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Oxford Learning College Blog

Welcome to the Oxford Learning College blog. Here we’ll be providing all the latest news, tips and information from the world of education to aid your distance learning.

A-Level Results Day – What to Expect

With A-Level Results Day less than a month away, Thursday 22nd August 2019, you may be starting to worry about what the whole day...

​Top 10 Study Habits of Successful Learners

Successful students have good study habits. They apply these to all their subjects (whether they are A-Levels or Diplomas) when studying and find them...

The most Productive way to Spend your Summer

Summer is here, you’ve done the hard part, got through the academic year, sat your examinations and survived! So, what do you have planned?...

What if I have Failed my Examinations?!

With the examination period coming to an end, you may have finally finished all your exams or just have one or two left to...

How can I get into University?

So, if you’re desperate to get into university and start your studying journey to gain a Degree, you might be wondering if the only...

Exam Stress – Calming your Nerves before Exams

The exam season is now upon us. This can be extremely stressful for many students and it is normal and common to feel anxious...

Totum Card (Previously NUS Extra) – Have you got yours?

Previously known as NUS Extra, Totum is the new student discount card to have and what’s more, it’s now available directly through Oxford Learning...

#MentalHealthAwareness Week

This #MentalHealthAwareness Week, we’re looking at how common Mental Health issues really are in the UK. Did you know that as many as 1...

What makes a good CV?

  Most recruiters ask for a CV when advertising jobs. These are either emailed to the employer or handed to them in person, it’s...

Top Revision Tips

At this time of year, thousands of students across the country start to panic about their upcoming exams. Whether you are studying GCSEs, A...

Want to Learn but on a Low Income?

Sometimes when you’re on a low income, it can feel like you are trapped in a catch 22 situation, you want to improve your...

Did you know you can get Grants for Studying?

So, when you think of learning a new skill or gaining a new qualification, your initial thoughts might be about the cost of doing...

How Studying a Short Course can help your Career

What is a Short Course? A Short Course is a course you can complete quickly and easily as and when you have time. They...

Environmental Science and Climate Change

Unless you’ve been avidly avoiding all forms of media lately, you have no doubt heard a lot about climate change in the news. There...

Continuing Professional Development

Do you know how important Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is? CPD is highly valued by employers and is often the route to a promotion...

The Cost of Online Education

The preferential cost of online education has to be one of the first things that comes to mind when making the decision about getting...

Why Study Accredited Level 3 Diplomas

If you’re thinking of applying for University, you may think your only option for studying a Degree course is doing A Levels, but this...

Paying for Courses by Instalment Plans

Paying for Courses by Instalment Plans Getting Qualifications Needn’t Break the Bank, when Paying with Instalment Plans. It’s no secret that education and qualifications...