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Choosing what to study

Choosing which course to study is an important decision. Find inspiration and advice for 70+ subjects to help you make your perfect choice.

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Choosing a university course

Choosing a course for uni is one of the most important decisions you'll make as a...

28 Sep 2020
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Alternatives to Medicine & Surgery courses at university

A related degree may not be what you have in mind but it can open doors and potentially...

02 Feb 2021

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Five reasons to study Asian Studies

For those considering a degree in Asian Studies but need further convincing, we lend our...

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Five reasons to study Aeronautical & Aerospace Engineering

For those considering a degree in Aeronautical & Aerospace Engineering but need further...

07 Jun 2021
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Why study your chosen subject?

Each subject area offers a variety of reasons why it could be the perfect fit for you....

07 Jun 2021
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Five reasons to study Information Technology & Systems

For those considering a degree in Information Technology & Systems but need further...

07 Jun 2021
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Top ten most popular courses for international students

What do international students study at universities in the UK? We count down the ten...

07 Jun 2021
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Ten tips for applying to Dentistry

The Dentistry application process is complex and lengthy. Here are some top tips to help...

26 May 2021
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Top tips for Veterinary Medicine applications

We spoke with a veterinary surgeon to get their advice for applying to study Veterinary...

11 Mar 2020
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What to do if you don’t get into medical school

Getting into medical school is very competitive. See what options there are if you didn't...

17 Dec 2020
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Top ten real life detectives

Here are ten detectives who cracked impossible cases and made the world a safer place –...

10 Mar 2020
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Top ten greatest sportspeople

The study of sports science is integral to the success of individual sportspeople. Here’s...

24 May 2021
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Top ten greatest engineers

Looking to study engineering? Be inspired by these engineers from all walks of life who...

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Top ten greatest chemists

Chemistry helps us understand the make-up of the universe. To celebrate it, here’s a...

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