Funding my distance learning course

How can I fund my distance learning course?

22nd May 2019

When you want to fit a career-enhancing qualification flexibly into a busy lifestyle with work and family duties, distance learning is an excellent choice. But with financial commitments to consider, you’ll have to find manageable ways to pay for your course, which mean that you can concentrate on a rich learning experience while minimising money worries. Luckily, there are a …

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10 reasons you should get outside this summer

21st May 2019

Spending time in the Great Outdoors brings a host of benefits to your physical and mental health – so it should be an integral part of any well-rounded study regime. Whether you’re a UK-based learner anticipating an impending heatwave or a student from sunnier climes who takes a sizzling snap in your stride, here are 10 reasons you should get …

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10 reasons Digital Marketing could be your ideal career

16th May 2019

If you value variety and flexibility, digital marketing could be the perfect vocational destination. If you’re still not convinced, here are 10 reasons it could be your ideal career. Technology is shaping the future and digital marketing is at the vanguard of a movement that’s changing the world. So whether you’re looking for a new career or promotion to a …

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How do I choose the right distance learning course?

3rd May 2019

Once you’ve decided that the flexibility of distance learning fits your lifestyle, choosing the right course is probably your next consideration. And picking the perfect qualification depends on different criteria. For instance, your main motivation might be moving up the career ladder in your current company, switching to a different sector, setting up your own business or simply satisfying a …

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The Skim — May’s business inspiration summary

1st May 2019

Now spring has sprung, it’s time to shine with more advice from some of the brightest business minds. This month covers innovative startup ideas, crucial industry advice and inspiring entrepreneur journeys. ‘I’d get to work and I’d think I could maybe be making just about what I’m making here if I made more hats.’ Danica Lause’s love of knitting at …

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What are the benefits of distance learning?

29th April 2019

Earning a degree requires commitment, a financial investment and the ability to balance study with family or other responsibilities. So taking time to learn about the benefits of distance learning in comparison to campus-based study allows you to choose which learning style fits your lifestyle and will help you to fulfil your aspirations. Our comparison of the positive aspects of …

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10 health tips when you study from home

25th April 2019

The flexibility and convenience of studying from home are hallmarks of an Anglia Ruskin Distance Learning degree. And although our courses are designed to slot smoothly into busy lifestyles, it’s still important to prepare effectively to maintain physical and mental wellbeing throughout your academic journey. These top 10 tips will help you establish the healthy habits which supercharge success. Separate …

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The Skim — April’s business inspiration summary

11th April 2019

Spring has truly sprung — avoid a seasonal chocolate overdose by delving into our business brain pickings. There’s sage advice on maintaining culture while scaling up your enterprise, resetting your mind to increase resilience and much more. ‘The overarching philosophy is that we’re a culture of “yes”. We believe that there’s a “yes” in every interaction — with a colleague, …

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Championing Charity Digital

12th March 2019

Tight operating margins, fierce fundraising competition and ever-expanding service demands mean that technology is crucial for helping third sector organisations survive and thrive. Yet according to a recent report from experts Tech Trust, although 53 per cent of charities fundraise online, 58 per cent don’t have a defined digital strategy. But with the UK Government launching a £30 million tech fund and …