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"It’s never too late to follow your passions" - law student Adam tells us about his journey!

Hi, I am Adam, 27, from Gloucester, England and I wanted to take a few minutes to talk about my time studying Law at the University of Essex Online. At my age I am considered a mature student and the first thing I want to say is it’s never too late to follow your passions. I have always had a….

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Annika McDonald 12th Oct 2018

Business tutor David James shares his tips on developing coping strategies

The leaves are starting to fall and the weather is getting cooler, so it must be time for the October installment from our guest blogger and business tutor David James. In this vlog he shares his tips on how you can discover and develop your own coping strategies:      David will be returning with another vlog in November! Want….

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Annika McDonald 05th Oct 2018

Six short courses you can start next month

With less than three months until Christmas, it’s easy to feel like the year is getting away from you – like time is running out. But there’s still plenty of time to embark on a new adventure this year. If you’re looking for something to dedicate some time to, now the nights are getting longer and being outdoors is less….

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Becky Ladley 28th Sep 2018

Spotlight on.....Infection Control

Infection control is one of the key priorities for hospital staff, environmental health officers and healthcare professionals throughout the world. The demand for Infection Control courses has increased in recent years due to multi resistant organisms and contagious illness outbreaks such as MRSA, swine flu and Ebola highlighting the need for more effective infection control. What is it? Our MSc Infection Control online….

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Annika McDonald 21st Sep 2018

How can an online degree help you prepare for resettlement?

If you were going on an exercise, would you leave base without a briefing and checking your kit? Of course not! So if you’re thinking of leaving the armed forces, make sure you prepare yourself the best way you can: by adding valuable qualifications to your CV with funding support from the MoD.   Why study an online degree? Online….

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Becky Ladley 14th Sep 2018

Discovering the lifelong benefits you can embrace from your Journal Entries

It’s time for the second instalment from our guest blogger and business tutor David James. In this blog he looks at the importance of your Journal Entries and the benefits you can gain from them:   Hi Everyone, As September arrives and we head towards the end of the year, each of us has an opportunity to finish 2018 on….

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Annika McDonald 07th Sep 2018

Our amazing 2018 students share their stories!

From refugee camps in Nigeria and hospitals in Sudan to the boardroom in Scarborough, our students have been making an impact in the world and they love to tell us their stories. Though hard work and study with us their lives have been changing for the better. So sit back and take a look at some of the amazing things….

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Annika McDonald 31st Aug 2018

Introducing our Master of Education (M.Ed.) with Dr Desma Brown

Let’s take a closer look at one of our brand-new programmes starting in September 2018 – our Master of Education (M.Ed.). With this course you’ll have the opportunity to learn to teach in new ways, beyond traditional UK higher education, while also sharing best practices and developing your knowledge alongside peers and fellow education professionals. And best of all, this….

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Annika McDonald 24th Aug 2018

Our incredible end of academic year results

It’s hard to believe it’s already August! Another academic year has come and gone, and it’s been a pretty amazing one. We wanted to share with you some of the incredible things that have happened for us over the past 12 months.   Our highlights    Our students In the academic year 2017/18, we had 2007 students studying with….

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Becky Ladley 17th Aug 2018

Our refreshed MBA for 2018-19

We’re excited to announce some changes to our MBA for the 2018-19 academic year. These changes will ensure our students experience an academically rigorous MBA, tailored to the needs of industry, whilst aligning the programme to the AMBA standards.   Director’s Workshops Our brand new module, Director’s Workshops, brings industry leaders and outstanding speakers before our entire MBA student population….

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Becky Ladley 15th Aug 2018