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A Level results day 2021

A Level results day is a huge day in the academic calendar for many students across the country. This year, even more so. People waiting for their A Level results in 2021 have had a lot to think about alongside their studies. From the worries of Coronavirus to the numerous lockdowns restricting our normal way of life and […]

GCSE results day 2021 - what next?

It’s been a strange year for GCSE students, particularly those students waiting for GCSE results day this summer. Students have had to battle with lockdowns, changes to exams, and isolation periods throughout the academic year. This, combined with the social and economic impacts of the pandemic, has resulted in many students reconsidering their plans since […]

Why choose an online hair and beauty course?

As the UK economy begins its long road to recovery, one industry guaranteed to be booming is hair and beauty. During the last year here at OSC, we have noticed more and more students choosing to study an online hair and beauty course in preparation for the inevitable surge in demand when restrictions are eased. […]

Learning at work week 2021

Learning at work week 2021 is here, and this year’s theme is ‘made for learning’, which focuses on our capacity to learn and become lifelong learners. As an education provider, this is something we are extremely passionate about and we’ve currently got a number of our own team members studying OSC distance learning courses! The […]

How to write the perfect CV

Find out how to write the perfect CV with advice from a recruitment expert, including why you need a personal statement, how to list your experience and whether you should include your hobbies and interests.

Online hair courses: everything you need to know

Thinking of studying an online hair course, but aren’t sure whether it’s the right path for you? Read on to find out everything you need to know about our range of distance learning hair courses. Who are online hair courses for? Whether you’re a beginner just starting out in your career or an experienced stylist […]

Our top interview tips employers will love

Everyone has had or will have an interview at some point in their life. Therefore, everyone has needed or will need some interview tips, too. There are often myths flying around about certain things to do or what not to do in an interview. Some say to dress formally, others say don’t. Some say ask […]

5 top tips to keep in mind when changing your career

Changing your career, or even making any change, can be quite daunting at first, particularly if it’s something you’ve been looking to do for a while. With the current climate, some careers in industries such as events and hospitality are under threat and it might be time to start considering changing your career path. Rebecca […]

Closing the digital skills gap

It’s been recently reported that the UK is heading towards a ‘digital skills shortage disaster’, which could also delay our economic recovery from COVID-19.  This means that there is a huge demand for employees with digital skills, however, many employers are struggling to find people with the skills they need, and a recent report shows that it begins at school.  The tech and IT industry   The Learning & Work Institute has found that the number of […]

6 Reasons why kids should be learning code

Code is a scary concept to many people and lots shy away from it. However, in the world we live in today, it’s actually one of the most important languages. Computers and technology are everywhere and those creators behind it know code. Think about how many apps you have on your phone or the different […]

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