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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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Top Tips for a Tidy Study Space

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1. Pick one place Designate one area as your study space. This can be the desk in your room or the kitchen table. Over time your brain will catch on that this is a place...

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Looking After Yourself

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The world can definitely feel a little scary and it’s completely natural to feel overwhelmed right now. Give your brain a break and look after your mental health by trying these: Talk to someone about...

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Film Futures Summer School

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Are you a Year 12/college student interested in a career in the film industry? We invite you to join us at Birmingham City University for a residential summer school exploring either Film Production Technology or...

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Student Finance – What Do You Need To Know?

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This week is Student Money Week so what better time to talk Student Finance? Applications for student finance 2020/21 are open now! It is really important to get your application in early to make sure...

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National Apprenticeship Week 2020

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This week is National Apprenticeship Week 2020 #NAW2020 so we wanted to take a few minutes to talk about degree apprenticeships. There is a lot of confusion surrounding apprenticeships but we’re here to help you...

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Revision Residential

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At the end of October we held our Year 11 Revision Residential at PGL Boreatton Park! Learners got to take part in workshops teaching them the best way to revise for them, how to handle...

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