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Free Business Plan: Restaurant

Free Business Plan: Restaurant

| October 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

  1.  EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The following document is a plan of my intended business: Enilson’s Café, a coffee shop situated in Ealing Broadway. The intended premise is a 65 square foot commercial property situated on the high street. The premise would be designed in a coffee shop format, with a counter serving various items, and […]

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Where Are the Most Expensive Places to Go to University?

| October 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

When it comes to choosing a university, it is no longer simply a matter of seeing which school offers the best course for the career path a student wishes to follow.  In today’s economic climate, with rising tuition fees and the high cost of living, financial considerations must be taken into account before any decision […]

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What Support is Offered by Universities?

| October 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

Universities provide a network of support services to students. These include help with finances, assistance and guidance for students with disabilities, and pastoral care through counselling. Check your university’s website for information or go and talk to your student support service to explore your options in the first instance.

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Understanding and Meeting the Needs of ESL Students

| October 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

Anyone who has been on holiday to a foreign country and doesn’t speak, or barely speaks the language, will know how daunting it can be for students coming to the UK who speak English as a second language (ESL).  As a teacher, if you have ESL students on your course, it is important to understand […]

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Top Five Tips for Essay and Dissertation Writing

| October 17, 2011 | 6 Comments

You have done all the research and hard work, and formed your ideas and theories – now all you need to do is put it all on paper.  Though on the surface this might seem like the easiest part of the process, for many actually writing their essay or dissertation can be more difficult than […]

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Tips for Parents With Children in Further Education

| October 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

When your child is considering whether or not to go into further education, you are bound to want some answers to a range of questions, especially if you have little or no experience of it yourself.

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The issues of plagiarism in the UK compared with other Countries

| October 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

Plagiarism has always been an issue in universities but with the widespread use of the internet it has become even more common, as students are can find materials they would not have had access to before.  Before the days of the internet, most students studied from the same textbooks, which lecturers were also familiar with, […]

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The Different Styles of Essay Writing Between US and UK Students

| October 17, 2011 | 1 Comment

UK Essay Styles Students follow a straightforward format when writing essays. Basically, you start with the ‘Introduction’, then write the ‘Main Body’ of the text, and finally add the ‘Conclusion’. Each of these sections has a different function. You name and briefly describe the main points you’re going to cover. Often you’ll also relate how […]

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The Advantages of Joining University Groups

| October 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

University life opens a up a whole new range of experiences, and though you may be leaving friends and family behind for a while, you’ll have opportunities to meet people from all over the world, as well as students from your own country.

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Teaching ESL Students

| October 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

In any teaching situation it is important to know which of your students have English as a second language (ESL), otherwise it’s easy to misunderstand someone’s circumstances. Teaching ESL students requires that you know what level they have reached in their English studies, so you will know what you can expect from them in a […]

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Support Available to International ESL Students

| October 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

Adapting to a new country far away from family and friends can be a nerve-wracking experience especially if you are an international ESL student. Although you will have a fair or good knowledge of working English, both written and oral, you are likely to need help with the ins and outs of life abroad.

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Student Tuition and Debt

Student Tuition and Debt

| October 17, 2011 | 1 Comment

University tuition fees are on the increase, and many students are finding it increasingly difficult to afford Higher Education. Student fees and indebtedness are rarely out of the news these days, and it is a fact of life that most young people in the UK today find that the only way to get through university […]

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Students Battle With the Cost of Living

| October 17, 2011 | 2 Comments

Anyone who thought that being a student somehow insulated a person from the economic woes that the rest of the population is currently experiencing needs to think again; the cost of living for students in the UK has risen dramatically by 34% since 2004.  According to a study published by Family Investments, the average cost […]

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Preferred methods of testing – exams or essays?

| October 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

In order to judge a student’s performance, institutions perform a series of tests including coursework, exams and presentations throughout the academic year.  However, it is becoming more and more common for lecturers and teaching staff to recognise that not all students respond to the same forms of testing.  Therefore, gradually a shift is being made, […]

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Manage your Finances at University

| October 17, 2011 | 1 Comment

Course fees, reading material, accommodation, food – all of these are expenses that you must consider when heading off to university. Unfortunately, the cost of all of these things is increasing all the time. Planning for and managing these costs and expenses can seem overwhelming at times.

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Social Sciences Dissertation Topics: Criminology and Crime

Social Sciences Dissertation Topics: Criminology and Crime

| October 17, 2011 | 24 Comments

WritePass: Social Sciences Dissertation Topics 1. Introduction to Criminology Dissertations This guide gives you some ideas for dissertation titles. Criminology covers many areas, so there should be plenty to whet your appetite here.   Social Sciences Dissertation Topics including Criminology dissertations typically take one of two forms, focusing either upon collecting and analyzing primary data […]

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Strategic Management Ansoff Matrix

Strategic Management Ansoff Matrix

| October 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

  1. INTRODUCTION Corporate strategic decisions are usually based on the methods through which an organization could leverage its existing competitive advantage in promoting value and ensuring growth (Lynch, 2009), while sustainable competitive advantage depends largely on how well a company performs these actions (Porter, 2008). The need for companies to grow and expand has […]

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How to Write a First Class Dissertation

| October 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

Writing your dissertation is a major task and it is one of the most important documents you will ever write. It gives final proof that you have earned your degree. Your dissertation should demonstrate knowledge of the subject matter, effectively communicate the results of research, and show your ability to use research methods successfully.

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Education in the UK Compared to Other Countries – India, China, Nigeria.

| October 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

The education system in the UK is split into three sectors, primary, secondary and tertiary, or higher, funded by government. Primary and secondary school is compulsory, then you may move on, depending on your examination results, to further education (FE), normally colleges or specialist institutions, or higher education (HE), where subjects are mostly provided by […]

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Cheap Ways to Contact Home When you are a Student From Overseas

| October 16, 2011 | 2 Comments

Staying in touch with family and friends when you are a long way from home is as important as getting to know all the new people you meet when you start your student life. The speedy rise of social networking and communication through the internet has transformed the way you can keep in contact with loved ones, even if they are on the other side of the world.

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