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Your questions on student finance

Take a look at pages 26 – 27 in the November / December 2017  issue of Future Mag where our team answer questions on student finance.

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How important are personal statements today?

Giving yourself an identity is key to being successful in applying for higher education. You can do this easily by writing a unique and eye catching personal statement.

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MK Dons’ George Williams: how university saved my football career

The defender thought his dream was over when he was released by MK Dons as an 18-year-old, but it gave him the chance to experience student life instead before he came full circle and ended up back at his boyhood club.

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Buckler’s Mead Academy meet Professor Robert Winston

A lucky group of students had the opportunity to listen to Professor Robert Winston talk about ‘modifying humans’ at the Octagon theatre, Yeovil.

 

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Tuition fee changes ‘to save students £15,700’

Raising the earnings threshold for repaying tuition fees in England could save individual students up to £15,700 over their working lives

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Could Education Learn Something From the Brexit Vote?

A referendum – such as Britain’s recent EU vote – says a lot about how people reach decisions.

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Students will no longer be taken for granted by universities – we’ve made sure of it

Today, hundreds of thousands of young people will receive their A-Level results. I want to congratulate those whose hard work has been recognised. Envelopes opened, there are some big decisions to make.

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First degree apprentices in UK graduate

The first group of degree apprentices in the UK have graduated today, with seven out of the 11 gaining first class honours

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10 things admissions officers look for in university applications

Despite the frenzy for places usually associated with Clearing, report shows applicants ‘must be ready to deliver a confident pitch’

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UK students should not try to pay off loans early, research suggests

Many graduates panic at rising interest rate but overpaying is ‘just throwing money away’, says money expert Martin Lewis

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