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Eden Project

The Eden Project is an iconic environmental project in the UK. It has three main areas devoted to different types of plant found around the world; The Rainforest Biome, The Mediterranean Biome and the Outdoor Biome. The site includes the world's largest greenhouse. Much of the project, including both greenhouses, is av...14:47 Wed 02nd Jun 2010

Oxford University Press

Oxford University Press (OUP) is now one of the largest publishers in the UK, and the largest university press in the world. It publishes in a variety of different languages, for all levels, and across virtually the whole range of academic disciplines. The OUP is based at Oxford University in the UK but it also has ope...13:47 Wed 02nd Jun 2010

Benjamin Franklin House

Benjamin Franklin House in the heart of London is a heritage 'gem.' The world's only remaining home of Benjamin Franklin was opened to the public for the first time on 17 January 2006, Ben Franklin's 300th birthday, as a dynamic museum and educational facility, encompassing a historical experience, a student science ce...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010

Endsleigh Insurance

Endsleigh Insurance are synonymous with student insurance and the company has grown over the years to cover much more. Endsligh are the UK’s number one student insurance company having provided student cover it for 40 years. In addition, the company is the only provider approved by the National Union of Students....16:37 Mon 24th May 2010

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Jobseekers Benefit From A Second Language

Many of us have found ourselves sitting in an office reception with three or four other people waiting for the nod to go in for an important job interview. However, how many us of have sat there and realised that although all the people in the room are probably similarly qualified as you are but that one of them has go...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010

How To Combine A Career And Higher Education

Once upon a time it used to be you finished education, you found a job you were willing to put up with and waited it out until retirement. This model is of course, completely unworkable in the modern world. The world itself is changing into one where it is unacceptable to be standing still, with the rush of technology ...16:37 Mon 24th May 2010

Employability Is Not All About A Degree

The employability of a candidate does not rest entirely on their degree, according to the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC). While the REC does not necessarily advocate by-passing formal education, it is urging secondary school pupils to broaden their skills set beyond their undergraduate qualifications. ...16:36 Mon 24th May 2010

Students Targeted By Thieves

Students should ensure that their personal items are insured under the contract of their house insurance, warn experts. Research by a well known insurance firm has shown that student theft is a rapidly growing phenomenon with stealing on campuses across the country costing £126 million a year. Nearly half of al...16:36 Mon 24th May 2010

Students 'Conned' By Free Gifts From Banks

Every year thousands of fresh faced young people arrive at university with a sense of achievement, nerves and excitement. For many it is often the first time they have been away from home for more than a couple of weeks and it can be daunting to think you are now your own keeper. The years of preparation to get here ha...16:36 Mon 24th May 2010

University 'Waste Of Money And Time' For One In Four

We all want the best for our kids and that includes a good education. However, it seems many young people do not see the value of going to University and would rather get a job and earn some money instead. Close to a quarter of young Britons consider it a waste of time and money to go to university, it has been reveal...16:36 Mon 24th May 2010

Children Given Financial Education

The reality as of the early 21st century is that in the UK (and probably elsewhere) the current young generation risks being in the unenviable position of growing up poorer than the previous generation. This is a bitter pill to swallow and could mean relying on parents for support for longer and a bleak retirement. Pa...16:36 Mon 24th May 2010

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