Why would anyone study Astronomy? I think the great, late Carl Sagan said it perfectly, "We are a way for the cosmos to know itself." It is in this that I cannot remember a time that I looked up at the night sky and was not taken aback by the sheer wonder of the cosmos.
31 August 2012 09:39 AM
Tim Oliver studied BA Politics and International Relations at the University of Hull, and is now studying a PhD there
28 August 2012 09:44 AM
Just over a decade ago, Gemma Smith decided she was going to be "the next Evelyn O’Connell". She has since graduated from Swansea University with a first class honours degree in Egyptology, and is about to start her MA in Ancient Egyptian Culture.
22 August 2012 10:42 AM
Samuel Nathan Richards studied a BSc in Astronomy at the University of Hertfordshire
21 August 2012 03:08 PM
Not everyone gets to go to university in London and Manchester. In fact, some people can end up studying in pretty far-flung places. Katherine Burch shows you how to make your own fun
20 August 2012 09:53 AM
Lawrence Shaw studied Archaeology Bsc at Bournemouth University. He explains why his degree experience was unforgettable
16 August 2012 09:21 AM
Take time out after your exams to see more of the world and learn valuable new skills
06 August 2012 12:06 PM
A career in the law is prestigious and carries an enviable salary once you have completed training. Legal careers can include a wide variety of roles, from paralegals to judges, to ushers and researchers.
02 August 2012 03:09 PM
Russ Thorne dispels some of the myths about a career in accountancy
25 July 2012 04:30 PM
Cat Clarkson studies Environmental Engineering at The University of Nottingham and has been studying engineering for the last seven years
10 July 2012 10:20 AM
The things to do - and not to do - during freshers' week
05 July 2012 09:05 AM
Russ Thorne takes a closer look at the growing popularity of the IB
12 April 2012 12:00 AM
Studying philosophy equips you with an adaptable mind and vital life skills, writes Russ Thorne
06 April 2012 01:48 PM
As a student from a middling state school approaching the end of my time in higher education, I think A-level examinations set by university lecturers could be seriously damaging for both the aspirations and the achievements of those at less successful schools.
29 March 2012 10:50 AM
According to the recent Engineering UK 2012 report the UK is going to need a few more workers with skills in science, engineering and technology over the next five to 10 years. Some two million more, in fact, based on estimates from industry skills councils, which suggests now might be a good time to consider enrolling for a science, engineering or technology (SET) degree.
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The Access Project's Shona McIntosh discusses the measures universities are taking to ensure students from poor backgrounds can continue to attend
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