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Special Days to Celebrate

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All year long we have special days to celebrate whether it’s an historic event or simply an appreciation day, sometimes we are all that busy that we don’t even stop to think of them.  From the 25th August through to October we are celebrating some of these and we are inviting you to join us… Read more »

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Waxing, Facial and Eye Treatments Courses

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Budding beauticians can learn how to bestow aesthetic treatments on others during a session lasting from 10am to 5pm. We have a choice of 2 courses available with limited number of spaces left. With a huge discount of 85%  Choose from the following full-day course options: • £29 for a waxing course – 22 August… Read more »

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What is the legacy of the Education Act, 70 years on?

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This year marks the 70th anniversary of the 1994 Education Act.  Commonly known as the Butler Act, after the Education Secretary who pioneered its progress through parliament, the act introduced the 11+ exam leading to grammar, secondary modern or technical school education for children.  But what is its legacy today?   In March 1943, Rab… Read more »

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50 books for students to read this summer: From Ernest Hemingway to Gillian Flynn

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Whether you need a 500-page novel that’s going to jolt your brain back into gear before lectures begin, or some short stories for the beach: this list of old and new works will keep you entertained over the holidays.   1. The Art Of Fielding by Chad Harbach Although a book about baseball sounds like it might… Read more »

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The 20th Commonwealth Games Starts Today in Glasglow

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The 20th Commonwealth Games starts today in Glasgow.   Athletes representing 71 teams will be battling for medals in the following sports Athletics Badminton Bowls Boxing Cycling Diving Gymnastics Hockey Judo Netball Rugby Sevens Shooting Squash Swimming Table Tennis Triathlon Weightlifting Wrestling   What they all have in common is that they have coaches and other… Read more »

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Top 10 Foods To Improve Your Learning

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There are many revision tips and techniques that students are recommended to help them achieve better grades, however, improving your learning and study success can start with something as simple as your diet. Here we will take a look at the top 10 ‘brain foods’ which have been scientifically proven to help brain function, focus,… Read more »

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Five Famous Distance Learning Users

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Pop Culture Distance Learning Many years ago the idea of a phone without a cord and with the ability to make you contactable from pretty much any place on Earth – except my living room apparently – would have been both unfathomable and unfashionable, as early 90’s pop-culture can readily attest. Skinny jeans and streamlined… Read more »

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Top 10 Most Amazing Jobs In The World

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Here is a list of 10 of the most amazing, and at times, bizarre job roles in the world. Although there aren’t many opportunities for people to bag these wonderful jobs, someone has to do it! 10. Water slide Tester First Choice employed one lucky graduate in the amazing role of Waterslide Tester. This involves traveling… Read more »

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