Work experience – where do i start?
Dr Banuka Maheswaran tells us her story… Growing up in Hounslow as a 16 year old student at the Heathland School, thinking about medicine as a career, I had no idea where to start. I had no family members in medicine and I was the first in my family to go to university. The whole…
Is university your only chance of success?
The rise of apprenticeships It seems as if schools frequently teach kids that university is the only way to become successful in life. We tend to see every step in a child’s education as a step towards a university education or test whether they ‘have what it takes’ to study at this level. While going…
Guide to exam stress: how to gain calmness
Help with stress management Stress may seem simple. It happens so often and sometimes feels as if it is always there, ready to jump out at you at any second! Being stressed all the time may have made you think that feeling like that constantly is entirely natural. However, whilst stress is a normal part…