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Spotlight on… Master of Public Health

Earlier this year we launched our Master of Public Health (MPH) and with the first start date rapidly approaching, we’ve decided to dedicate this week’s blog post to giving you more information about this exciting new course. Read on to discover more about this far-reaching and global topic…   What is it? Public Health is defined as “the science and….

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Caroline Bluemel 11th Sep 2015

Managing your time

Making the most of your time is a part of life; almost everyone at some stage needs to juggle family, work and a social life. But what happens when you throw part-time study into the mix? We’ve got some handy tips for finding more time in your week…   Tips and tricks Make use of your commute: Whether you’re on the….

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Caroline Bluemel 05th Sep 2015

Spotlight on…Student support

Despite the headlines that more and more UK students are dissatisfied with the level of student support they receive1, here at University of Essex Online we received our highest-ever National Student Survey result in 2015. So what is it that sets us apart from other universities? Here’s how we are providing our students with greater help and thus a higher-quality….

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Caroline Bluemel 28th Aug 2015

The logistics of studying while working in the military

Overcoming everyday obstacles like family and work obligations to commit to online study isn’t easy, and it only gets harder when you work in the military. Working in the services, a student could be transferred to another location at any time or even deployed to a warzone and still have all the usual deadlines and reading to complete. So how….

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Caroline Bluemel 21st Aug 2015

15 foolproof tips for writing a great assignment

If you’re the kind of person that only has to hear the word “assignment” and immediately has flashbacks to stuffy classrooms, ticking clocks and staring a blank page for hours….DON’T PANIC. Our 15 foolproof tips for writing a great assignment will guide you to success.   Before you start… 1. Do your reading Your course or module will have a….

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Caroline Bluemel 15th Aug 2015

News: University of Essex Online ranked one of the top higher education providers in England for student satisfaction

The National Student Survey (NSS), a high-profile census of nearly half a million UK students and 325 institutions, released its 2015 results earlier this week and has ranked online education provider University of Essex Online as one of the top in the UK with 95% overall student satisfaction. The highest ranked universities in the poll also earned 95%. The NSS is….

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Caroline Bluemel 13th Aug 2015

How an MBA helps career growth

A Master of Business Administration (MBA) is an advanced qualification for anyone wanting to build on their professional opportunities and grow their career. Its specialised pathway helps students to develop skills in key business-related areas such as people management, project delivery and reporting. An MBA also teaches valuable networking and communication skills, enabling students to develop personal and professional networks…..

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Caroline Bluemel 24th Jul 2015

News: Inspirational students scoop university’s top prizes

University of Essex Online presents its prestigious annual awards at each graduation ceremony. This year, Davina Atterbury is the deserving winner of the Inspirational Student of the Year award, and Emma Blaker takes home the prize for Career Student of the Year. Davina, 38, from Birmingham, describes the moment she realised she wanted to change her life, “One night after….

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Caroline Bluemel 21st Jul 2015

Congratulations to our 2015 graduates

Graduation 2015: What an amazing day! 60+ students graduated in the class of 2015. Many travelled from far and wide (as far as Switzerland for some!) and made the journey to the Colchester campus at the University of Essex to experience their hard-earned graduation day. The sun made a valiant effort to shine for the class of 2015 and the….

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Caroline Bluemel 17th Jul 2015

eBooks and education

eBooks are the subject of much misinformation, seen by some as an attempt to replace centuries of simplicity and tradition with a new and overly-complicated electronic device. However, with their multiple features designed specifically for research and study, eBooks are actually one of the most undervalued pieces of technology available to students today. Our handy infographic shows just some of….

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Caroline Bluemel 10th Jul 2015