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Ongoing Support Parent Blog: Jennie – Ongoing Support

Friday 14th December 2018

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. You are now at the stage where your son/daughter has started their course. I get…

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Ongoing Support Parent Blog: Stella – Ongoing Support

Friday 14th December 2018

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. One of the hardest things for any…

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Transition Parent Blog: Jennie – Transition

Friday 19th October 2018

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. Now your son/daughter has achieved their grades for the university that they have chosen as…

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Transition Parent Blog: Stella – Transition

Friday 19th October 2018

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. I open my eyes and see the…

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Student Finance Parent Blog: Stella – Student Finance Applications

Monday 23rd July 2018

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. Every parent’s nightmare is what to do…

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The Application Process Parent Blog: Lauren – The Application Process

Monday 18th June 2018

Lauren has four children, three of which have attended University and the fourth is considering a degree or degree apprenticeship to start in 2019. The application stage can seem quite complicated but don’t worry because there will be plenty of…

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The Application Process Parent Blog: Jennie – The Application Process

Tuesday 12th June 2018

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. Once your son/daughter has narrowed it down to the place they want to study, then…

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The Application Process Parent Blog: Stella – The Application Process

Tuesday 12th June 2018

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…

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Open Days and Information Stage Parent Blog: Jennie – Information Stage

Wednesday 25th April 2018

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…

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Open Days and Information Stage Parent Blog: Lauren – Information Stage

Wednesday 25th April 2018

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,…

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Open Days and Information Stage Parent Blog: Stella – Information Stage

Wednesday 25th April 2018

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…

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Benefits of Higher Education Parent Blog: Lauren – The Benefits of Higher Education

Friday 23rd March 2018

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…

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Benefits of Higher Education Parent Blog: Stella – The Benefits of Higher Education

Friday 23rd March 2018

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…

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Benefits of Higher Education Parent Blog: Jennie – The Benefits of Higher Education

Friday 23rd March 2018

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. In my experience I have found that without a degree it has made job prospects…

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