Category Archives: Study in the UK

Go to York!

Have you been to York? It’s in the north of England, and it’s a great place for a visit. It’s a small city, it’s easy to get around – and it’s easy to get there by train. York is famous … Continue reading

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Survival English!

For teachers: there is lots of help online for teaching survival English. Somewhere with lots of ready to go activities is Boggles World. For learners: try this Survival English set of activities, next, test yourself here! If you’re coming to London … Continue reading

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Data analysis and SPSS!

If you are in the middle of your master’s dissertation, you might be getting ready to do some data analysis using SPSS. If you’ve never used it before, it can be quite daunting. But there is lots of help available … Continue reading

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Making a research poster!

In your university and academic career, you will be asked to make a poster about your research. It’s a challenge to make a poster in your first language, and a bigger one in a second language! There is a lot … Continue reading

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Writing your research question

If you’re writing a Master’s dissertation this year, one of your first steps is to decide on, and write, your research question, or questions. Essentially this is the question you are going to attempt to answer in your dissertation. So, … Continue reading

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Saturday is Football Day!

Are you a football fan? Do you watch the Premier League? Keep up to date with all the news, fixtures and results at the official page. Every week a sports journalist interviews a celebrity and gets their predictions for this weekend’s … Continue reading

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Referencing and citation

You probably already know how important accurate referencing and citation is when you are writing your academic essays and assignments. If you’ve just started getting ready for your Master’s dissertation, be aware that being able to reference and cite fully … Continue reading

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Starting your Master’s Dissertation

At this time of year, thousands of students are embarking on a terrifying journey…. as they start thinking about their Master’s dissertation! If you’re studying for a Master’s in the UK, you may well have to write a dissertation as … Continue reading

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TOEFL and TOEIC exam news

You may have seen the recent news about TOEFL and TOEIC exams organised by ETS, and you might be worried about what this means for you. A BBC TV programme sent undercover journalists into ETS to take exams – and … Continue reading

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