thoughts on digital degrees?
Love it or hate it, but technology has become an essential feature of everyday life. But is it wise for this dependency extend to kids too?
Would you like to explore Buckingham Palace or the Great Barrier Reef from the comfort of your sofa? Virtual reality first hit the mainstream in the 1990s, but this year it seems to be staging a comeback. So will you be buying into it?
It’s only 19 days in for the new Government and today it announced its agenda for the coming year in the Queen’s Speech. This is a key time for those of us looking to make things work better for you.
You’ll be familiar with our Make Complaints Count campaign – our call to ensure public services act on your feedback. And we’ve got the backing of a number of bloggers who have shared their experiences too…
Now more than ever, technology is playing a huge part in our daily lives. But while technology can be a means of learning, is it preventing children from being children?
Almost three quarters of adults can’t answer personal finance problems aimed at schoolchildren, according to new research. Well this does not surprise me at all…
New research suggests that some UK children aren’t sure where the food they eat actually comes from. When you were a child, did you think cheese came from a plant, or tomatoes grew underground?
I doubt many people share my sustained enthusiasm for mathematics, and a new survey from BAE Systems confirms this. It seems many people can’t live without a calculator – can you?