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Parent Blog: Stella - The Application Process

Parent Blog: Stella – The Application Process

Tuesday 12th June 2018

Parents The Application Process

Stella has two daughters who both have degrees, one of which progressed via A levels onto University and the second completed an Open University degree after originally completing BTEC and A level qualifications. The application process can sometimes happen without you as a parent/carer realising it.  The main reason for this is not that your son/daughter are keeping things from…

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Parent Blog: Jennie - Information Stage

Parent Blog: Jennie – Information Stage

Wednesday 25th April 2018

Parents Open Days and Information Stage

Jennie has two sons, the eldest is currently at Loughborough University, studying a sports coaching degree and the youngest son is working through his GCSEs. When your son/daughter is ready to look at next steps into further education, then the first question you need to ask is what do they want to do as a career? What interests them? This…

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Parent Blog: Lauren - Information Stage

Parent Blog: Lauren – Information Stage

Wednesday 25th April 2018

Parents Open Days and Information Stage

Lauren has four children, three of which have attended University and the fourth is considering a degree or degree apprenticeship to start in 2019.   So… your son or daughter thinks they want to go to uni…  What do you, as parent(s) need to know? The most important thing I’ve learned is that this is your young person’s experience, and…

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Parent Blog: Stella - Information Stage

Parent Blog: Stella – Information Stage

Wednesday 25th April 2018

Parents Open Days and Information Stage

Stella has two daughters who both have degrees, one of which progressed via A levels onto University and the second completed an Open University degree after originally completing BTEC and A level qualifications. When you son/daughter expresses an interest in higher education you have a responsibility to take an interest and support them.  You can do this by offering advice…

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Parent Blog: Lauren - The Benefits of Higher Education

Parent Blog: Lauren – The Benefits of Higher Education

Friday 23rd March 2018

Parents Benefits of Higher Education

Lauren has four children, three of which have attended University and the fourth is considering a degree or degree apprenticeship to start in 2019. I’ve encouraged all my children to consider a university education.  Although my husband and I didn’t follow this route immediately after we left school, I’ve gone back to university as a mature learner and I’m passionate…

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Parent Blog: Stella - The Benefits of Higher Education

Parent Blog: Stella – The Benefits of Higher Education

Friday 23rd March 2018

Parents Benefits of Higher Education

Stella has two daughters who both have degrees, one of which progressed via A levels onto University and the second completed an Open University degree after originally completing BTEC and A level qualifications. As parents, the view we adopted regarding our daughters venturing into higher education was always that the decision had to come from them.  They are the ones…

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