Category: Careers Advice

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Why you should study an Access to HE Diploma (Health)


An Access to HE Health Diploma is a stepping stone onto a university course in healthcare. It’s the perfect opportunity for those returning to education to gain new opportunities and broaden their career prospects. It gives those who didn’t get their ‘traditional’ qualifications the first time round a chance to access higher education. So here […]

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Introducing our CEO Samantha Rutter


An inspiring role model not only to the team at Open Study College but to everyone in the education industry, our CEO Samantha Rutter is helping to transform and develop the distance learning sector. Samantha took over as CEO of Open Study College in 2018 at the age of just 29! In a few years, […]

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A whole new career change for Lisa


Lisa’s story is a familiar one and shows that you don’t need to stick to the same career path for your whole life. Particularly if you are feeling unfulfilled and unsatisfied. Lisa, like many of us, embarked on a path which she started immediately after finishing school. This tends to be ingrained into us, that […]

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How to become a nurse


Nursing is one of the most rewarding careers you can do. So, it’s no wonder many people are now wanting to become a nurse. Tiring? Yes. Emotional? Of course. Rewarding? Definitely. Most nurses won’t have it any other way! Nurses are the backbone to hospitals, GP’s, clinics and hospices. They are the life and soul […]

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Can I Get to University Without A Levels?


Although A Levels are primarily for those seeking to get into university, yes it is possible to get to university without A levels and qualify for a university course. An Access to Higher Education (Access to HE) course is a flexible way of getting into university and suits those who are returning to education. What […]

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How to become a counsellor


With people talking openly about mental health on the rise, asking for help has become less taboo and counsellors are becoming more in demand. A career in counselling is the perfect path to take if you are looking for a job with more flexibility. Often, counsellors are self employed and can work for themselves. As […]

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National Careers Week – the gateway to a rewarding career


Finding a rewarding career can be challenging. Recent research suggests almost half of Brits feel stuck in an unrewarding job. Another quarter believe they don’t hold the qualifications they need for a more rewarding position. This month, National Careers Week (March 2-7) takes place. The week aims to empower positive change through careers education and […]

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