Is an English Literature degree right for me?

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An English degree is a great degree to have. It opens up many diverse job opportunities (not just teaching!), is usually very flexible and also extremely enjoyable. Although literature degrees have a reputation for being rather stuffy and traditional, a majority of English literature degrees are actually very non-traditional, forward-thinking and applicable to the world... Read more »

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How to beat procrastination. Today or tomorrow…

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If you are familiar with that feeling of stress as you watch your twentieth YouTube cat video in a row, despite having planned to start revision over an hour ago then congratulations, you are a procrastinator. But never fear! The truth is everyone struggles with the temptation to procrastinate, particularly students who have to manage... Read more »

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Why science teaching at school has to improve

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‘Boring’ and ‘irrelevant’ were two of the words to emerge from a Department for Education (DfE) focus group looking at opinions of teenagers towards STEM subjects – science, technology, engineering and maths. It seems that this lack of interest has very real consequences, with too few candidates for STEM places at our universities. A survey... Read more »

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