The days are beginning to get longer and warmer in the UK and, as restrictions ease, we now have more to look forward to. This is great news for many, but for some it maybe a little daunting. So, we’re sharing some of our best tips for easing back into life – both safely and with a bit of fun.

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4 Study Apps Every Student Needs
In 2020, technology plays an important part in how we learn, how we interact with each other and how we enjoy ourselves. A primarily online and sometimes blended learning approach has been adopted by several of the top universities in the country in the wake of the current situation and, luckily, there are a lot […]
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British Phrases to Know When Studying in the UK
Moving from your home country to a new place with new people can seem daunting, especially if you aren’t a native speaker of the language. In addition, countries have many colloquialisms that simply can’t be learnt from a textbook. The UK is no exception. Many localised phrases are often used amongst friends, so you may […]
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Cyber security and remote working: top tips
As a result of current events worldwide, we are seeing businesses shifting their working practices and implementing remote-working as a social distancing measure. Whilst in our tech- focussed day and age, remote-working is a widely adopted strategy and many of us can continue working from home as normal, it does come with its concerns – […]
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3 Tips for Including your Children in your Studies
There are often blogs written about how to participate in your kids’ studies – but what about including them in yours? If you have a family and are taking a full or part-time course and are working from home, chances are your study-time overlaps with looking after your children. Depending on their age, they will […]
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Culture Day 2019: Something to Look Forward to Every Year
This month, we hosted a cultural day for students and academics to showcase their background through music, dance and language. Students and academics showed up in traditional wear and took turns explaining the story behind the clothes. They conversed in different languages, they danced, they sang, they shared food and, most importantly, they had fun! […]
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Meet the Team: Hassan Baajour
Our academics are more than just that; and we wanted to find out more. Our Programme Leader, Hassan Baajour, shared insights into his life with us and informed us of how he got into teaching. How long have you been teaching? I’ve been teaching at QA for 3 years but before doing this, I was […]
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Bridging the Gap: Gender and Business
Even today, certain areas of industry tend to be dominated by and favour male employees. Although some may not be aware, it is actually illegal to pay a woman less for doing the same job as a man. However, in a recent study conducted by gender inequality charity the Fawcett Society, it was found that […]
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5 Tips for Finding the Right Work-Life Balance
The work/life balance is becoming more and more important to both companies and employees, with lots of organisations offering flexible working hours, remote working options and enriching company culture. There is sometimes a temptation to put work first in a way that makes other areas of our life suffer. But there are things you can […]
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5 Tips for Marketing Yourself
Marketing is a huge part of modern life. It dictates what we buy, where we go and how we behave. When done well, it can change our minds and spark our imaginations. So, why should it be any different when it comes to ourselves? Creating a brand for employers to buy into might be the […]
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