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Student Voice: Candy’s Lockdown Diary

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  ‘I take this opportunity to urge all of you out there to show compassion to one another… Let all your loved ones know one way or another you appreciate and love them.’ Aimhigher student,...

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Mimzy’s Higher Education Journey

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  Are you a budding entrepreneur? Always liked the idea of being your own boss? Today we look at Mimzy’s journey through university to becoming Founder and Director of Jimmy Trims Barber Shops. Want to...

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Charlotte’s Higher Education Journey

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  Have you heard about social enterprise? Are you interested in a career helping communities and protecting the environment? Today we’re looking at Charlotte’s journey. Charlotte went to university and studied Textile and Surface Design...

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Jack’s Higher Education Journey

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  Considering a degree apprenticeship? Today, we take a look at Jack’s journey. Jack wanted to learn on the job and studied his engineering degree whilst working.     Think you might be interested in...

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Shantelle’s Higher Education Journey

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This week we are going to be sharing people’s higher education journeys. Today, we take a look at Shantelle’s journey. Shantelle wasn’t sure higher education was right for her but take a look at her...

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Apprenticeships and Coronavirus

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CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD A HANDY PDF WITH ALL OF THE BELOW INFORMATION Learning and Assessments Training and Learning The Education and Skills Funding Agency is working to increase flexibility on training and end-point-assessment so...

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Mindfulness – what is it and why do we need it?

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What does wellbeing mean to you? When we talk about wellbeing, most people will straight away think of having a healthy diet, drinking lots of water and doing regular exercise. These are all extremely important...

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Self-Motivation

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Feeling demotivated? Simple steps to start self-motivating  Whether you’re in a COVID-19 pandemic lock down or it’s a normal Sunday afternoon full of homework and deadlines, self-motivation can be the biggest barrier to being productive....

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Keep Positive, Keep Dancing

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A Wellbeing Wednesday Blog Post from the BCU Team   As the days stretch on during lockdown, each day a new challenge to motivate yourself, to keep positive, healthy and happy, it’s important to find...

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Student Voice Blog: Get Moving

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By Allanah and Paige – Year 10 Today in this blog, I am going to be sharing my experience of the Aimhigher Get Moving trip to Villa Park. The trip consisted of 5 hours on...

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