Teaching Fellow, Dean Howes, discusses how to engage with and continue the well-being practice of mindfulness.
A Centre for Lifelong Learning student has been awarded a postgraduate scholarship from the Politics and International Studies Department at the University of Warwick. Having completed her 2+2 degree with us, Carol Leach will be studying for an MA in Research in Politics & International Studies. She tells us about her scholarship and her experiences of studying so far.
Ellen Buttler, our Director of ITT, explains why she considers teaching in Further Education to be a real privilege.
Don’t think university is a realistic option for you? Neither did Rachel, who has just completed her 2+2 degree and starts her MA in Social Work in September. Read about her story here.
Making paper planes might not be the sort of activity you’d usually expect to do at university!
Our Teaching Fellow, Luke Tibbits, explains why social work produces more than just social workers, and looks at why graduates are sought after in other areas of employment.
How can creativity benefit you in your everyday life? Are some of us born with a creative spark or is it something we can develop? We spoke to Sally Tissington, course tutor for our short course in Creative Cross Training – Writing and Making, to ask her about the popular concept.
Are you finding studying a challenge? Take a look at these top tips to set up a better study space that will help you stay on track and achieve better results.
‘The 11+ examination, that determines whether or not a child can attend a grammar school, was conceived in the first half of the twentieth century when we knew very little about the nature of intelligence’, says Dr Will Curtis