Naming your educational institutions

Naming your educational institutions

Who you talk to, what part of England you are from, and your role or status in it will affect your view of the English education system. Even the names for different stages through the school system vary. In the Midlands, we generally name the steps: Nursery School,...
Enjoying Team Sports @ a UK University

Enjoying Team Sports @ a UK University

You are part way through a new term at University. You might be one of the elite sportspeople heading for a professional career—more likely you are not! Good (but not elite) sports You enjoy your sport and put in lots of effort, training and competing, but you have no...
University Societies & Clubs

University Societies & Clubs

The 2021 University term starts next month for the vast majority of UK universities. Most of them start with their ‘Welcome Week’ or ‘Freshers Week’ for new students before the term begins properly. The joys of the welcome week await all of the...
University Hoodies for 2021/22

University Hoodies for 2021/22

What might we expect? Looking back Students across the UK are looking forward to the 2021/22 academic year—maybe like no one has looked forward to the start of a university year before. The academic year just coming to an end 2020/21 has been unique. Many, if not...