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Is it time for a new challenge?


Say goodbye to clock watching! Here’s why 2020 may be the perfect time for you to take on a new challenge and make that change, as well as some top tips to support you on your journey. Are you one of the thousands of people out the work door at 5.01 pm? Maybe you’ve spent […]

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Why having a job for life is becoming a thing of the past


Not so long ago having a job for life was considered a great achievement. Many people worked their whole life in one company, celebrating decades of loyalty to a business on retirement. But a new survey of 2,000 UK workers has revealed a job for life is no more! In fact, our research found the […]

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World Kindness Day – Our team's stories


Kindness is very important to the culture here at Open Study College. We thrive on helping others, whether it’s helping a student to find the right course for them, working as a team to help each other with a task, or helping a stranger in the street. In honour of World Kindness Day, we thought […]

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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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Choosing to study bookkeeping: Rebecca is breaking typical stereotypes


When you think of a bookkeeper, what comes to mind? If it’s a meek, middle-aged person with a lack of personality, you’re probably not alone! In truth people of all ages, backgrounds and characters study bookkeeping; including 22-year-old Rebecca, who works in her family business and is enrolled on our AAT Bookkeeping Levels 1, 2 […]

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How Marc scored a career in football at 40!


In today’s society it’s common for people to have a second or even third career, as their interests and passions in life change. A career in football, for example, may seem like the dream, but being able to quit your job in order to retrain is a luxury not available to many. So what’s the […]

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Meet Open Study College Tutor Dr Ben Williams


Just because distance learning doesn’t require students to attend classes doesn’t mean they don’t have help from tutors. All students who enrol with us will be allocated an Open Study College tutor, who is available for unlimited help and support by email for the duration of the course. Dr Ben Williams is an Open Study […]

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Expand your SEN knowledge with a course like student Kyra


Ensuring you have as much knowledge in the job role you are working in and enrolling on a course can be the difference between just a job and excelling in your career! If you’re a teaching assistant like student Kyra, gaining extra knowledge in SEN can really make a difference in a child’s life! When […]

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How to become a Teaching Assistant – start a new career like student Sue


Open Study College student Sue realised working with children was her dream career path. After seeing a teaching assistant role open up at the local school, she found the motivation to enrol onto a course and succeed in getting the job she wanted! Whether you have moved to another country with different education systems or […]

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If your Sixth Form doesn't offer the courses you want – Study an A Level through distance learning


Many of us have been in a situation that has us completely torn. For our student Josh it was fairly simple. He wanted to do A level politics… and he was going to study it no matter what! His local sixth form college had pretty much everything he needed…apart from one of the subjects he […]

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