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Careers Advice , Success Stories ,

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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Careers Advice ,

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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Study Tips ,

How to recognise signs of stress

At some point in our lives, we’ve all experienced some levels of stress, whether that’s through work, school, study or home life. At times, it cannot be avoided. It’s our bodies coping mechanism and natural reaction to a situation we may feel uncomfortable in, no matter how small. We all experience stress very differently and […]

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Study Tips ,

5 Reasons to Study a Home Learning Course With Us

Is there a subject you always wished you’d studied? Maybe you want to take steps in achieving your dream career. Perhaps you want to take a course in order to get that well deserved promotion. Home learning is a convenient way of studying for everyone. It enables you to study for a recognised course or […]

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Careers Advice ,

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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News ,

Introducing our Chairman Mark Rutter

At Open Study College, we pride ourselves on having a fantastic team, all with a wealth of experience, not just in their field of expertise, but across the education sector. No more so than our founder and chairman Mark Rutter, who set up Open Study College back in 2007 alongside his daughter Samantha and close […]

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Study Tips ,

5 benefits of studying online

With the country facing a hugely uncertain time, many of us are now starting to adjust to life at home seven days a week! A number of people are unable to work and many of you will be home schooling for the first time. If you’re starting to get frustrated or looking for something to […]

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Careers Advice ,

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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News ,

COVID-19: Open Study College Student Updates

Keep up to date with the latest news on the Coronavirus and how it might affect you. Updated 10th July 2020 GCSE and A Level Students Firstly, we understand that it has been frustrating waiting for updates regarding 2020 exams, so we wanted to thank you for your patience during these difficult times. We have […]

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