Month: September 2016


Cost of Education Deters New Students

A new poll by NotGoingToUni.co.uk has revealed that only 38 per cent of students, 700,000 of which recently received their GCSE results, will be heading on to uni. The biggest deterrent? – Cost, of course. Thirty per cent of the students said they will no longer be applying for university entrance and a third still don’t know […]

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Pizza Keeps Employees Motivated at Work

Feeling unmotivated at work – perhaps your first job is not all you thought it would be? Well, try asking your boss for pizza. That’s right; PIZZA! A new study by Psychology and Behavioural Economics Professor, Dan Ariely, has found that the biggest motivator in the workplace is actually pizza.  […]

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Students’ Top Pastimes in 2016

Students would rather cook and read than go to the pub – who knew!? New research has shown that today’s student is a social creature, preferring socialising with friends to partying. Using data from almost 60,000 18 to 24-year-olds, student discount app UNiDAYS has discovered how students spend their free time. Check it: […]

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Email Etiquette – Dos and Don’ts

How many times have you started an email with “I hope you’re well” and ended with “Best” (and your name)? Not like you actually care. And neither did the person who sent you the same etiquette in your morning mail. So why bother with the ‘niceties’? Last year, Bloomberg.com published an article that totally slated the […]

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