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A day in the life of a Nurse in A&E

Naomi, aged 27 is a Sister in an A&E department at a hospital in Redditch. From broken bones to life-threatening emergencies such as cardiac arrests and strokes, she can deal with a lot in a day! Tiring but rewarding, she wouldn’t have it any other way! There is never a dull day in the A&E […]

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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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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 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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What is Access to HE? Find out more about our qualification…

If you’re feeling confused about Access to HE Diplomas, we have all the information you need to help you understand the qualification!   What is Access to HE? Access to HE is a widely recognised qualification that provides a route to university. Regardless of whether you are returning to education after a few years or […]

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Our floristry course is a second chance for student Hannah

Studying during compulsory school years doesn’t work out for everyone, but that doesn’t have to be the end of learning. No matter how many years have passed since you were last in education, a course with Open Study College enables you to improve your future prospects and opens up opportunities. With a range of courses […]

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How a psychology course helps Aneta in the healthcare sector

Aneta is originally from Poland, where she achieved a bachelor’s degree in special education. She has spent the past 15 years working in the healthcare sector and has studied many related subjects since coming to the UK, including Adult and Social Care, End of Life Care, as well as courses to train others in first […]

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