What To Do When You Hate Your Course

You spent time choosing the perfect university course in the perfect city. At least you thought you had. Now you find you absolutely hate your course and want out. The degree isn’t everything you expected. The lecturers aren’t stimulating enough or don’t deliver the course material that well. You just don’t feel like you fit Read More …

Why I Chose Distance Learning for My Second Degree

When I decided I wanted to do a second degree, I knew that I had to choose something that would fit around my current life. This wasn’t about me fitting in with studying, but supporting a family while I improved my education. I also needed a degree that I would be able to afford, since Read More …

Why I Chose Full-Time Study for My First Degree

I shared my reasons for going to Aston University for my first degree a few years ago. When I did this, I chose to do full-time study. It’s certainly not the only option for studying. In fact, you could opt for a part-time course, distance learning, or night school. But I chose full-time, as do Read More …

How I Manage My Time as an Online Student

For the last few years I’ve been an online student. All my courses have been done through distance learning, and it’s been great. I’ve worked on subjects that I would never have done at a fulltime university. But there is a major issue for an online student. Time management. I know I’ve shared tips about Read More …

Why I Chose Distance Learning for Studying the Second Time

There are three ways to study: full-time, part-time, and distance learning. The first time I went to university I chose to do it through full-time study. Well, more like that choice was made for me. When I went to university the second time, I chose distance learning. Why did I pick that? Well, I have Read More …

Thinking About Taking a Sandwich Course? Here’s Why You Should

Are you thinking about taking a sandwich course at university? This is a course that involves taking a year out of study between your penultimate and final year. You will go into a workplace that links to the degree that you’re doing, and can be a great way to find out the type of roles Read More …

Top 5 Tips to Pick Your Dream University Course

When you hit your last year of high school, you have one thought on your mind: what do you do next year? It’s time for university, but do you really know what you want to do? This is the time to earnestly look at all your options and make all your applications. It’s difficult. At Read More …

Why Distance Learning Is So Hard

I chose distance learning because it suited my situation at the time. In fact, it still suits my situation. I can study when I have the chance to around my work and can still raise my daughter at home. However, distance learning is so hard! I didn’t appreciate just how hard it was during my Read More …

The Skills You Need to Study Through Distance Learning

Distance learning is one option for taking a degree. This isn’t an option for everyone because they do not have the basic skills needed to study at home and on their own. Before I decided that the Open University was for me, I had to go through the type of learning the distance learning course Read More …

Distance Learning Online Courses: The Pros and Cons

There are different methods to learn and study and distance learning online courses are just one. The question is whether this is the right form of studying for you. There are many pros and cons to this form of study and it takes a certain type of person. I opted for distance learning and started Read More …