The Blog

Month: December 2017

Everything you need to know about studying Higher Education at Oldham College

Wednesday, December 20th, 2017

So you’ve got your Level 3 qualification from Oldham College. What’s next?   If you’ve completed you’re A levels, a BTEC Award, NVQ, Certificate, Diploma or similar at level 3, you could go on to study your Higher Education.   But did you also know that you could study this university-level qualification at college? Higher [Read more…]

Career Guide: Nursing

Wednesday, December 20th, 2017

Welcome to the latest guide in our series about health and social care careers. Make sure you check out our other guides here: What you can do with your Health and Social Care qualification Healthcare Careers: Medical Research and Development   Whether you already have a Health and Social care qualification, or are thinking about [Read more…]

Why you should volunteer with your former college and ways to do it

Wednesday, December 20th, 2017

Want that warm, fuzzy feeling that only comes from helping others? We’ve got lots of opportunities, both big and small, for you to get involved with your former college –but did you know that helping out could benefit you too?   Aside from getting that warm, fuzzy feeling, read on to discover the different ways [Read more…]

How to job-hunt over the holiday period

Wednesday, December 20th, 2017

If you’ve just thought “I’ll look for a job in the new year,” then it’s time to rethink your strategy. The new year may symbolise fresh starts, but it can put you at a great advantage to start your job hunting before the holiday period.   Here’s what you need to know about finding employment [Read more…]

Dos and don’ts of coping with exam stress

Wednesday, December 20th, 2017

Revising for your exams can be a stressful time. For a few weeks every winter and summer students across the UK find themselves in the midst of exam season and many are feeling the pressure.   High stress levels can negatively affect your performance, so it’s important to make your state-of-mind a priority.   If [Read more…]