Common exam mistakes you need to avoid

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Sometimes it only takes the deathly pallid stare from a blank sheet of A4 paper to get our knees a’knocking; confidence crumbling into nervous dust as the tick-tock of a booming clock counts down on our future… Yes, it’s exam time again and the annual panic has set in among parents and students as the... Read more »

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An update on MOOCs: Strides and strife in the US as the UK ploughs on

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Here at Tutorhub, we’ve been keeping our keen eye on the embryonic educational phenomenons that are MOOCs (massive open online courses) and an article from the BBC today raised an eyebrow, with me at least. Coursera, arguably the behemoth amongst fledgeling online universities with a whopping 2.8 million registered students has just announced it will... Read more »

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Top Tips: Avoiding university fines

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It has emerged that students in the UK racked up fines totalling £551,237.30 in the last academic year alone, following a Freedom of information request from the Guardian. Offences like drunkenness (shock horror); smoking and unauthorised parties have all rendered naughty students somewhat out of pocket. On the bizarre end of the scale, students have been fined... Read more »

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