STUDENT VOLUNTEERING WEEK: Getting involved

hen why not start volunteering? Join the Student Volunteering Week celebrations from 7 to 13 February

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CHILDREN’S MENTAL HEALTH WEEK: Let’s grow together

It’s Children’s Mental Health Week from 7 to 13 February, and you can get involved: take time to reflect on your own unique journey and set some new goals

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MENTAL HEALTH: dealing with overwhelming feelings

Struggling with recurring negative thoughts? It’s normal to feel isolated in your feelings but you are not alone. It takes courage to cope with these feelings every day but sharing will help you realise that many other people are in similar situations

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SUBJECT CHOICES: making the right decision for you

Don’t know where to start with your subject choices? Whether it’s your first or last time selecting subjects the whole process can be daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. Researching your subject choices can even help you find out more about yourself and what you want to do in the future. If you already have a set career in mind then make an appointment with your careers advisor at school to help ensure that your choices suit this.

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STUDY TIPS: Organising your time

Feeling like you don’t have enough time to study? It’s normal to feel overwhelmed with exams gradually approaching, but becoming more organised will help you take control of your learning.

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Over to you: Rachel Gorman on missing the milestones

Well, this year definitely didn’t go the way you originally planned. From exam fiascos, months out of school to cancelled summer holiday plans, what happened to 2020? Young Scots share their 2020 on pause.

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Over to you: Aimee Thorpe on COVID and mental health

Well, this year definitely didn’t go the way you originally planned. From exam fiascos, months out of school to cancelled summer holiday plans, what happened to 2020? Young Scots share their 2020 on pause.

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Your guide to starting university life

From leaving home to making new friends and pursuing your dreams, university can be the most exciting time of your life. We look at what you need to consider before stepping into the world of higher education.

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Study: UCAS applications explained

From choosing the right universities or colleges to apply for, to acing your personal statement, the UCAS application process can feel overwhelming. We’ve got you covered with what you need to know.

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