Student Life

Talented students show off new art skills

Authored by Mary

The reception area at City College Plymouth received an injection of colour last week thanks to an exhibition of artwork produced by Skills Development students.

The young artists, who are aged 16 to 19, were proud to see their work on display having studied colour and painting techniques in the weekly art sessions that form a part of their Vocational Options and Employability Skills...

Winners of the Rotary Club of Plymouth Young Artist of the Year competition 2019

Authored by plymouthcollegeofart

Duru Tanir from Plymouth College and Ashlyn Watts and Isobel Battley from Devonport High School for Girls have each been awarded first prize for their respective age groups in a ceremony held at Plymouth College of Art for the Rotary Club of Plymouth’s Young Artist of the Year 2019 competition.

For the second year running, thanks goes to The Clemas Trust, as students from the Quay...

College Students Grill Restaurant Bosses

Authored by News Desk

Students from Cornwall College Saltash visited one of Plymouth’s leading steakhouse restaurants to see for themselves what it takes to run a successful business.

The level three professional chef students were given the inside track at the Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill at The Crowne Plaza Hotel in Plymouth where they quizzed bosses on the day-to-day running of the top...

How can you become a web developer with Microsoft 70-480 exam through practice tests?

Authored by Mike Page

The web development industry is the very area that’s always in the upward trend. This is due to the constant demand for web and mobile applications by organizations and individuals alike. If you want to position yourself right in this sector, then you need to up your game. It’s time to consider enhancing your skills through the Microsoft 70-480 exam. This certification test is designed for...

10 Common Mistakes in Doctoral Dissertation Writing

Authored by Mike Page

After several years of overwhelming studying, you finally become a Ph.D. student. It means that only in little time you graduate from college and university and can start your scholar career. Yet, there is left one extra responsible step to take. You have to write your doctoral thesis.

There are 10 common misleading thoughts every student has. These thoughts are able to make the...

Lidl offering children the chance to make breakfast time a better time at their school

Authored by Mary

Lidl is giving primary school children across the South West of England the chance to win £5,000 of vouchers to be spent on providing a better breakfast for their fellow pupils.

The supermarket is running the nationwide competition with its charity partner, the NSPCC, to give a boost to one school’s Breakfast Club.

To enter, all teachers need to do is get their pupils to tell...

Student accommodation in Plymouth

Authored by Sarah Parker

Why study in Plymouth?

Nicknamed as Britain's Ocean City, Plymouth not only rich in history, culture but is also packed to the brim with things to do and explore. Located on the southern coast of Devon, the beautiful waterfront city of Plymouth is home to over 263,100 individuals and is also considered to be the 30th-most populous built-up area in the United Kingdom.

Boasting...

Best Countries Around the World for Exchange Students

Authored by Mike Page

Searching for the ideal place to contemplate abroad? InterNations, the world's biggest network for individuals who dwell and work abroad, has released a new study. The organization's survey has reviewed the nations with the best personal satisfaction from 12,500 expats. Measuring the quality of life engaged in various aspects, the survey focused on security & safety, health & wellbeing...

Foreign Students Visa Extension - 3 Things You Need to Know

Authored by Mike Page

Whilst it’s inarguable that Brexit has exacerbated social divides in the UK and reinforced the animosity felt by immigrants, the government's decision to revise Theresa May’s restrictive guidelines facing students who want to stay and work in the UK after graduating have been extremely well-received.

Universities have welcomed this announcement, with new plans drawn out to offer...

Drake Circus student night returns

Authored by Mary

With a new university term upon us, the Plymouth’s leading shopping destination, Drake Circus, Plymouth is holding the ultimate student shopping event.

The Drake Circus Student Night runs from 6:30pm until 9pm on Tuesday 24th September and promises exclusive discounts of up to 25% on all your favourite brands, plus live music from local musicians Tom Baker, Louis Thorne and Joanna...