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Why being a teaching assistant is so rewarding


Having a job that is both fulfilling and rewarding is important. If you are looking at getting into a job that is rewarding, consider becoming a teaching assistant. Despite the sometimes chaotic work environment and pressure from parents and colleagues, a teaching assistant role can be one of the most rewarding careers available. You can become part […]

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Closing the gender gap in adult learning: International men's day


This International Men’s Day, men are being urged to engage in adult learning for career development and wellbeing, as figures show they are failing to fully take advantage of these opportunities. Women have a ‘significantly higher participation rate than men’ across all forms of adult learning, according to research by the Department for Education. While 39% […]

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World Vegan Day: Being Vegan – OSC's Jazz tells us how it is


Becoming vegan has become very popular over recent years. With more and more people becoming aware of the impact of the meat and dairy industry on not only the animals, but the environment. On World Vegan day we wanted to spread awareness of the vegan lifestyle! We spoke to Academic Development Manager Jazz about all […]

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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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Open Study College's Ultimate Guide to Surviving Freshers Week


First of all, congratulations on getting your place at university. You’re about to embark on some of the best years of your life! But, before anything else, you have to get through freshers week. Freshers week is a scary but exciting time. It’s the perfect chance to meet likeminded students, try new things, maybe join […]

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5 Tips on how to Study Whilst Travelling The World


Travel and study work perfectly alongside one another. Whether you have got the travelling bug and need to be on the move all the time, or you’re travelling and fancy studying for a course, distance learning means you can definitely do both! Here are our top tips on how to study for your course whilst […]

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6 Signs Attending College or Sixth Form isn't for You


If the thought of attending a college or sixth form makes you feel anxious, then it might not be the right path for you… and that’s okay! Whether you’re looking to take your A Levels straight after your GCSE’s or you want to take a step back into education, there are alternative ways of getting […]

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9 Tips on How to Balance Study With Everyday Life


People often take a distance learning course at Open Study College because physically going to a college or centre to study does not suit their lifestyle! Whether you’re juggling study and children or working your full time job whilst learning a new skill, distance learning is ideal. However, the thought of balancing study with your […]

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Full Tutor Support: How Distance Learning Doesn’t Mean You’re On Your Own


One of the myths about distance learning that should be completely busted is the myth about being entirely on your own. Many people think that if you are taking a distance learning course, it means that you are on your own to study. This is definitely not the case, particularly with Open Study College. Your […]

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11 Reasons to Study Online with Open Study College


Studying online is becoming more and more popular and there are so many benefits to this! From balancing study and work to choosing your study environment, there are so many reasons why you should enrol on an online course. We have come up with 11 reasons as to why you should study online! 1 – […]

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