Whether you’re considering further study to upskill, climb the corporate ladder or even completely change careers, attending Martin’s Q&A Night is a great first step. You may think you’ve got all the info you need online, but there’s a lot more you can gather from just a few hours at the campus chatting to staff members whose number one priority is your future career.
Studying a degree or diploma course alongside full-time work commitments will undoubtedly require some discipline. Some people are naturally capable of self-directed studies. When it’s necessary, they are able to concentrate, overcome distractions and get their tasks completed in the allotted period of time.
The majority of us, however, are not naturally capable. (more…)
Let’s face it – studies and healthy eating don’t always go hand-in-hand. And while eating takeaway washed down with soft drink or beer may not do too much harm in the short-term, over time it is likely to catch up with you, and you may start to feel the urge to spring clean your body through some ‘clean eating’. (more…)
The final years of high school can be exciting as well as enormously challenging. We know it can be tough to stay positive, particularly when you’re not quite sure what career path you want to pursue. (more…)
We don’t all learn and remember in the same ways and you can search online for a number of study tips that might suit your needs and learning style. Many people have found the technique called “mind mapping” helpful. It may mimic elements of the brain’s natural wiring system, which could be why mind mapping can be so helpful for taking notes. (more…)
When it comes to studying, you need to have your brain fully on board! To this end you need to take in some good ‘brain food’ to keep yourself on track. The trouble is many students might feel they do not have time to prepare and cook healthy food, and opt instead for takeaway in the form of hamburgers, chips and fried chicken. While these foods are fine to have sometimes, the rest of the time your brain needs regular amounts of beneficial nutrients to be at its best and to help you achieve well in your studies. (more…)
Making a decision on subject and course choices can seem like a daunting exercise when you’re preparing to finish high school. Not everyone has a clear idea on the path they want to take at that stage. It can be helpful to seek advice and do as much research as possible on options that appeal to you. Take time to figure out what you want to do, identify the options available, and consider the importance of career markets when making a decision. (more…)
Why should you attend Open Day? Attending an Open Day could be a great way to get organised and ready before the course begins. If you’re an intending student, you shouldn’t miss out on attending a university or college Open Day. Open Days provide excellent opportunities for you to get to know the institution, explore the campus, make some new friends, and get a general feel for the place. After attending Open Day, you might find that you’re more confident and better prepared for your course. (more…)